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Address: Fatehpur Sikri, India
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Amazing craftsmanship

Lotus throne is in Diwan-e-khas building. Master piece of the architecture in mughal era. A single red stone pillar constructed with a set of 36 arch shaped and pensile bracket... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lotus throne is in Diwan-e-khas building. Master piece of the architecture in mughal era. A single red stone pillar constructed with a set of 36 arch shaped and pensile bracket holding up the circular raised area from which emanated four passages. This 6 mtrs high architecture believe to be akbar's throne. He sat on this central chamber.

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Minot
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2016

The fit and finish of the lotus throne is spectacular. From the intricate carvings in the red sandstone to the large block mortised joints, it truly staggers the imagination. The amount of time and effort to make this is hard to fathom. If you're a person who appreciates craftsmanship in wood or stone, the lotus throne is a perfect example... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2015 via mobile

This particular monument is very beautiful specially because of its architecture. It is said that Akbar and his immediate ministers used to stand on top of the pillars and listen to the public.

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Thank Sandesh M
DELHI INDIANational Capital Territory of Delhi, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2015

This is inside the Jodha Palace inside the dewane khas. Part of the visit to jodha palace. This lotus throne is in center

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Thank Naresh J
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2015

Beauty lies in the eyes of beholder that words of John Keats ,really get true at this place.Splendid architecture and cravings with all specific meanings are engraved on the walls and structures here. Proper amalgamation of different traditions are very well shown and explained through cravings . Do go and feel it . !!!!

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Thank Priyanshu_NaWaB
New Delhi, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2015

Art and architectural design Mughal, British and Hindu design elements are all present in this. Very interesting.

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Gorey, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2015

Hard to believe this was carved by hand centuries ago.. So beautiful and the whole room is covered in these carvings. Do take a guide book for explanations, or better still - get a guide to show you around. Enjoy!

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Thank Christy_Luv2
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2015

we were astonished to see beauty of each work and admire those hands who did it but most of it who planned it wow

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Southport, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

Amazing design and intricate workings for this beautiful column. The room is full of this delicate artwork.

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New Delhi, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2015

Worth a visit once in the main complex of Fatehpur Sikri. Has significant history attached to it anf must see with a guide

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