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Address: New Delhi, India
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In the heart of the city

If you don't like crowded areas, but still want a dash of history, this is the place to visit. It is the tomb of an Indian Emperor, built in 1753. So it definitely is history and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 28, 2015
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Gurgaon, India
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Gurgaon, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 NEW

If you don't like crowded areas, but still want a dash of history, this is the place to visit. It is the tomb of an Indian Emperor, built in 1753. So it definitely is history and a worthy visit.

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Gurgaon, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

Architectural gems of different eras are scattered all across the city. One such monumental gem is Safdarjung Tomb. Safdarjung Tomb, also known as "the last flicker in the lamp of Mughal architecture" is the last monumental tomb garden of the Mughals. It was planned and built like an enclosed garden tomb in line with the style of the Humayun Tomb.... More 

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Rochester, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

This place was not on the list of places our tour company suggested but we decided to explore it ourselves anyway. From the entrance gate to the main building, the place was really amazing. We visited in the late afternoon, and had the place almost totally to ourselves. The only disappointment was that, like many of the 'lesser monuments' in... More 

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New Delhi, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

This place is one of the must visits in Delhi. The tomb is styled similar to that of the Taj Mahal and is very close to Lodhi Gardens another must visit.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015 via mobile

This tomb is similar style of Taj Mahal.This is old style Mughal design.This is well maintained.Its good to spend time here and see the history.

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

On our visit it was a public holiday and the excitable girls were neither disciplined nor orderly, however about 20 minutes later they then lined up and still as noisily filed out of the site. We now had our peace and quiet to walk around the grounds and take in the magnificent architecture and carvings.Although the fountains were not working... More 

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New Delhi, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

a well preserved acient monument in the heart of delhi , travellers recommend to visit the place and njoy the marvelous sulpurts in the tomb

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New Delhi, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

It is a well preserved buildind at a very prominent location of New Delhi. People interested in Indian history may find it more interesting.

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Vadodara, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

We left Lodi , The Garden Restaurant and proceeded to the tomb of powerful Mirza Muqim Abul-Mansur Khan, entitled Safdar-Jang, who was the viceroy of Awadh and Kashmir under weak Muhammad Shah (1719-48) and later on prime minister under weaker Ahmad Shah Bahadur (1748-54) . The tomb on the pattern of Humayun’s tomb was built in about 1754 by Nawab... More 

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

The tomb houses a good architecture similar to HUMAYUN TOMB. The nearest metro station is JOR BAGH. It is also close to Safdarjung airport. The architecture is good & also has a big garden. It is also near Lodi Gardens.

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