Fatehpur Sikri

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Fatehpur Sikri is a town in the Agra District of Uttar Pradesh, India.wikipedia
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Mughal Empire

MughalMughalsMughal India
The city itself was founded as the capital of Mughal Empire in 1571 by Emperor Akbar, serving this role from 1571 to 1585, when Akbar abandoned it due to a campaign in Punjab and was later completely abandoned in 1610.
Among the Mughal UNESCO World Heritage Sites in South Asia are: Agra Fort, Fatehpur Sikri, Red Fort, Humayun's Tomb, Lahore Fort and the Taj Mahal, which is described as, "The jewel of Muslim art in India, and one of the universally admired masterpieces of the world's heritage."

Agra

Agra, IndiaAgra, Uttar PradeshAkbarabad
After occupying Agra in 1803, the English established an administrative center here and it remained so until 1850.
Agra is a major tourist destination because of its many Mughal-era buildings, most notably the Taj Mahal, Agra Fort and Fatehpur Sikri, all of which are UNESCO World Heritage Sites.

Jahangir

JehangirEmperor JahangirPrince Salim
Akbar's son Jahangir was born at the village of Sikri in 1569 and that year Akbar began construction of a religious compound to commemorate the Sheikh who had predicted the birth.
Prince Salim, later Jahangir, was born on 31 August 1569, in Fatehpur Sikri, to Akbar and one of his wives Mariam-uz-Zamani, daughter of Raja Bharmal of Amber.

Uttar Pradesh

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Fatehpur Sikri is a town in the Agra District of Uttar Pradesh, India.
Akbar ruled from Agra and Fatehpur Sikri.

Akbar's conquest of Gujarat

Mughals invaded Gujaratvictorious Gujarat campaign in 1573
The city came to be known as Fatehpur Sikri, the "City of Victory", after Akbar's victorious Gujarat campaign in 1573. The Buland Darwaza was built in honor of his successful campaign in Gujarat, when the city came to be known as Fatehpur Sikri - "The City of Victory".
On 2 July 1572, he started for Áhmedábád from his capital at Fatehpur Sikri.

Buland Darwaza

Buland Darwāza
The Buland Darwaza was built in honor of his successful campaign in Gujarat, when the city came to be known as Fatehpur Sikri - "The City of Victory".
It is the main entrance to the Jama Masjid, Delhi at Fatehpur Sikri, which is 43 km from Agra, India.

Jama Mosque, Fatehpur Sikri

Jama MasjidJami Masjid
The Jama Masjid (Friday Mosque) is a 17th-century mosque in the World Heritage Site of Fatehpur Sikri in India.

Tomb of Salim Chishti

House of Shaikh Salim ChishtiSalim Chishti's Mazar (tomb)Tomb of Salim Chisti
The Tomb of Salim Chishti is famed as one of the finest examples of Mughal architecture in India, built during the years 1580 and 1581, along with the imperial complex at Fatehpur Sikri near Zenana Rauza and facing south towards Buland Darwaza, within the quadrangle of the Jama Masjid which measures 350 ft. by 440 ft. It enshrines the burial place of the Sufi saint, Salim Chisti (1478 – 1572), a descendant of Khwaja Moinuddin Chishti of Ajmer, and who lived in a cavern on the ridge at Sikri.

Ibadat Khana

Ibādat KhānaIbadatkhana
1556–1605) at Fatehpur Sikri to gather spiritual leaders of different religious grounds so as to conduct a discussion on the teachings of the respective religious leaders.

Salim Chishti

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The khanqah of Sheikh Salim existed earlier at this place.
Akbar held the Sufi in such high regard that he had a great city Fatehpur Sikri built around his camp.

Din-i Ilahi

Din-i-IlahiDin-e IlahiDīn-i Ilāhī
This led to the creation of the Ibādat Khāna ("House of Worship") at Fatehpur Sikri in 1575.

Panch Mahal, Fatehpur Sikri

Panch Mahal
Panch Mahal is a palace in Fatehpur Sikri, Uttar Pradesh, India.

Mariam-uz-Zamani

Jodha BaiJodhaJodhabai
In 1569, Akbar heard the news that his first Hindu wife was expecting a child, and that he might hope for the first of the three sons that had previously been promised to him by Sheikh Salim Chisti, a reputed holy man who lived at Sikri.

Akbar

Akbar the GreatEmperor AkbarJalaluddin Muhammed Akbar
The city itself was founded as the capital of Mughal Empire in 1571 by Emperor Akbar, serving this role from 1571 to 1585, when Akbar abandoned it due to a campaign in Punjab and was later completely abandoned in 1610.
Akbar's courts at Delhi, Agra, and Fatehpur Sikri became centres of the arts, letters, and learning.

Agra district

Agra
Fatehpur Sikri is a town in the Agra District of Uttar Pradesh, India.
The district consists of 15 blocks, namely Etmadpur, Khandauli, Shamshabad, Fatehabad, Jagner, Kheragarh, Saiyan, Achhnera, Akola, Bichpuri, Fatehpur Sikri, Barauli Ahir, Bah, Pinahat and Jaitpur Kalan.

Birbal

Raja BirbalMahesh Das
Birbal was said to have received a two-storey house in Fatehpur Sikri within the palace complex, built close to Akbar's own chambers.

Fatehpur Sikri railway station

The nearest railway station is Fatehpur Sikri railway station, about 1 km from the city centre.
It serves Fatehpur Sikri city.

Islam Khan I

Islam KhanIslam Khan ChistiIslam Khan Chishti
He was buried in Fatehpur Sikri and laid by the side of his grandfather Shaikh Salim Chishti.

Jama masjid

Friday mosquecongregational mosqueJāmeh

Daultabad

These are Daultabad, Nayavas, Satha, Korai, Behrawati, Byara, Undera, Kachora, Singarpur, Vidyapur, Onera, Arrua.
This village is surrounded by three towns viz Kiraoli, Acchhnera and Fatehpur Sikri.

Mughal emperors

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The city itself was founded as the capital of Mughal Empire in 1571 by Emperor Akbar, serving this role from 1571 to 1585, when Akbar abandoned it due to a campaign in Punjab and was later completely abandoned in 1610.

Punjab

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The city itself was founded as the capital of Mughal Empire in 1571 by Emperor Akbar, serving this role from 1571 to 1585, when Akbar abandoned it due to a campaign in Punjab and was later completely abandoned in 1610.

Archaeological Survey of India

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An Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) excavation from 1999-2000 indicated that there was a habitation, temples and commercial centres here before Akbar built his capital.

Khanqah

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The khanqah of Sheikh Salim existed earlier at this place.