What to see in Fatehpur Sikri:
Buland Darwaza: This is the most famous in the city. It is the doorway on the south side of Jama Masjid. Height of this gateway is 180 feet. Other name of this gateway is Horseshoe Gate. People nail horseshoes to the wooden door which gives luck to them.
Diwan-e-Khaas: This hall used for private purpose. Official and important meeting used to hold at this place. This place is famous for its main pillar. Its base is in square shape. Platform is supporting by the beautifully carved pillars.
Diwan-e-Aam: Akbar used this hall to solve the problems of the public. Near this hall, Turkish baths are located.
Salim Chishti’s Tomb: Around this tomb visitors can enjoy beautiful garden. This was made up of marble. Pillars at this place are beautifully carved. Around the tomb, one can find unique designs and carvings windows.
Panch Mahal: It was a 5 storied Palace. Floor of this mahal supported by 176 carved pillars.
Mariam Zamani’s Palace: This was built for Akbar’s wife in Gujarati Architectural style.
Ibadat Khana: Ibadat Khana was built to worship God. This was built in 1575 by Akbar.
Naqqar Khana: Drums was placed here. When Emperor is entering into the public hall these drums used to play. It is located near Elephant Gate. Of all the gates of India this was the most important gate.
Anoop Talao: It is a beautifully decorated pool. Four bridges are leading towards this pool. Around this pool, Akbars residence, Astrologers seat, Diwan-e-Khaas, Panch Mahal, Khwaabghar are located.
Jama Masjid: According to the inscriptions, construction of this Masjid completed in 1571 AD. On the top of the masjid visitors can see row of cenotaph. This was made up of marble.