Buland Darwaza

Buland Darwaza Travel Map

Buland Darwaza, located in Fatehpur Sikri, is also known as the 'Gate of Magnificence'. This grand gateway was built by the Mughal Emperor Akbar, when he defeated the king of Khandesh in 1573.Built in red sandstone, this gateway stands 40 metres high and can be seen from far. Reflecting typical elements of Mughal architecture, the decorations of the gateway are done in white marble. The gateway also features calligraphic inscriptions from the Quran on its front pillars and chattris.Situated on the hill where the Jama Masjid Mosque is located, this gateway can be approached by 42 steps. It also serves as the entrance to the Jama Masjid mosque in Fatehpur Sikri.

Other Places To Visit In Agra
Taj Mahal
Agra Red Fort
Fatehpur Sikri
St Johns Church
Humayun's Mosque
Dayal Bagh Temple

Fatehpur sikri Fort, Dadupura, Fatehpur Sikri, Uttar Pradesh 283110, India

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