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Humayun's Tomb

East Nizamudhin | Opp Nizamuddin Mosque, New Delhi 110013, India
+91 83000 26503
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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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East Nizamudhin | Opp Nizamuddin Mosque, New Delhi 110013, India
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Reviewed yesterday

We visited this as part of a tour of Delhi. As we had a guide, we didn't need to queue to get which was a good start. We were taken through all of the main buildings, the biggest being a similar design to the Taj...More

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Reviewed yesterday

Built as tomb of Badshah Humayun , where he was buried, it is now a major tourist attraction in Delhi for visitors. It comprises ofArab Sarai, Masjid, Afsah-walla Ki Masjid and other monuments near its vicinity . One has to spend a few hours to...More

Thank Amolak Rattan K
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Humayun’s Tomb was built in the 1560’s, with the patronage of Humayun’s son, the great Emperor Akbar. Persian and Indian craftsmen worked together to build the garden-tomb, far grander than any tomb built before in the Islamic world. Humayun’s garden-tomb is an example of the charbagh (a...More

Thank Pramod T
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

A gem of a monument. Manicured lawns and excellent maintenance by ASI team. Always a pleasure to visit this historic spot.

Thank Rajiv B
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Delhi is a city filled with historical monuments. Humayun's tomb is one of them. As soon as u see it u'll realize the innumerable movies uve seen it in. The orange hue, gives this monument a very beautiful glow. As suggested in my other reviews...More

Thank Khushbu M
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Humayun's tomb was build by his wife after his death. This tomb is a big nice well preserved structure enclosed in a huge big walled compound. Along with King Humayun, the inside consists tombs of all his family members after their death, but the tombs...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

You can spend a wonderful day with your family and with you friends and its also a best point to k ow the history of the indian architecture.

Thank Dilip B
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Not to be missed- this Unesco World Heritage site is stunning. As a bonus there were very few people there when we visited in the morning. The grounds are well maintained with lots of large trees providing shade. Absolutely not to be missed.

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The design for every tomb we visit including this, looks similar but different. The architecture is from Mughal empire, and there is big garden surrounds it. People sit and enjoy the environtment on the garden.

Thank stella m
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Reviewed 5 days ago

The famous monument was in a dilapitaed stage. Govt has renovated it with participation of private. it has been extremely taken care of that basic structure as well as overall atmosphere is not spoiled in the process. Authorities has achieved the task with great admiration....More

Thank R S S
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Rs.30/-for Indian citizen and Rs.500/-for foreign nationals.
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hi. you can but you cannot avoid the crowds. Its really very beautiful , local people are more than foreigners. sometimes they just cross the lines and if you argue with them they will fight back so becareful in talking to... More
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Response from Sadhan M | Reviewed this property |
Food stuff is allowed outside in the lawns provided you clean up after eating. There are also benches.
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