Diwan-i-khas, Fatehpur Sikri

Diwan-i-khas, Fatehpur Sikri - Address

Address: Fatehpur Sikri, Uttar Pradesh, India

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Time Required: 01:00 Hrs

Timings: 06:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

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About Diwan-i-khas, Fatehpur Sikri

This is the hall of private audience and here the Emperor or the Ruler met the private audience and resolved the issues. The central platform attached to a huge pillar of the royal complex is the seat of the ruler and the huge diagonal galleries served as a seat for the ministers.

The tale also goes that the building was a storehouse for the gems and jewels. This can be also verified with the fact that the Ankh Michauli or the treasury for gold and silver constructed in red sand stone has double-storey facades. The pretty kiosks and the inverted lotus dome provide an altitude to the structure.

The elegant capital composed by joining 36 brackets arising from the pillar in 3 tiers in a circular shape adds to the exquisiteness of this masterpiece.

Diwan-i-khas Information

  • Guides are available.

Diwan-i-khas Ticket Prices

  • A joint ticket of INR 260 should be taken for all the attractions around Fatehpur Sikri.
  • Children have a concession in the ticket fee.
  • Video shooting & photography has separate charges.

How To reach Diwan-i-khas by Public Transport

  • You can get there by taxis or private vehicles.

Restaurants Near Diwan-i-khas

  • Sher-E-Punjab-Paneer and Naan
  • The local eateries serving authentic Indian flavoured chicken and meat and Non Khatai- a local sweet.

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  • Private audience room of Akbar. It has symbols of all 4 religions Has a lot of symbolic signs Great architecture

  • stone art architecture is very fine. Akbar and his special courteous were made decision for monarchy and kingdom.

  • Incredible architecture by red sandstone.... Great place of immense historical importance

  • असाधारण स्थल गाइड अवश्य रखे इन जगहों को घूमने के लिए

  • Hall of private audience. Its central pillar is unique. Here Akbar discussed about different religion.

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