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Humayun's Tomb

East Nizamudhin | Opp Nizamuddin Mosque, New Delhi 110013, India
+91 88949 15059
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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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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
East Nizamudhin | Opp Nizamuddin Mosque, New Delhi 110013, India
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Reviewed yesterday

Interesting and beautiful visit. Like many other attractions in New Delhi, foreign tourists pay 20 times more than locals. Avoid visiting on a hot day, as there is some walk between the various buildings.

Thank Itzik S
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Anyone who is visiting Delhi must set aside 1.5-2 hours to truly enjoy this place. To start with, the monument is simply beautiful and even a common man will appreciate its architecture. The gardens are well maintained and built with precision. The symmetry in the...More

Thank Ajan P
Reviewed yesterday

As a history buff, visiting here was really enjoyable. It tells a lot about Mughal history. Do visit it.

Thank Jaypratap N
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Takes about an hour. Best to have a guide with you. Besides the main tomb, the whole compound is very nice to stroll around.

Thank Chocochu
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Historical place and very nice to see this place. It is one of tombs of Mughals history. Thank you....

Thank Syed S
Reviewed 2 days ago

Going to India with very little knowledge of its history, this was quite a surprise for us to find ,our guide was very helpful in giving us the history and facts about the tomb but it is ts beauty and workmanship that really makes this...More

Thank Michael B
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This secluded corner of New Delhi is delightful step back in time. Away from the hectic pace of tuktuks, motorbikes and rickshaws, the solitude of these buildings and grounds lets you appreciate the skill and devotion of the subjects towards their long-passed rulers. The exquisite...More

Thank Sunnytoes54
Reviewed 3 days ago

This monument is maintained by the Aga Khan trust. The grounds are very peaceful. I loved being able to walk around and look through the various buildings.

Thank TangoSpam
Reviewed 3 days ago

So glad we had a guide to navigate us through the grounds and mausoleum. Also, understanding the importance it holds in Indian history increased the impact of the sheer beauty and magnitude of the structure.

Thank Cherie W
Reviewed 4 days ago

Humayun Tomb is a beautifully architectural piece of Indian Historical monument.It is a great place for photography, and to spend some of ur best time with beauty n peace.it is sorrounded by the beautiful lush green gardens and it is also to mention that it...More

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Another popular upmarket residential neighbourhood of
Delhi with many small
parks and home to expats,
Nizamuddin is most famous for the Sufi shrine,
Nizamuddin Dargah. It’s a beautiful confluence
of faith, heritage and contemporary Delhi. The busy
streets leading to the dargah offer a rich cultural
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October 29, 2017|
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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.
Rashi S
June 8, 2017|
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Response from Aisha A | Reviewed this property |
All you need is 1 to 2 hours (90 Min Max). It will be helpful if you plan things from early in the morning to see more than one place at once. At the day I went to Humayun's Tomb and Qutub Minar ( this minaret is the tallest... More
Tejas S
May 3, 2017|
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Response from bev p | Reviewed this property |
No lockers that I saw. Best to hire a cab. Best way to get around. My thoughts are that time is pushing it.