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Address: Fatehpur Sikri, India
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City built by Emperor Akbar !!!

Diwan-E-Khas is located in the Fatehpur palace or city built by Emperor Akbar in 16th Century. He built Diwan-I-Khas to meet his ministers and discuss strategies and policies for... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Chennai (Madras), India

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Diwan-E-Khas is located in the Fatehpur palace or city built by Emperor Akbar in 16th Century. He built Diwan-I-Khas to meet his ministers and discuss strategies and policies for the empire. The place is showcase for secular architecture combining multiple religion and culture.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The whole city to be was built between 1569 and 1585 and was intended to be the joint capital with Agra, but was soon deserted because the water system could not support any residents, and eventually ran out...It remained untouched for over 400 years The Diwan-i-Khas (hall of private audience) served as the royal chamber of the Emperor Akbar. It... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Wonderful building on a wonderful site. Elegant. Part of an engaging complex. This hall for dignitaries had the best carvings on this site. A must see.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As the name suggests this place used to be place of Special people of Emperor Akbar. Here Emperor used to meet with them and take decisions. Now from the outside it appears like it is 2 floored building however it has only ground floor. This is also part of the palace. The palace that follows Din-e-ilahi concept which means there... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It is just see when i visit dargah. Guide says it place where the meeting are going on in mugal time. Nice place and full of attraction.

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Hyderabad, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Diwan I Khass ( hall of the private audience) is one of the prominent attractions of Fatehpur Sikri. As the name suggests, it was a place where Emperor Akbar used to meet selected auduiences. It is a square-shaped chamber with openings on all four sides. The highlight of the hall is the intricately carved central tower which is also known the... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place is found in every fort...it is the one used for private meetings by the emperor...its a nicely built structure!

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Thank Mansi N
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

This is a place where king Akbar had meetings with royal people. Lotus thorne is a beautiful structure inside diwan- i- khas. This building is made as per indo- Islamic architecture. It is also called Jewel house.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017

This is a good place basically made for discussions. Amazing architecture. U have to drop ur personal vehicle at the stop and beyond this point no personal vehicle allowed, Bus ticket is Rs. 30 per person for one way and return same Rs 30,

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

This UNESCO heritage site is enchanting. It was only the capital of the Mughals for roughly 16 years but so much work went into building this Fort.

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