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Tomb of Sheikh Salim Chisti

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Address: Fatehpur Sikri, India

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This mausoleum is known as one of the finest examples of Mughal architecture in India. It was constructed in 1580-1581 and was built by emperor Akbar as a sign of respect for the... read more

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Toronto, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This mausoleum is known as one of the finest examples of Mughal architecture in India. It was constructed in 1580-1581 and was built by emperor Akbar as a sign of respect for the Sufi saint Sheikh Salim Chisti who predicted that Akbar would have a son. Akbar would name his son Prince Salim in gratitude and prince Salim would later... More 

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Rajshahi City, Bangladesh
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Tomb of Sheikh Salim Chisti is the place, Peoples believe in Some miracle place with serenity!!! some people believes that they will be pregnant after visiting this place!!! Salim Chisti is a great fond of Emperor Akbar and liked by Akbar. Opposite of Buland Darwaja and made by amazing marbles. breathtaking view.

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Warsaw, Poland
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Reviewed 1 week ago

many people visit this place as they believe they would have a baby after the visit, you can see many people praying

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Salim Chisti was a great Sufi Saint who was highly revered by Akbar. His blessings had given Akbar a son-Salim who was also named after the saint. The tomb of Salim Chisti is made in marble. The structure is well built and lies right opposite the Buland Darwaza. People from all faith visit the tomb to seek blessings of the... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is the mausoleum of the famed Sheikh Salim Christi who blessed the Mughul King Akbar to have a child. Its revered by many Muslims as well as Hindis. Located in the central mosque court yard. It’s a shining example of Moghul architecture in white marble, beautifully contrasting all the red sandstone. Intricate white marble work, but after visiting the... More 

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Last month, we travelled to Fatehpur Sikri to visit this tomb. You have to park in the parking lot and take a bus up the hill. My mom is 67 years old and as a teenager had tied a thread inside the shrine and made a wish. If your wish comes true, you are supposed to go back to untie... More 

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very beautiful place near Agra. Must visit if you plan for Taj Mahal and Agra!!! Worth the time to stop by there.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The tomb of Sheikh Salim Chisti is a highlight in the already impressive Fatehpur Sikri. The architecture of the mausoleum is truly stunning, particularly the intricately carved screens that encircle the whole building - each one unique and more beautiful than the next. As the legend goes, Sheikh Salim Chisti blessed Emperor Akbar and foretold the birth of his son,... More 

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Holy place to visit ancient and beautiful monument people tie thread to fulfil their wishes inside shrine Looks great white marble structure around red stone buildings

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Reviewed 26 March 2017

If you're into Mughal history, you must visit Fatepur Sikri (4 hours drive from Agra). This is a village/ fort built by Akbar, all in red sandstone. Here you can see the rooms of the famous queens, including Joda Bai's - really interesting and the architecture is amazing. The Tomb of Salim Christi is on the grounds and is a... More 

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