Humayun's Tomb

Mathura Road
New Delhi, DL - 110013

Type: Landmark
011 2435 5275

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This is the tomb of Humayun and is situated in Delhi, India. The structure was built by the first wife of Humayun, Bega Begum. The chief architect of the Humayun's Tomb was Mirak Mirza Ghiyath from Persia. The tomb exhibits Islamic architectural style and is situated in Nizamuddin, East Delhi. The structure was constructed from Red Sandstone. The Humayun's Tomb is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

The complex comprises the primary tomb of Emperor Humayun and also the grave of Bega Begum, Dara Shikoh, and Hamida Begum. Graves of numerous other emperors are also found. The Charbagh or the segmented four-fold garden is typical of the Mughal garden style. The Humayun’s Tomb is situated on the bank of River Yamuna. The last Mughal Emperor, Bahadur Shah Zafar took refuge in this very fort during the first war of independence against the British in 1857. The Charbagh gardens once sprawled over 13 hectares of land. Several water channels running through the Mughal gardens add to the beauty and charm of the landscape. The tomb is a colossal structure that inspires awe in the viewers - a wonder constructed in stone! 

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Opening Hours Morning to Evening
Entry Fees Indian Nationals: Rs. 30.00
Foreign Nationals: Rs. 500.00

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