Fatehpur Sikri, India. Historic Mughal residence. | Cecil Images
Fatehpur Sikri, Uttar Pradesh, India. The Throne Pillar in the Diwan-i-Khas (Hall of Private Audience) or Emperor Jalal el-Din Akbar.
Today's Indian Palace: Fatehpur Sikri
Fatehpur Sikri was built by the third Mugal Emperor, Akbar, near the cave where the Sufi holy man Salim Chisti lived as a hermit. Salim Chisti foretold the birth of Akbar's son, who was named Salim after the saint. This son later became Mughal Emperor under the name Jahangir. Fatehpur Sikri means "city of victory." Construction began in 1570. This was the first new city built by the Mughals, and it was Akbar's capital for only a decade. The site might have been a good one for a hermit, but…
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