Humayun Tomb New Delhi, Delhi

About Humayun Tombs New Delhi

Located near the crossing of Mathura road and Lodhi road, this magnificent garden tomb is the first substantial example of Mughal architecture in India.

Humayun's Tomb, Delhi is a landmark in the development of Mughal architecture. It was built in 1570 for Humayun the second Mughal Emperor of India. The architect was Mirak Mirza Ghiyath, under the direction of Humayun's widow. He used mainly red sandstone, with white and black marble inlays.

The tomb and the complex around it now contains about 150 graves of ruling family members.

Around the tomb is an accomplished Charbagh garden, with pools joined by channels. It was modelled after Persian and Central Asian gardens, and was the first introduction of the Garden Tomb concept in the Indian subcontinent.


Details Humayun Tomb

Entry Fee : 10 per person for Indians and 250 per person for foreign tourists
Timings : All days of the week 6:00 AM To 5:30 PM

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