Where is Buland Darwaza situated?
Buland Darwaza (Victory Gate) of the Jāmiʿ Masjid (Great Mosque) at Fatehpur Sikri, Uttar Pradesh, India.
How was Buland Darwaza built?
Buland Darwaza at Fatehpur Sikri was built by the Mughal emperor, Akbar in 1601. It was built to commemorate his victory over Gujarat. It is made of red and buff sandstone and decorated by carving and inlaying of white and black marble.
Which state is Fatehpur Sikri in?
Fatehpur Sikri is located in Agra District in the State of Uttar Pradesh in northern India. It was constructed southeast of an artificial lake, on the slopping levels of the outcrops of the Vindhyan hill ranges. Known as the “city of victory”, it was made capital by the Mughal emperor Akbar (r.