Fatehpur Sikri, the red sandstone capital of the Mughal empire, was built in the 16th century by the Mughal emperor Akbar on a rocky outcrop near the city of Agra in India. It was the capital only between 1571-1584. Being a ceremonial capital, it does not have fortifications. It has been classified by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site.
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