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Humayun’s Tomb Delhi (India)

The property


It was built in 1565 A.D. nine years after the death of Humayun, by his senior widow Bega Begam. Inside the walled enclosure the most notable features are the garden squares (chaharbagh) with pathways water channels, centrally located well proportional mausoleum topped by double dome. After a century from its construction Humayun’s tomb inspired the construction of the more famous Taj Mahal.
The ideal time to visit Summers of Delhi are harsh and dehydrating and thus, it is better to avoid summers. Monsoon can cause interruption to sightseeing. Thus, it is better to visit in the winter season when the climate is cool and pleasing. Winter starts in October and ends in March.


Visit Duration: 1-2 hours

Open and Closing Time

The India Gate is open for visiting from :7:00 AM - 5:00 PM

General Information

Entry Fee: Indian National: 10 Foreign Visitor: Rs. 250/- Camera Fees: no fee Children Fees:Children up to the age of 15 are free to enter.

Near By Attraction

India Gate Ashokan Rock Edict Kairul Manzil Masjid Nizam-ud-din's Shrine Hotels available near by Humayun’s Tomb


Distance between New Delhi Railway Station and Humayun's Tomb New Delhi is 4.3 miles or 3.8 nautical miles
Distance between New Delhi Metro Station and Humayun's Tomb is 4.3 miles or 3.8 nautical miles Distance between Burari Xing Bus Stop and Humayun's Tomb is 14.9 miles or 13 nautical miles

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Interesting facts about the Humayun’s Tomb

There are more than 100 graves within the entire complex. Several of them are on the first level terrace, known as “Dormitory of the Mughals. Humayun’s Tomb was designed by a Persian architect, Mirak Mirza Ghiyath. The body of Emperor Humayun was buried in two different locations before finally being placed in the present tomb. He was first buried in his palace in Delhi and later reburied in Sirhind, Punjab to be protected from possible damage by Hindu king Hemu, who had defeated the Mughals in Agra and Delhi in 1556. The Humayun Tomb known as the “Dormitory of the Mughal” is made up of 100 tombs in the single complex. The graves in the Humayun Tomb are not scripted because of which it is uncertain to know the names of the people engraved in it. The view from the Humayun tomb is fantastic and fresh air is found on the top of the tomb. All types of Delhi’s fast foods are available in the place.


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