The Palace Of Jodha Bai, Fatehpur Sikri

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Address: Fatehpur Sikri, Uttar Pradesh, India

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About The Palace Of Jodha Bai, Fatehpur Sikri

This is the residence of royal queen Jodha Bai and the wife of Mughal emporer Akbar. Being the largest and most important part of the imperial harem- queen’s residence, it has all the provisions for a comfortable and lavish stay for the Queen Jodha Bai.

It consists of a rectangular block with a single magnificent gateway on the eastern side. The decoration is in classic Hindu style as the Queen Jodha was a Hindu.

Hindu motifs like hams (swan), parrot, elephants, lotus, srivatsa mark, ghant mala etc are decorated in the interior. The colonnaded dalan contains curvilinear square pillars with beautiful moldings and extremely graceful brackets. The western suite, which serves the purpose of temple, contains beautiful curvilinear pillars with brackets. This suite contains vedikas and several Hindu motifs. The super structure of the building is comprises of chhatris, chhaparkhats with eight pillars, semi circular domes and triangular khaprel roofs, The corner domes and khaprel roofs bears traces of arabesque designs in glazed tiles.

The Palace Of Jodha Bai Information

  • Guides are available.


The Palace Of Jodha Bai Ticket Prices

  • 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.

How To reach The Palace Of Jodha Bai by Public Transport

  • You can get there by taxis or private vehicles.

Restaurants Near The Palace Of Jodha Bai

  • 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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The Palace Of Jodha Bai, Fatehpur Sikri Reviews

  • A unique integration of Hindu, Persian and Islamic Architecture. But place is full of goons and criminals. Be careful while traveling to Fatehpur Sikri. Beware of fake guides and local cheaters. Nightmare experience. 4 star only for the buildings and structure. For people over there .. -be star.

  • The palace was build with all basic facilities. It has rooms for summer and winter seperately. A unique combination of different art forms like Hindu, Persian, Islamic etc. Be careful of guides, most of them are unorthorized and just trying to loot you.

  • Jodha Bai’s Palace is inside the Fatehpur sikri fort. The palace has summer rooms and winter rooms. The Palace is well maintained, quiet, beautiful and clean.

  • Great piece of architecture Place is surrounded by so called guides which they are not . They follow you like a hawk

  • Totally beautiful, but one of the worst travel experiences ever. From the parking lot to the bus, constantly hounded by hawkers and unofficial guides. They do not allow outside guides. Then into an overcrowded bus for the 10 minute ride from parking to gate. Upon arrival, we were still bombarded, both inside and out by these unofficial guides. We could not go more than 5 minutes without being approached, sometimes rather aggressively. We finally cut our visit short when trying to get to the mosque, we were angrily yelled at by a guide because we refused to follow him. We saw no western tourists here, and can understand why. Even our driver said he had to watch what he said there for fear of retribution. While the site is breathtaking, until they clean up their act, it is better skipped.

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