The Panch Mahal meaning ‘Five Level Palace’ was also built by Akbar. It consists of 5 stories built in a pyramidal structure supported by 176 columns. This is a type of structure having design elements of a Buddhist Temple.
The structure is also called the ‘Badgir‘ or the wind catcher tower and the pool in front of the Panch Mahal is called ‘Anoop Talab’. The main purpose of constructing Panch Mahal is known to be entertainment and is often used for various theatrical, musical and dance performances.
The palace is open on all days from 8AM-6PM. The entry fee is Rs 10 for Indians & Rs 250 for foreigners and children up to the age of 15 can enter for free.