Humayun's Tomb

Humayun's Tomb, New Delhi

Humayun's Tomb
4.5
Architectural Buildings • Religious Sites
7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Monday
7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday
7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday
7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday
7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday
7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday
7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
About
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.
Suggested duration
1-2 hours
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from $6.83
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Kumar G
Kolkata (Calcutta), India21 contributions
Restored gem
Aug 2021
On the last day, as we had time to spare, we visited Humayun's tomb, which is undergoing restoration. It is slowly rejuvenating
Written October 9, 2021
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FirenzeMamma
Dorset, UK69 contributions
Don’t miss this if you’re in Delhi
Oct 2020
This is a wonderful building, less visited than some of the other highlights of Delhi. It’s a great example of Mughal architecture which anyone interested in such buildings should definitely make the effort to see.
Written September 8, 2021
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Bidule05
France614 contributions
Isabelle (France)
May 2020
We visited the Mughal Emperor Humayun's garden tomb, which is a UNESCO World Heritage, being built in 1570. It's the first garden tomb, that has been built in India.
We were impressed by this dazzling octogonal mausoleum in the early Mughal architectural style. We saw that the mausoleum was surmounted by a double dome 42.5 meter high, clad in marble with colonnaded kiosks

Altogether, I highly recommend to visit wonderful Humayun's garden tomb, whose early Mughal architecture will later lead to the construction of the Taj Mahal!!!
Written April 20, 2021
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Country adventurer
New Delhi, India24 contributions
A beautiful place to spend a pleasant day
Feb 2021 • Solo
The place is actually amazing. u can see the perfection of the architecture and the greenary is amazing.
Photographers can have a perfect shot.
A great to visit with friends as well as family.
The complex is clean.
Written April 16, 2021
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aur1408
New Delhi, India33 contributions
Monument looks amazing with lights
Feb 2021 • Friends
Recently ASI has done excellent work by doing lighting to the monument. It is till 9pm . Mist visit when you are in delhi . Nearby you can also visit Sundhar Nursery
Written March 12, 2021
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skagarwal74
Bhopal, India1,371 contributions
Good architecture
Mar 2021
Nearest metro station to Humayun Tomb is JLN stadium.
Ticket for 35 can be purchased using mobile scan and pay also.
The Tomb and the garden around is beautiful and well maintained. The place is attractive and good for photography.
Written March 10, 2021
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Amit mehla
Sonipat, India2 contributions
Good
Feb 2021 • Business
Humayun tomb was very good and its was very near to metro station also it's outer delhi so you can't face any traffic
Written February 19, 2021
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MedhaviG
New Delhi, India70 contributions
Must see
Apr 2020 • Friends
This tomb is just as grand as the Taj Mahal, and it’s history is just as interesting. Must visit when in Delhi.
Written February 1, 2021
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Gur Jeff H
Hillsborough, CA23 contributions
Well worth the short visit and photo-op
Dec 2020
Also known as the Mini Taj Mahal. This site is well worth visiting. You must have cell phone reception the only way to buy tickets is via cell phone now. There are guides inside that will show you around for a tip. The inside is impressive but neglected, on a good sunny day it's a great photo opportunity. All-in maybe 45 minutes tour.
Written December 27, 2020
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Veronica J
Amsterdam, The Netherlands14 contributions
Quick tour
Dec 2020 • Friends
We visited this sight and had difficulty purchasing the ticket because we didn’t have cell phone connection. You must buy online and provide Passport for ID. Be aware of staff pretending to help guide you then wanting payment. Was interesting trip and I’d recommend going.
Written December 19, 2020
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  • Mon - Sat 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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