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Peerless Pool (Anup Talao) Fatehpur Sikri
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Anup Talao, or Peerless Pool is located in front of khawabgah, Akbar's private quarters. This is one of the most beautiful sites in all of Fatehpur Sikri. This square red sand stone tank measures approximately 30 meters on each side; in the middle of the tank is this raised platform, The Anoop Talao is forever associated with Akbar's legendary court musician Tansen who, it is said, could light oil lamps with the magic of his voice.
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Uploaded: 17/05/2010
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