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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  • If it weren't for the heat you would go hours! manicured garden. compared to the lonely planet the figures have doubled ... speaking of 500 rupees each ... not just for india
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  • This is a real must see if you're in Delhi. It's an absolutely beautiful and really peaceful place! Plenty to wander around for an hour or so. Built before the Taj Mahal.  more »
  • This is a place which will surprise you from its first glimpse. Hidden away in the middle of the city, the place is like a mini Taj Mahal. One would take about 90-120 minutes to admire the place well....  more »
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  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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
  • 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 :)
  • 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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