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Humayun’s Tomb New Delhi

Delhi Tourism - Monday, February 17, 2020 10:53:10 AM

Humayun’s Tomb, Delhi is the first of the grand dynastic mausoleums that were to become synonyms of Mughal architecture with the architectural style.Humayun’s Tomb was built in the 1560’s, with the patronage of Humayun’s son, the great Emperor Akbar. Humayun’s garden-tomb is also called the ‘dormitory of the Mughals’ as in the cells are buried over 150 Mughal family members.After a century from its construction Humayun’s tomb inspired the construction of the more famous Taj Mahal.

Construction:
Akbar visited the tomb in 1571, when it was about to be completed. The tomb of Humayun was built to the initiative of his widow Hamida Banu Begum for her deceased husband in 1565. Construction began in 1565 and it was completed in 1572 as it cost 1.5 million rupees, paid entirely by the Empress.

Structure and shape:
In the Humayun's Tomb one can see architectural features which over time went on to become important component of Mughal architecture, such as its octagonal shape and its high central arch.

Importance:
Humayun's Tomb, Delhi was built in 1570, is of particular cultural significance as it was the first garden-tomb on the Indian subcontinent and the symbol of the powerful Mughal dynasty. It also inspired several major architectural innovations as culminating in the construction of the Taj Mahal. The major benefit of Humayun’s tomb or the Humayun’s tomb New Delhi is its nearness to important land marks in Delhi.You can easily obtain the transport from any place in New Delhi to Humayun’s tomb Delhi and the Humayun’s tomb Delhi NCR at any time of the day without any problems. The place is also very near to hotels and airport along with railway station therefore making the position extremely nice-looking.

Fares and Timing:
Humayun's Tomb Delhi Entry Fee-
Rs.30 per person for Indians
Rs.500 per person for Foreign Tourists
Rs.0 per person for Photography
Rs.25 per person for Video filming
Timing -Monday to Sunday(6am to 6pm)

Address:
Humayun's Tomb Delhi Address: Mathura Road, Opp. Dargah Nizamuddin, Nizamuddin, Nizamuddin East, New Delhi, Delhi, 110013, India
Nearest Metro Station: JLN Stadium


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