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Address: Fatehpur Sikri, India

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good place to visit

It's a fine place and this is near to vaishno devi dham so you can cover both at one go. Just take care of timings. It opens at 4 or 5 PM in evening, not sure about morning time

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
LoveGupta0103
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Alwar, India

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Alwar, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

It's a fine place and this is near to vaishno devi dham so you can cover both at one go. Just take care of timings. It opens at 4 or 5 PM in evening, not sure about morning time

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Agra, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2016

this is the beautiful and excellent creation from red sand stone, it is situated in the diwan-e-khas. and it is tha part of fatehpur sikri.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2016

Though it is slightly strange that Akbar sat so high up but the Lotus throne is just stunning. Once you are in, specially if you have a guide, there is no chance you will miss it.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016

It's a beautiful creation from red stones by expert artisans of olden days. It can be visited if visiting Fatehpur Sikri.

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Draper, Utah
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2016

This is in Diwan-e-khas, part of an overall complex of Fatehpur. Diwan-e-khas is the special hall where Akbar emperor used to meet special officers. Lotus throne is truly amazing. It has designs which reflect Muslim, Hindu and Christian designs.

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Horsham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2016

My husband and I visited the Fatehpur Sikri site as part of a guided tour. THe site is vast and this is just a small part of the overall World Heritage site. The decoration is huge, beautiful and delicate work. When you visit make sure you take in the rest of the site. Rickety buses take you from the car... More 

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Gurgaon, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2016

Lotus Throne is a central pillar of Diwan-e-khas of Fatehpur Sikri fort. This pillar is an amalgamation of mughal, persian, hindu and many more architecture, superbly carved in monolithic redstone rock. Simply superb to admire the historic marvel

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Jaipur, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2016

Excellent example of craftsman ship and amazing example of architecture and designing. In side diwane khas the throne is one used by king to address important people.

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Gurgaon, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2016

In general, part of the Fatehpur sikri fort walk. Good again for history and photography lovers. Within the diwani khas, if I remember it right.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2016

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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