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Fatehpur Sikr, Agra, Uttar Pradesh, India
India
Fatehpur Sikri Palace complex was built over a number of years in the 1500’s. It was built by the Mughal Emperor Jalal’ud-Din Muhammad Akbar (1556-1605). The complex is on a hill about by an artificial lake. The taller five level structure in the background is the Panch Mahalo palace.
Copyright: Edward Oest
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Taken: 25/06/2012
Uploaded: 25/06/2012
Updated: 12/08/2014
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