The Palace Of Jodha BaiCurrently Open [Closes at 06:00 pm]
- Address: Fatehpur Sikri, Uttar Pradesh, India
- Timings: 06:00 am - 06:00 pm Details
- Ticket Price: Free
- Time Required: 01:00 Hrs
- Tags: Landmark, Historical Site, Palace, Family And Kids
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.
- 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 get there by taxis or 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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95% of people who visit Fatehpur Sikri include The Palace Of Jodha Bai in their plan
2 PM - 3 PM
76.47% of people start their The Palace Of Jodha Bai visit around 2 PM - 3 PM
People usually take around 1 Hr to see The Palace Of Jodha Bai
61.54% of people prefer walking in order to reach The Palace Of Jodha Bai
Those who love history would love visiting it like really. Or else it remains one of the picnic spots for many. It is clean and well maintained.
Great place and palace.. When you see this palace from outside you can see mugal style but inside find the great Rajputana style.
Historical palace which can be visited with family. One can spend 2-3 hours exploring the fort.
Yaaa it's a good place to visit and get to know about the historical monuments as this place is totally amazing for the people who love to see old monument buildings this palace is so huge that it will easily take 3-4 hours in just watching the Beauty of the walls and the worst part of this place is inside buildings there is a drastic smell which can easily vomit you seriously just go and see its beauty from outside do not go inside buildings as there is so bad smell I can't tell you and during morning hours this place is almost free of peoples and you can have full enjoyment here at a price of 40₹ per person as the ticket cost 40₹ per person here
Hire a guide. A govt. bus helps you to reach the palace which saves time and confusion. Just cooperate with the Govt. tourism for hasslefree experience. Jodhabai palace reverbrates with memories of Akbar's three wives, a separate palace for each, diwan e khas, Navratna, Jaltarang, tulsi plant Krishna mandir, women boxers who gaurded the main palace of Jodhabai. The guides beautifully explain each historical fact which is also visible in the murals, in architecture. The greenery and vegetation is great. You can enjoy shade of imli and neem trees. wellmaintained...relax and enjoy. Avoid arguments with official. Just take a heritage walk and feel the history inside out.