One of the most beautiful and largest mosques of the world, this elegant building is the most sacred building and the principal mosque of the town and thus situated on the highest point of the ridge where Fatehpur Sikri is situated. In fact, the Buland Darwaja commemorating the victory of Akbar over Deccan and the Tomb of the famous Sufi saint Sheikh Salim Chishti are a part of this spacious mosque complex.
The elegant and beautifully carved mihrabs adorn the main chamber and the two smaller rooms.
The architectural style of the building is a beautiful amalgamation of the indigenous and Persian style. Be ready to be enthralled by Beautiful inlaid mosaic of stones bordered by glazed tiles and golden inscriptions on royal blue background. The interiors of the iwan are adorned with watercolor paintings depicting stylized floral designs. Even the dado panels, spandrels of arch, squinches and soffits are also painted profusely.