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Wonderful architecture & a charming place to visit - well worth the trip.Listen to the stories your... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Deal, Kent, UK
What a mighty column with such narrow pathways

The fact that everything is made with red Agra stone and the stone has been carved in such an... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Hyderabad, India
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Fatehpur Sikri, India

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonderful architecture & a charming place to visit - well worth the trip.Listen to the stories your guide will tell you.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

The fact that everything is made with red Agra stone and the stone has been carved in such an intricate manner will impress you through out the complex of Fatehpur Sikri.

Thank Chetna1973
Reviewed 1 week ago

There are place where the ministers used to sit and on lotus throne Akbar use to sit and have discussion with each one of them on some matter. The throne is beautiful with lotus carvings on it.

Thank Radhakrishna K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a throne where the king used to take important court decisions. A single pillar supports this entire structure. The king used to sit in the centre and his court men at the 4 supporting structures. Must visit!

Thank shilpimittal
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Diwan-I-Khas is one of the many buildings situated within the Fatehpur Sikri Fort; it was a private audience hall for the Emperor Akbar. The lotus throne is a vast 6 metre high ornately carved pillar with a set of 36 arch shaped brackets holding up...More

Thank smoboz
Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

In Diwan-E-khas, the central platform is known as lotus Throne. It is known for its magnificent architectural design. This single red stone pillar is constructed with a set of 36 arched shapped petals, similar to lotus flower. This six meter high structure was believed to...More

Thank tripsmaker
Reviewed 1 October 2017

In order to understand an appreciate this part of the complex I would definitely recommend a guide or audio guide to be able to appreciate the history. Building and throne are stunning and architecture and details on both are incredible!

Thank cg2792
Reviewed 29 September 2017

Fine carving on the red stone. Really out of the world. Must appreciate the artists and the tools used for the same.

Thank ranjitsrivastava
Reviewed 15 September 2017

it is inside diwani khas where akbar used to sit and one of finest architectural structure too so see it

Reviewed 13 September 2017

Lotus throne is supposedly inside the Diwani Khas. Its where the Great Akbar used to sit on the elevated platform

Thank JijuMathew
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