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Address: Fatehpur Sikri, India

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Symbol stating God is One

This Lotus Throne you would see inside the Diwan-e-Khas of the Emperor. The Engravings on the lotus and the wall represents different religions at the same place. Taken together... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Menulone
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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This Lotus Throne you would see inside the Diwan-e-Khas of the Emperor. The Engravings on the lotus and the wall represents different religions at the same place. Taken together it represents and symbolize that God is one.

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Hyderabad, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The highlight of the Diwan I Khass is the intricately carved central tower which is also known the Lotus Throne. The pillar supports a walkway which connects the 4 corners of the first floor into a central circular platform meant for the emperor Akbar which gave him a central view of the hall.

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Thank Shailendrasood
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is inside the main "Skiri" fort complex. It was the main royal court of Akbar, its where he made his decision with his ministers. Definitely worth a visit, and worth spending money on a tour guide but haggle for price and make sure he has a tourism ministry approved ID. And don't forget a hat, not much shade in... More 

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Thank Raju_saini
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This structure looks 2 storeyed from outside but actually is standing on one pillar in between called the lotus throne! The pillar has extensions to all the corners giving support to the building..

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Thank Mansi N
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

It is a beautiful structure inside diwan- i-khas. The structure is elevated with the help of pillars. This is the place where king Akbar sat and address the meeting with royal people.

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Chail, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

Magnificent is he only word that can describe the structure like this and best you won't stop appreciating the craftsmanship during the gone eras

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Paranaque, Philippines
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017

It is what it is, a lotus-like monument inside a UNESCO World Heritage Site in Fatehpur Sikri, one of the most impressive of Mughal architecture.

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Burlington, Ontario, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 December 2016

A relatively small building within the complex but well worth the visit. The carved walls and central hub are quite amazing considering when it was built. Four suspended walkways lead to the central hub.

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Thank TomandHope
India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016

Its the throne of Mughal emperor Akbar. From this throne he listen to nobles & watch cultural events in the courtyard. This throne is on top of the pillar not on ground. His bedroom also hanging. Interesting! The architecture of the throne is excellent & still remains wonderful.

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Pune, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016

With in premises very good art work we have found, But some how it was sticking inside which we were not able to spend more time inside.

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