Fatehpur Sikri

Fatehpur Sikri is a small city in Uttar Pradesh which is very close to Bayana, founded by a Mughal emperor. Red sandstone buildings are the center of attraction. In Fatehpur Sikri, Buland Darwaza gate is the entrance to Jama Masjid mosque.  Nearby is the marble Tomb of Salim Chishti. Diwan-E-Khas hall has a carved central pillar.Jodha Bais Palace is an infrequent exemplary of a mix of Hindu and Mughal styles, next to the 5-story Panch Mahal.

Buland Darwaza

Keoladeo National Park, which was formerly known as Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary. This sanctuary is a shelter of 375 bird’s species. With a huge tourist attraction, this place has also been declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. Keoladeo Bird Sanctuary is a famous avifauna sanctuary that sees thousands of rare and highly endangered birds such as the Siberian Crane come here during the winter season. Every year thousands of emigrant waterfowl visit the park for wintering and breeding. The sanctuary is one of the richest bird areas in the world
On 13 March 1976, this region was declared as Bird Sanctuary. Keoladeo National Park was declared a World Heritage In 1985. Keoladeo Bird Sanctuary was the personal duck hunting of the Maharajas of Bharatpur.
Here Ajan Dam was constructed by Ruler Maharaja Surajmal of Bharatpur. This dam was built on the confluence of two rivers, Gambhir and Banganga.

Jama Mosque

Jama Mosque is built by the Shan Jahan in between 1644 and 1656. This Mosque is dedicated to the daughter of Shan Jahan. In the construction of the Jama Mosque white marble and red stone was used. The design of the Jama Mosque is unique astounding and is rare to find in the world. It is well constructed with a fountain at the center. In the courtyard of Jama Mosque can accommodate more than 25,000 persons. There are three domes on the terrace which are surrounded by the two minarets that enhance the beauty of Jama Mosque. On the floor, a total of 899 black borders are marked for worshippers. The wing on the prayer wall and panel are beautiful design with sandstone, most resemble with the one in Taj Mahal. This is a testimony of astounding culture, tradition, and love for architecture during a Mughal period can be understood.

Tomb of Salim Chishti

Tomb of Salim Chishti is one of the finest examples of the Mughal Empire. Tomb of Salim Chishti facing south towards Buland Darwaza within the quadrangle of the Jama Masjid which measures 350 ft by 440ft. It preserves the burial place of the Sufi saint, Salim Chisti a descendant of Khwaja Moinuddin Chishti of Ajmer; they give a blessing to Akbar’s or Salim. The Tomb constructed by Akbar of his respect for the Sufi saint.
The mausoleum is built on a platform of about 1 meter high, with the entrance door above five stairs. There are four pillars on the door in which attractive carvings of belbuton with geometric shapes. Marble forged around the main tomb, which looks like ivory to see due to pretty work.


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