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Address: Fatehpur Sikri, India

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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.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Agra, India

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Agra, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
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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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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