Sufi Saint Salim Chisti’s Tomb

One of the most influential people in the history of Mughal Era was Sufi Saint Salim Chishti- who played a major role in the functioning of the Mughal Empire. His Mazar (tomb) is constructed in the middle of the Emperor’s Courtyard at Fatehpur Sikri (Agra). Chishti’s tomb was originally built with red sandstone and it was much later that the entire structure was converted into … Continue reading Sufi Saint Salim Chisti’s Tomb

Buland Darwaza at Fatehpur Sikri

‘Buland Darwaza’ famously known as the ‘Gate of Magnificence’ at Fatehpur Sikri(Agra), was built in 16th century by the great mughal emperor Akbar. He built the Buland Darwaza to commemorate his victory over Gujarat and it is also believed to be one of the highest gateway of the world. It is constructed of red and buff sandstone, and decorated by carving and inlaying of white … Continue reading Buland Darwaza at Fatehpur Sikri