Fatehpur SIKRI 3/1997

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F. Zaman on September 30, 2009

Diwan-i-Am at Fatehpur Sikri: This is a court's Hall of Public Audience, where the ruler can hold a mass audience. He would sit on his throne, facing the audience. His minister would assemble the petitions and handed them over to the Emperor and then he would dispense justice.

F. Zaman on September 30, 2009

Diwan-i-Am (Hall of Public Audience): A building typology found in many Mughal cities where the ruler meets the general public. In this case,built by emperor Akbar, it is a pavilion-like multi-bayed rectangular structure fronting a large open space.

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Photo taken in Fatehpur Sikri Fort, National Highway 11, Dadupura, Fatehpur Sikri, Uttar Pradesh 283110, India

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  • Uploaded on November 23, 2008
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    by F. Zaman
    • Camera: FUJI PHOTO FILM CO., LTD. SP-2000

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