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| Red Fort, New Delhi 110006, India
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Reviewed 17 March 2015

The Diwan-i-Khas, also known as 'House of Private Audience' is located in the Red Fort in Delhi. This was a hall for special members of the Mughal kingdom and the commoners were not allowed here. The Diwan-i-Khas was beautifully ornamented and one can evidence this...More

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Reviewed 1 August 2015

It is located inside the Red Fort. As one can infer from its name, it is the hall of important guests. Famous among tourist. The place is good and worth visit.

7  Thank 007_Gaurav
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Reviewed 8 April 2018

During my vacation in Delhi, I had visited the beautiful Red Fort complex and this palace is located inside the fort. This beautiful single storey marble structure is the place where Mughal emperor used to meet his special subjects, ministers or representatives from other kingdoms....More

Thank Kaushik G
Reviewed 22 March 2018

Sunday 11th February and we visited The Red Fort and this building was another highlight of the of this amazing Fort complex. This is the place, the Palace of Private Audience, where the Emperor received Courtiers and State Guests. A beautiful single storey marble building...More

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Reviewed 26 February 2018 via mobile

As the name suggests, this hall was reserved for the private and esteemed guests of the emperor. This place is surrounded by lush green lawns.

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Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

It is known as Shah Mahal or the hall of private audience, located inside the red fort compound in New Delhi. Here emperor meets his private guests. It's a rectangular marble structure supported by pillar, with chatris on four corners and in the centre of...More

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Reviewed 26 October 2015 via mobile

It was the palace of Mughal emperors but now in pretty sad state. There is no maintenance and most of the areas are under construction since along time. Also half of the areas are restricted for public. Architecture is beautiful . There is a garden...More

Thank Annie V
Reviewed 16 August 2015

Situated Inside red fort, this is one of the important & nicely built structure of Mughal era. All major meetings were done here.

Thank Shilpamittal
Reviewed 8 August 2015

Located inside of the Red Fort, it was place where Mughal emperor sit with important dignitaries for discussion. Surrounded by nice lush green garden.

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Reviewed 1 August 2015

It is located inside the Red Fort. As one can infer from its name, it is the hall of important guests. Famous among tourist. The place is good and worth visit.

7  Thank 007_Gaurav
Reviewed 6 July 2015

The Diwan-i-Khas, or Hall of Private Audiences, in the Red Fort of Delhi was the place where the Mughal emperor received courtiers and state guests Any way when you take time to see this place in red fort it taken just 10 minustes.. never tired...More

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Reviewed 31 May 2015

Its a part of Red fort. Beautiful garden outside. One can have a picnic atmosphere. The heat in summer might be a pain.

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