Diwan-i-khas or Hall of Private Audience is located in the northeast corner of the royal complex, Fathepur Sikri.
It is a red sand stone square symmetrical building measuring 13.18 m on each side. The building has minimal decorations on the exterior with windows filled with a perforated stone screen. At the top there are four beautiful chatris one at each corner. They are octagonal in shape and have a circular dome with an inverted lotus on the top.
But, the central pillar of the building is very ornamental with intricate carvings on it. The pillar has a square base and an octagonal shaft, both carved with bands of geometric and floral designs.
The pillar has thirty-six serpentine brackets that support a circular platform at the top and it is connected to each corner of the building, by four stone walkways. There are various designs even on the stone pathways.