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. 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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  • This review is for the whole site of Fetephur Sikri rather than this one building. Our guide explained the history of the building and why it was abandoned so soon after being built. Well worth a 2 ho...  more »
  • We stopped here during our well organised tour of the Golden Triangle. Our guide provided insights into its origins and possible explanations for falling into disuse. The Mogul architecture that we we...  more »
  • If you are visiting the 'Golden Triangle' of Delhi, Agra and Jaipur, you will no doubt visit this World Heritage site. It is a well-preserved city fort that was abandoned after only 14 years of use.  more »
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  • Guide is must needed...very nice combination of all religions by Akbar..respect for all religion ..
  • It's name panch mahal bacause this building is five floor
  • Lots of birds will be there. Best place to sit and have picnic.
  • Spellbound. But please revise facts, go through the wikipedia pages before you come here. Guides do good job though.
  • Great place of immense historical importance....outstanding mughal architecture...

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