Rang Mahal or the Pleasure Palace is situated to the west of Jami Masjid. One of the oldest buildings of Fatehpur Sikri, it showcases several decorative motifs that had been used here for the first time. It is in ruinous circumstance now. It is said that Akbar built it for his wife on recommendation of Sheikh Salim and that prince Salim become born right here. The surviving portions of the palace have courtyards in the southeast nook of the constructing with the pair of tall twelve-sided columns that have notable double capitals and a deeply coffered roof.
The stunning brackets of these columns are formed like heads of horses. It is stated that at first it had 5 inner courts, one within the centre having one court docket on each facet. The pink sandstone palace had main entrance to its north. The japanese courtyard has 3 openings or tibara dalan. The internal closed room in here has survived. It additionally has a double storyed façade overlooking the court under. The building has a double storeyed residing room, which lacks any superstructure or dome. Its splendor lies inside the collection of brackets used here. Despite its pitiful situation, this building is assumed to be the first-rate instance of residential structure in India.