Panch Mahal

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  • Address: Fatehpur Sikri, Uttar Pradesh, India
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  • Timings: 07:00 am - 07:00 pm Details
  • Ticket Price: Free
  • Time Required: 00:30 Mins
  • Tags: Landmark, Palace

This 5 storied structure is a living example of Indo-Islamic blend in Indian culture and tradition. Built in classic Buddhist architectural style, it stands on a western line of the courtyard. Primarily used for relaxation and entertainment purposes, it is a Badgir, the Persian wind tower for ladies of the harem as an observatory to cover the queens and princess on the top terraces enjoying the cool breezes and watching splendid view of the Fatehpur Sikri.

The structure is so designed that each storey is pillared and smaller than the other as you move upwards. The 84 columns support the ground floor and the uppermost domed floor has 4 columns. The whole structure is very airy and was fashioned to give a respite from the scorching summers of Agra.

  • 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.
  • Video shooting & photography has separate charges.

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

  • Sher-E-Punjab- Paneer and Naan
  • The local eateries serving authentic Indian flavoured chicken and meat, Non Khatai- a local sweet

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  • Panch Mahal Address: Fatehpur Sikri, Uttar Pradesh, India
  • Panch Mahal Timing: 07:00 am - 07:00 pm
  • Panch Mahal Price: Free
  • Best time to visit Panch Mahal(preferred time): 04:00 pm - 06:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Panch Mahal: 00:30 Mins
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  • 95% of people who visit Fatehpur Sikri include Panch Mahal in their plan

  • 30.43% of people start their Panch Mahal visit around 1 PM - 2 PM

  • People usually take around 30 Minutes to see Panch Mahal

Tuesday, Friday and Sunday

76.12% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Panch Mahal

People normally club together Red Sandstone Monuments and Hotel Vrindavan while planning their visit to Panch Mahal.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures
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  • It is awesome Place to Visit. Plan at least one Day tour for Proper visit. There is some places in Agra for Visitors. Must Explore about it in Advance. It will your journey Memorable.. All the Best.

  • Very beautiful place! Monument are in really great shape! Very well maintained! All the monuments are very nearby which can be covered in half day or as less as 2 hours! Entry fees are there at every monument!

  • Fatehpur and Sikri are lovely places to visit and spend time. Could see blend of Hindu Muslim Christian architecture built by Akbar representing his three wives from different religion. Minimum one hour is needed for each place and even more based on your interests. Nice place for photography.

  • Very nice place. You will have an excellent experience. Anyone visiting this place for the first time, please take an approved guide. Guide will be costing Rs 450- 500. Please bargain if possible. Its the home place of Akbar and his 3 wives.

  • A historical city made by Akbar..what can be wrong here? Nothing. It's really huge and I couldn't see the whole thing in one day. But it's a lot of hustle bustle and guides cost too much, they don't even deserve that much..Otherwise it's a decent place to visit, I'd suggest to go during off seasons (summer) and not take a guide.

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