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Humayun's Tomb

East Nizamudhin | Opp Nizamuddin Mosque, New Delhi 110002, India
+91 11 2335 6080
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This tomb, built in 1570, is of particular cultural significance as it was the first garden-tomb on the Indian subcontinent. It inspired several major architectural innovations, culminating in the construction of the Taj Mahal and many other Mughal architecture and garden complexes in India.
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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East Nizamudhin | Opp Nizamuddin Mosque, New Delhi 110002, India
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Visited the monument with my college friends. Had great time. Monument is amazing. If you are in Delhi you must visit here once. It has tombs of famous as well as not so famous mughals. It's structure is somewhat similar to the taj mahal. Winter...More

Thank Sweta B
Reviewed yesterday

Must Visit. Beautifull tomb.This magnificent garden tomb is the first substantial example of Mughal architecture in India.This place is often crowded with visitors but it is clean, well maintained and beautiful. Constructed out of red sandstone, the Humayun’s Tomb was the first ever garden style...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I went to Humayun's Tomb. Humayun's Tomb is emblematic of the Mughal epoch of architectural grandeur. The creative vision of skillful artisans and engineers designed to give the tomb its enchanting beauty. It is great place to go.

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

One of d most beautiful Mughal architecture in Delhi.. built by Hamida begum for her husband Emperor Humayun. Entrance is via d west gate. D well maintained geometric Mughal gardens r a sight to behold..

Thank Ruby D
Reviewed 3 days ago

this place is so satisfying as it provide you a great feeling and patriotism in you. it is a real view of historical india

Thank Sanjay S
Reviewed 3 days ago

Humayun's tomb (Maqbara e Humayun) is the tomb of the Mughal Emperor Humayun in Delhi, India. The tomb was commissioned by Humayun's first wife and chief consort, Empress Bega Begum (also known as Haji Begum),[2][3][4][5][6][7][8] in 1569-70, and designed by Mirak Mirza Ghiyas, a Persian...More

Thank Vibhu S
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This was our second last stop on a day of touring Delhi and by far my favorite - the 500rupee entry fee is well worth it. The tomb is housed inside a large building of similar architecture to the Taj Mahal (but obviously not made...More

Thank kidsb4me
Reviewed 4 days ago

One of the best example of architectural marvel of mughal period and after renovation it looks very beautiful.

Thank Awadhesh kumar M
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Amazing architecture and lovely kept gardens. We enjoyed climbing the outer wall and walking around from the top. Quite a lot of tourists around. We came here because we didn't have time to see the taj, and friends recommended seeing this tomb instead (mini version...More

Thank Ash H
Reviewed 5 days ago

We visited Humayun's Tomb as part of visit to Delhi. If you are interested in Architecture and History this is a must visit. They should have cleaning staff take care of the surroundings as some visitors litter the beautiful monument.

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Rashi S
9 June 2017|
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Response from Aisha A | Reviewed this property |
All you need is 1 to 2 hours (90 Min Max). It will be helpful if you plan things from early in the morning to see more than one place at once. At the day I went to Humayun's Tomb and Qutub Minar ( this minaret is the tallest... More
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Tejas S
3 May 2017|
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Response from bev p | Reviewed this property |
No lockers that I saw. Best to hire a cab. Best way to get around. My thoughts are that time is pushing it.
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jeankramer
9 March 2016|
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Response from Ash0kJain | Property representative |
Humanyun's tomb is one of the prominent architectural marvel - which is shahjahan's great grand father's tomb. Shahjahan was the creator of Taj Mahal. Its worth seeing - will take minimum an hour or more - if you walk around... More
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