Situated at an altitude of 1200 metre, Diwan-i-Khas, also known as the Audience Hall, is a prominent tourist location in Arki, Solan District. It was built in the year 1830 by Ram Shara Singh, an Arki ruler and a well known patron of arts.
The Diwan-i-Khas is decorated with murals made in the Kangra, Rajasthani, Arki, Kullu and European styles. The drawings of flowery and small statues of females in the hall exhibit the strong influence of Guler style. Chinese pictures, Punjabi folk art, raginis, erotic scenes of love, war scenes, animals, birds and stories from Puranas are the subjects of the mural paintings present in the Diwan-i-Khas. All the pieces of art present in the hall are the perfect testaments of the rich artistic heritage of Arki.