Palaces in India

Birbal Bhawan

The moment you step into the premises of the Fatehpur Sikri in Uttar Pradesh in India, you are transported to an era of the past, which still surrounds almost the entirety of the complex. The streets, today deserted take you past the lives and days of the great Mughals, an era which can be said to constitute what today is known as the golden era of the history of India. A definite must include if you are planning a tour itinerary to Uttar Pradesh a trip to Fatehpur Sikri is a wonderful way of rediscovering our rich heritage and culture. One of the most important Monuments in Fatehpur Sikri, the Birbal Bhawan, Fatehpur Sikri can be said to be one of the most important tourist attractions of the entirety of Fatehpur Sikri.

Birbal Bhawan Photo Gallery  


Built as a form of homage to the memory of the memory of the great Sufi saint, Sheikh Salim Chisti, who, it is said, blessed the emperor with an heir to the Mughal throne in India, who was to be later known as Jahangir, Fatehpur Sikri was built in 1571 and stood as the capital of the Mughal empire till the year 1585. One of the most striking relics of the rich history and culture of India, the entirety of the complex of Fatehpur Sikri has been awarded by UNESCO by putting the monument as an important part in the prestigious list of heritage monuments in the world. Perhaps, no other monument in Fatehpur Sikri can take credit for this honor as can the Birbal Bhawan, Fatehpur Sikri. Seen to be the residence of Birbal, one of the Navaratna or Nine Jewels of the court of Emperor Akbar, the Birbal Bhawan in Fatehpur Sikri can be rated as one of the most important tourist attractions of Fatehpur Sikri.

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