Safdarjung Tomb , Delhi

  • Spend Time

    2 -4 Hours

  • Best Time To Visit

    12 Months

  • Timings

    07:00 am to 05:00 pm



Safdarjung Tomb Delhi Things To Know

Safdarjung Tomb is the final enclosed garden tomb in Delhi, following in the footsteps of Humayun's Tomb, although on a much smaller scale. In 1753, the Maratha’s pushed out the Mughal from delhi. He died not long after, in 1754. Following his father's death, his son, Nawab Shujaud Daula, appealed with the Mughal Emperor to allow him to build a tomb for his father in Delhi. He then constructed the mausoleum, which had been designed by an Abyssinian architect.

When was Built


Who is the founder


Most Important 5 Fact about Safdarjung Tomb

  • Safdarjung first name was Mirza Mukim Abul Manzoor Khan. He was born in 1708 Ad, into a wealthy family.
  • Safdarjung Tomb was built in the Mughal Period and the architecture was designed by an Ethiopian architect.
  • The tomb is covered by beautiful gardens, which are about 4 in number, and it has beautiful flowers and trees.
  • The largest entrance of this tomb is located on the north side, which is about 2 buildings high.
  • This tomb is the last historical building which was built by the Mughals.

Things to Do at Safdarjung Tomb

  • If you want to enhance your knowledge about the Mughal era, you should definitely visit Safdarjung Tomb. It is a Picture Perfect place.
  • The tomb is the love symbol between father and son. How a son, Nawab Shujaud Daula, pleaded in front of the Mughal Emperor to build a tomb which is dedicated to his father's memorial in Delhi.
  • If you are an Interior Designer and you have an interest in architects, a great way to seek knowledge about historical architects and the ancient style Abyssinian Art.

Closed, Open, Timings & Fee Information

  • Open all days a Week between 7:00 am to 5:00 pm.
  • Entry fees Rs 25 /- per person for Indian
  • Entry Fees Rs 300 /- per person for Foreigner
  • Photography Charges Free, Video camera charges Rs 25/-.
  • List Places to Visit around Safdarjung Tomb (nearest 5km)

List Places to Visit around Safdarjung Tomb (nearest 5km)


Visiting Places


Open/Closed  Day



Lodhi Garden

6:00 am to 8:00 pm

Open All weekdays and weekends

4 min, 1.5 Km


National Muesum

10:00 am to 6:00 pm

Closed on Monday Only.

7 min, 3.5 Km


Rashtrapati Bhavan

9.30 am to 5.30 pm

Open All weekdays except on weekends

9 min, 3.9 Km


Gurudwara Bangla Sahib

24 hours

Never closed

14 min, 6.5 Km


Delhi Hatt, INA

10.30 am to 10.00 pm

Never closed

7 min, 3.8 Km


Worthful Place to visit. Safadarjung Tomb has a great architecture, that attracts tourist most in this place. It has 2 doors that is located in north, which is two building high. The view of the 4 beautiful garden you can watch from Safadarjung Tomb.


Frequently Asked Question

Q1. How much time is required to visit the Safdarjung Tomb?

A1. You only need 1 to 2 hours to explore Safdarjung Tomb.

Q2. How can we reach Safdarjung Tomb?

A2. The nearest Metro Station to Safdarjung Tomb is Jor Bagh Station.

Q3. Why is Safdarjung so Famous Among Tourist?

A3. This monument shows the great architecture that is built by the Mughals over many decades. the tomb also includes a mosque.
It was the last historical architecture that was built by the Mughals.

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