Founded by the great Mughal emperor, Akbar, the city is recognized as a magnificent fortified ancient city. The city served as the capital of Mughal Empire for the years between 1572 and 1589. The city still holds its ancient and magnificent architecture. The Fatehpur Sikhri fort has been listed under world heritage sites by UNESCO. The famous Buland Darwaza, Jama Masjid, Tomb of Salim Chisti, Diwan-e-aam and Diwan-e-khans are among some of the very famous attractions of the city. The architecture of the city is inspired by the thoughts of Akbar. Monuments built in red stone still hold the power of leaving you awe struck by their amazing design. The city serves as a testimonial to the great and phenomenal architecture of Mughal Era.