Humayun's Tomb, New Delhi

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Marvel at one of the nation's most renowned mausoleums at Humayun's Tomb, a World Heritage Site displaying a fusion of both Mughal and Persian architectural features. Built in 1565 on orders from Akbar, the son of the Emperor Humayun, the mausoleum represents the first in a long line of "garden-tombs" that defined Mughal architecture over the following centuries. You can admire the intricate red sandstone and white marble construction, topped with an impressive dome, as you wander the extensive grounds dotted with shrines and monuments. Enter the memorial to get a glimpse of Humayun's final resting place. Many of the architectural designs used on the tomb and its surrounding buildings helped to inspire the Taj Mahal. Plan to see Humayun's Tomb and other attractions that appeal to you using our New Delhi tour planner.
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  • August 18, 2017
    Completely renove.le Museum site will open next year. The architect s is inspired by this tomb to the taj mahal.
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  • August 18, 2017
    I visited Agra Taj Mahal before visitng Himayu.s Tomb but i guess this place has more peace to admire such good architecture.Its almost like TAj. Not very touristic place infact with me hardly 10 more...  more »
  • August 18, 2017
    This is a magical enclave in New Delhi, far from the noise and bustle. Set out in beautiful tree-rich grounds near the Yamuna river, this is a complex rather than one building. All parts are worth see...  more »
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  • July 16, 2017
    Its a historical place, a World Heritage Site. This place has gardens (charbagh), fountains all around the tomb. The Tomb is in square shape with a terrace like platform. Humayun's Tomb is a good place to visit from a tourist point of view as well as for morning/evening walk. Walking on the grass barefoot is recommended.
  • July 4, 2017
    Great place to spend some quality time with family either in the morning or the evening. It will be open from morning 7 to Eve 6. In afternoon for Delhi atmosphere u cannot fell the actual beauty of this architecture. It does have a very good garden with poor maintenance.
  • June 25, 2017
    One of the best and well-kept monuments in Delhi. Visit it during late afternoon if you want to take some good photos. Food is not allowed inside. A great place to spend your time in
  • July 5, 2017
    The place is full of peace and serenity. Jaw dropping Architecture of humanyuns tomb and Isa khans tomb. One can sit with friends and family in the lush green garden early morning and enjoy the view and peace :)
  • July 3, 2017
    This place is serene and offers a very good insight to the mughal architecture. The tombs are well maintained. The only thing i would like to suggest is please try not to go near the graves with shoes on.

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