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Panch Mahal - Fatehpur Sikri, Fatehpur Sikri
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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. Use our Fatehpur Sikri tour planner to add Panch Mahal - Fatehpur Sikri and other attractions to your Fatehpur Sikri vacation plans.
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  • Historically significant place and place for believers in miracles. It is believed that if make offerings here, your wishes would be fulfilled. 
  • We came here on our last day in Agra having been advised that Fatehpur Sikri was worth seeing more so than Agra Fort so that was our decision made. It's about 40kms from Agra. Massive, expansive compl...  more »
  • We visited this place with our in - laws. We liked the place. It is a five storey building which was meant to be the shelter of the royal ladies . The top story of the building offered a panoramic vie...  more »
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  • A Historical Place. This mahal is a Part of Jodha Mahal. Whenever you visit Fatehpur Sikri must go for it too.
  • Panch mahal is one of the beautiful mahals in Sikri Fort. It looks so beautiful when the sun goes behind it during sunset.
  • Place of justice. Sound system of tansen. Nice to see that place
  • Great monument, this is the one part of jodha bai palace. Must see this great architecture building.
  • Mughal Emperor Akhbar's Capital for 16 years. A Great Symbol of Akbar's Legacy. Must Visit Place in Agra.