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About Humayun's Tomb

Humayuns Tomb, Delhi



Delhi is all about Mughal Architecture and its effervescent history shows the glory of Mughal Empire in India. Humayun’s Tomb is one of the remarkable structures of the Mughal Empire in India. The Humayun’s Tomb is surrounded by many new buildings but structure has the importance of its own and still can be seen upright and bright. Just close to Humayun’s Tomb, there is the shrine of Nizamuddin which is very sacred among Muslims.

Built in 1570, Humayun’s Tomb is the first garden-tomb on the Indian subcontinent. Octagonal in shape this imposing rose petal sandstone mausoleum is a beautiful memorial to the second Mughal Emperor.

Approached from four sides by paved stone paths which divide the garden into four squares, the mausoleum also has the distinction of having several of the Mughal rulers buried here. The garden at this tomb has been laid out in Persian style, with paved stone avenues and narrow water channels. It is still maintained in its original grandeur.

Humayun's tomb is the main attraction for every visitor. It is very difficult to symbolize the great architecture but we will take you through the course of the whole structure, its architecture and the beauty.