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Address: Fatehpur Sikri, India
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it really is diwan-i - khas

loved beauty of it and video was playing about each area of this palace which was helpful . wish it can be visited by many more people .

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

loved beauty of it and video was playing about each area of this palace which was helpful . wish it can be visited by many more people .

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Mughal Kingdom of Fatehpur Sikri – built by Emperor Akbar 1569 deserted after 15 years due to scarcity of water – included in the ruined settlement are both Persian and Hindi designs. The entrance to this is ther 54 meter high Buland Darwaza the gate of victory constructed to commemorate Akbars victory at Gujarat.

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New Delhi, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Get a guide and go to this place to check out how symbols of multiple religions have been made part of this monument

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Navi Mumbai, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2015

"Diwan-i-Khas" means a place where Special meetings are held with selective people of court. This structure is within the Fatehpur Sikri complex and stands independently on a vast floor made of Red stone. Most structures here in Fatehpur Sikri are made of Red Stone except the Dargah of Salim Chisti

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015

A tour to the Diwan-I-Khas or the Hall of Private Audience, Fatehpur Sikri is known for the elaborate carvings, which mark its interiors, a silent witness to the grandeur of the great Mughals.

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Agra, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2015

The palaces of Fatehpur paint the vivid live picture of the Mughal Durbar,The regality ,the splendor is visible everywhere but the tourist have to make their way from a horde of hawkers and road side guides when you visit the Fatehpur sikri,specially the situation is not very good in Durgah complex,the authorities must take this in cognizance.

Thank Manjinder_sidhu
Pondicherry, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

It is worthy to visit.Histirical important structure. It is Minister and King meeting office. Throne is beautiful.

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Hyderabad, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

It should be Diwan-e-Khas, means Hall of Private Audience. Here Emperor Akbar used to meet his ministers. Its is two-storied.

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Diwan-i-Khas (Hall of Private Audience) is a two-storey building with corner kiosks. It is a single room with a unique circular throne platform. Looks nothing special from the outside, but the interior is dominated by a magnificently carved stone central column. This pillar flares to create a flat-topped plinth linked to the four corners of the room by narrow stone... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

Before you arrive you have to take a small bus from the car park. At the ticket counter you pay 250 rupees and 20 rupee tax. You then walk through the area where the Emperors elephant executed people by walking on their chests. Next you enter Diwan I Kas where the king had several buildings including the one that houses... More 

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