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Address: Fatehpur Sikri, India

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Historical Architecture made with Stone!!

Lotus Throne is the Historical Architecture made with Stone!! Situated in Diwan E Khaas and it's the main thing made with Stone Carving with care!!! It will make you worried about... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Rajshahi City, Bangladesh

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Rajshahi City, Bangladesh
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Lotus Throne is the Historical Architecture made with Stone!! Situated in Diwan E Khaas and it's the main thing made with Stone Carving with care!!! It will make you worried about timeline when it made may be years!!!! A great piece of Architecture and Royalness from Hundred year ago!!! Must & Worhty visit.

Thank Shushom
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The main attraction in Diwan-i-Khas is the Lotus throne. The intricate carvings on the pillar built in red stone is indeed a masterpiece. It's an excellent piece of mughal architecture. The carvings are said to symbolize the different religions prevalent in India during Akbar's era and religious harmony.

Thank Rajani B
Chennai (Madras), India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 112 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lotus throne is a stone carving in teh Diwan-e-Khas building in Fatehpur Sikri fort. The whole place is a great example of workmanship and the display of skills of our ancestral artists. Not to forget the lack of technologies to design and build such beautiful structures. Please hire a Guide when are you visiting Fatehpur Sikri. It is worth the... More 

Thank AshokMela
Draper, Utah
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beautifully intricate carvings which seem like it must have taken years of work to accomplish. Great example of workmanship from the artisans hundreds of years ago.

Thank James W
Mill Creek, Washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 208 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

This whole complex and the structures within are worth a good look. The Lotus Throne is especially grand and the carvings here are not like anything else that you will see...

Thank Takarehi
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Reviewed 14 March 2017

Can't believe how people could carve such beautiful monuments without technology hundreds of years ago! I'm in awe of the wonderful enclosure with great art work:)

Thank aditikapur
Faridabad, India
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Reviewed 1 March 2017

Marvelous architectural piece inside Diwan-e-khas. Its a carved stone and it is very well preserved. Engraving represents different religions prevailing at that time. It represented Din-e-Elahi ideology prevailed during Akbar times

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Workington, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 24 February 2017

Considering the carvings are hundreds of years old, the detail is still remarkable, it is located in the Diwan I Khas building. ythe throne is actually a carved pillar

Thank alisdair t
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Reviewed 24 February 2017

Most unusual structure I have seen. Looks 2 storied but isn't. The carvings well preserved and deep. Akbar's seat an imaginative construct.

Thank Sydntooli
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Reviewed 21 February 2017

Part of the old city. Impressive details to the columns and interesting to hear the history behind it.

Thank ChantalOttawa

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