Panch Mahal - Fatehpur Sikri, Fatehpur Sikri

Admire the incredible design of the five-floored palace at Panch Mahal - Fatehpur Sikri. The palace is also referred to as "Badgir" or "wind tower" thanks to its design, which uses hundreds of columns to alleviate heat by increasing air flow. The palace has 176 columns in total, of which 84 stand on the ground level supporting the structure above, with certain design elements reflect those of nearby Buddhist temples. Explore the palace, which offers fantastic views of the fort that sits to its left, providing ideal photo opportunities. Wander around at your own pace, or hire a guide to learn more about the rich history of the site. For Panch Mahal - Fatehpur Sikri and beyond, use our Fatehpur Sikri trip itinerary builder app to get the most from your Fatehpur Sikri vacation.
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  • very well-preserved, giant plant. The course offers interesting insights into the art of building. Very well maintained.
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  • The attraction lies in 37 km from Agra. When building made of red sandstone. The main value is the Palace of the Emperor, in which to visit the gate of height more than 50 meters, the mosque, the tomb of Salim, a public meeting hall, room for private meetings and personal Chambers of the Emperor's wife. The cost of visiting 500 rupees.
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  • another stop on our golden triangle tour , we had to get on a bus to go to this site and yes take your shoes off and pay for them to be taken care of , it was very busy on the day we visited, and yes ...  more »
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  • Another beautiful muhal structure in Fatehpur Skiri near Diwane khaas. I suggest you to read a little before visiting there and without a guide.
  • Amazing place. Guide recommended. Bargain guide for RS.100
  • The Panch Mahala meaning wind catcher tower was commissioned by Sikarwar Rajputs. This structure stands close to the Zenana quarters (Harem) which supports the supposition that it was used for entertainment and relaxation. This is one of the most important buildings in Fatehpur Sikri. This is an extraordinary structure employing the design elements of a Buddhist Temple; entirely columnar, consisting of four stories of decreasing size arranged asymmetrically on the ground floor, which contains 84 columns. These columns, that originally had jaali (screens) between them, support the whole structure. Once these screens provided purdah (cover) to queens and princess on the top terraces enjoying the cool breeze and watching splendid views of Sikri fortifications and the town nestling at the foot of the ridge.
  • Nice historic place do take a guide Ok ok maintained by ASI
  • As being Indian have to seen once time in life..it was good experience....👍
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