Birbal Bhawan, Fatehpur Sikri

Birbal Bhawan, Fatehpur Sikri

About Birbal Bhawan:

Birbal was one of the Nine Jewels of the court of Emperor Akbar. He was a very senior minister. The Birbal Bhawan is a beautiful monument that is ornately carved inside out. This palace is thought to be the living quarters of Birbal.

History of Birbal Bhawan:

This place was built in 1571. It has four square rooms which are all interconnected through open doorways. The palace is situated amidst the lush green gardens and lawns. The lower Haram Sara housed Akbar’s large inventory of female servants. A walk down the lanes of Fatehpur Sikri will give a feeling of how glorious the golden era of Indian history was.

Facts of Birbal Bhawan:

Relive the rich heritage and culture of the bygone Mughal period. Birbal was the Akbar’s most favorite minister, the interior of this palace has beautiful carvings of red sandstone and the columns have nice geometric details. This palace house is part of the Fatehpur Sikri palace complex.

It is a great amalgamation of the Mughal and Persian architecture. It is situated near the Jodha Bai Palace. This palace is intentionally designed to be double-dome structure so that the interior of the palace remains cool during summers also. The architectural beauty of the monument will leave you spellbound. It is one of the famous tourist spots in Fatehpur Sikri.

Top things to do in Fatehpur Sikri:

Historical lovers can explore the Buland Darwaza, Jodha Bai Palace, Jama Masjid, Tomb of itimad ud daulah, panch mahal, and fatehpur sikri itself. Read more about Agra at Guide to Travel Agra.

Birbal Bhawan Fatehpur Sikri Timings:

From morning 6:00 A.M to evening 6:00 P.M all day

Birbal Bhawan Entrance Fees:


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