Fatehpur Sikri | Mehtab bagh | Sadar Bazar | Agra Complete Tour(4k) | 2020

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So my Second vlog from my first vlogging trip is live now, after starting midnight trip for Agra and reaching taj mahal at 5:30 am in the morning I also try to cover other places after Taj Mahal, so I have cover places like Fatehpur Sikri, Mehtab bagh and Sadar Bazar as part of my Agra Tour, its was a long and staling day but all those places are good to visit and at the end, I have finished my day at my ZOSTEL,
History of Fatehpur Sikri
Fatehpur Sikri (Urdu: فاتح پور سیکری‎) is a town in the Agra District of Uttar Pradesh, India. The city itself was founded as the capital of Mughal Empire in 1571 by Emperor Akbar, serving this role from 1571 to 1585, when Akbar abandoned it due to a campaign in Punjab and was later completely abandoned in 1610.[1]
The name of the city derives from the village called Sikri which occupied the spot before. An Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) excavation from 1999-2000 indicated that there was a habitation, temples and commercial centers here before Akbar built his capital. It was also a much-loved place of Babur who called it Shukri for its lake of water needed for his armies. He used it for relaxation and also defeated Rana Sanga on its outskirts.

The khanqah of Sheikh Salim existed earlier at this place. Akbar's son Jahangir was born at the village of Sikri in 1569 and that year Akbar began construction of a religious compound to commemorate the Sheikh who had predicted the birth. After Jahangir's second birthday, he began the construction of a walled city and imperial palace here. The city came to be known as Fatehpur Sikri, the "City of Victory", after Akbar's victorious Gujarat campaign in 1573.

After occupying Agra in 1803, the English established an administrative center here and it remained so until 1850. In 1815, the Marquess of Hastings ordered repairment of monuments at Sikri.

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