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Visit Diwan-i-Aam

One of the main attractions of Fatehpur Sikri, Diwan-i-Aam or Hall of Public Audience used to be the place where the Mughal emperor Akbar allowed common people to visit him and discussed their problems. It was basically a court of justicewherethe emperor pronounced punishment for the people guilty of any offense.

One of the main attractions of Fatehpur Sikri, Diwan-i-Aam or Hall of Public Audience used to be the place where the Mughal emperor Akbar allowed common people to visit him and discussed their problems. It was basically a court of justicewherethe emperor pronounced punishment for the people guilty of any offense.

The hall mainly consisted of three parts:

  • front space for public,
  • centre space for the emperor and
  • adjacent space for royal ladies
Some interesting facts related to the structure are listed below:
  • It is built in red sand stone.
  • It runs 112 m from north to south and 55m from east to west.
A visit to Diwan-i-Aam will introduce visitors to the intricacies of the Mughal system of governance. It must not be missed out by history buffs and photo fanatics.
 

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Quick Info

  • Attractions

    Taj Mahal
  • Altitude

    171 m
  • STD Code

    0562
  • Best Season

    October to March
  • State/Code

    Agra/282xxx
  • LANGUAGES

    None