Hiran Minar

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  • Address: Fatehpur Sikri, Uttar Pradesh, India
  • Timings: 06:00 am - 06:00 pm Details
  • Ticket Price: Free
  • Time Required: 00:30 Mins
  • Tags: View Point, Historical Site, Tower

Located in the open plains, this high tower stands in a polo ground converted into a sanctuary for Antelopes. The 53 steps lead to the top of the tower and an excellent bird eye’s view of the entire Fatehpur Sikri can be observed from here.

A combination of octagonal and circular shape is decorated with an alternate row of six pointed star and hexagons.

Numerous elephant tusks are protruding from the centre of the each star and hexagons (now replaced with stone tusks). It is believed that real elephant tusks symbolize the novelty and grandeur of Mughal Empire.

  • Guides are available.

  • A joint ticket of INR 260 should be taken for all the attractions around Fatehpur Sikri.
  • Children have a concession in the ticket fee.
  • The best time to visit this place is around the sunrise or the sunset to have a magnificent view of the city.
  • Video shooting & photography has separate charges.

  • You can hire taxis or can get there by private vehicles.

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  • The local eateries serving authentic Indian flavoured chicken and meat, Non Khatai- a local sweet

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  • Hiran Minar Address: Fatehpur Sikri, Uttar Pradesh, India
  • Hiran Minar Timing: 06:00 am - 06:00 pm
  • Hiran Minar Price: Free
  • Best time to visit Hiran Minar(preferred time): 05:00 pm - 06:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Hiran Minar: 00:30 Mins
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  • 95% of people who visit Fatehpur Sikri include Hiran Minar in their plan

  • 39.06% of people start their Hiran Minar visit around 11 AM - 12 PM

  • People usually take around 30 Minutes to see Hiran Minar

Tuesday, Friday and Saturday

62.3% of people prefer walking in order to reach Hiran Minar

People normally club together The Buland Darwaza and Red Sandstone Monuments while planning their visit to Hiran Minar.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures