Saturday, 14 April 2007

Fatehpur Sikri

A deserted city. Built by Mughal Emperor Akbar in 1571. It was the Mughal capital city for 14 years after which it was abandoned, due to lack of water apparently. It stands on a hill looking out over the planes. Its beautifully preserved, like it was abandoned only recently.

Flickr photostream of Fatehpur Sikri.

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