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Holy Places in Fatehpur Sikri

Fatehpur Sikri lies very close to Agra in Uttar Pradesh. Some of the most enigmatic and charming architecture of the Mughal era is housed in this city. The Mughal Emperor Akbar deserves all the credit for patronizing and nurturing the architectural finery and constructive elegance of the age. There are also many holy places in and around Fatehpur Sikri for which the place has acquired special importance as a major tourist spot in Uttar Pradesh.

Fatehpur is an ideal countryside location lying very close to Agra in Uttar Pradesh. The massive buildings of Fatehpur include intricate oriental architecture. Fatehpur Sikri has evolved much over the years, mostly because of the vast array of buildings representing the artistic excellence that prevailed during the rule of the Mughal emperors. These Mughal buildings are a true fusion of Indian and Islamic cultures.

These holy places in Fatehpur Sikri have architectural features very typical to all of the other Mughal Architecture. All of them have a main central dome and, the main structure is surrounded by minarets. These minarets too are crowned by mini domes. While you are on a Visit to Uttar Pradesh, you can best access these Holy places from Agra. Agra is well connected to Delhi by air and to various other cities. There is also the option to avail the Taj Express or the Shatabdi Express to get to the city. You can also enjoy a drive to Ftaehpur Sikri, which lies at a distance of 204 km from Delhi.

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