Travel to Fatehpur

Fatehpur is an old town, one of Shekhawati’s main regions, located in the Sikar district of Rajasthan. Tourists, who want to try new places, have a hand in art and culture are very popular with Fatehpur. Fatehpur has a few palaces and fortresses adorning the beautiful fresco artisan, easily accessible on the Delhi- Jaipur highway. Rajasthani hospitality, art love, and culture are in Fatehpur for a break in the monotonous routine. Fatehpur is a very famous tourist place with depicting great Indian history.

How to reach Fatehpur

By Air: The Sanganer Jaipur Airport provides access to Fatehpur. The town of Fatehpur is about 157 km away. A flight to Jaipur is available to take you to Fatehpur and then rent a taxi or a private car. It takes 2-3 hours to fly smoothly from Delhi. Jaipur flight is available in nearly all Indian cities. Operators such as Air India and Jet Airways are also linked to foreign countries. The closest airport is JAI-154 km from Fatehpur.
By Road: From Jaipur and Bikaner to Fatehpur there are regular bus connections. The city can also be reached by private cars. Local vehicles are frequently linked to and from the city.
The best time to visit Fatehpur Fatehpur Sikri has hot and dry summers. At that time the temperature varies from 30 ° centigrade to 42 ° centigrade. If you intend to visit Fatehpur Siri, summers should be avoided. The time to visit Fatehpur Sikri is best for Monsoon. In particular, in July, the region receives adequate rainfall. The Fatehpur Sikri temperature is varying from 25 ° C to 38 ° C. This is a fine time to experience the beautiful attractions of Fatehpur Sikri, Diwan I-Khaas, Diwan-i-Aam, and Buland Darwaza. Fatehpur Sikri is slightly cold by day and very cold at night in the winter season. You can easily discover its fortification and other attractions throughout the day. The winter temperature is between 8 and 25 degrees Celsius.

Famous places to visit in Fatehpur

Jama Masjid
Jama Masjid is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1986 and is one of the largest mosques in the region. Became the Friday Mosque and was founded by Emperor Akbar between 1571-72 AD. This splendid mosque was designed and constructed under the guidance of Sufi Saint Sheik Salim Chishti. The mosque has a rectangular structure with a wide courtyard and a north, south, and East entrance. The interior of the mosque is adorned by the Holy Quran with glazed tiles, inlaid stones, and paintings.
Timings: 6 AM-6 PM
Distance from the city: 1 km
Entry Fee: INR 20 for Indians and INR 260 for Foreigners
Buland Darwaza
Buland Darwaza, also known as the Gate of Magnificence, is the main entrance to the Fatehpur Sikri Jama Masjid complex. In 1576 AD Emperor Akbar built this gateway to celebrate its victory over Gujarat. This gate is made of black and white marble, made of red and buff sandstone. This 15-story gateway is the entrance to Fatehpur Sikri city, which rises at an altitude of 54 meters. The best of all is the insignia of the Holy Qur and Persian inscription on the pillars and the archway.
Timings: 7 AM-6 PM
Entry Fee: INR 20 and INR 260 Foreigner
Archaeological Museum
This museum is housed inside a treasury building at a distance of 100 m from the Diwan I-Am. This place was in ruins during the period 2002–2004 before it was restored. Indoors, in Fatehpur Sikri, the Mughal and the Mughal artifacts have been found. Also, the museum includes four galleries, showing monolithic prehistoric stone tools. Furthermore, in the museum, there are Jain paintings, miniature stone sculptures, and figurines.
Timings: 9 AM-5 PM (Closed on Friday)
Birbal’s Palace
The Palace of Birbal was built around 1571, the official residence of Raja Birbal, Prime Minister of Akbar Hindu. This is the location where Akbar senior queens, Ruqayya Begum and Salima Begum, resided. This building is an authentic representation of Mughal architecture which is visible through complex sculptures, surreal charkha, and high floral motifs.
Timings: 7 AM-6 PM (Closed on Friday)
Entry Fee: INR 20 for Indians, INR 260 for foreigners
Hiran Minar
In the memory of his beloved elephant Hiran, Emperor Akbar constructed this minar. The seminar was known as mileage and a lighthouse that helped people easily follow the darkness. This seminar has the octagonal form from the ground floor, at a height of 21.34 m. The remainder of the tower is circular on the other side. In minor and six-point stars there are also alternatively hexagons. The Akbar tower was simply a watchtower while people were standing and watching sports, games, and animal combat. This was constructed during Akbar’s reign.
Timings: 7 AM-6 PM
Entry Fee: INR 20 for Indians and INR 260 for Foreigners

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