LOTUS THRONE is a single vaulted chamber, dominated by its massive central Pillar that supported Akbar's throne. It was here that Akbar sat with his nine gems (ministers) and decided matters of the state and it was here that he declared his famous 'Deen-i-Elahi'.
This stone column support a flat topped dome which is 6 m high. It is an architectural wonder at Fatehpur Sikri. for its single pillar (Lotus Throne Pillar) with 36 voluted brackets which supports Akbar's throne.
This spot is where probably maximum photographs are taken. A must see sight while visiting Fatehpur Sikri, for which one can make a stop on Agra-Jaipur Highway.
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