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Address: Nizamuddin East, New Delhi, India
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Abdul Rahim Khankhana's tomb

Having grown up in Nizamuddin could see the tomb from our roof. We used to go there to play in those days. The tomb was run down and neglected for as long as i can remember. It is... read more

Reviewed July 14, 2016
Anshuman B
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Reviewed July 14, 2016

Having grown up in Nizamuddin could see the tomb from our roof. We used to go there to play in those days. The tomb was run down and neglected for as long as i can remember. It is where he was burred and all the stones etc were taken away from this tomb. Can still see some faded art on... More 

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Thank Anshuman B
New Delhi, India
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Reviewed April 14, 2016

Tomb of one of the greatest poet in Mughal era. Garden around tomb is very beautiful and very well maintained.

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Thank Shilpamittal
Pune, India
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Reviewed June 30, 2015

Awesome location, near Humayun's Tomb. Best time to visit is during winters as the place gets good sunshine. You can relax in the gardens or can have some fun activities with friends and family

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1 Thank gbajaj91
Ghaziabad, India
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Reviewed April 16, 2015

Tomb is made for one of our greatest poets. Its situated on mathura road and can be reached by khan market metro st or JLN metro station. Tomb has lush green gardens with magnificent structure where lies Rahim.

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Thank ChauhanRuchi
Newdelhi india
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Reviewed April 12, 2015

Abdul Rahim Khan -i Khanan was a poet in the Akbar`s court & was considered a Navratna along with other 8 notables who became very famous in various fields in their lifetime.He was also student of Hindu philosphy & religion & the famous Hindi poet Tulsidas bestowed praise in his poems referring to his humility while offering alms to the... More 

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Thank MARGDARSHI
New Delhi, India
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Reviewed February 26, 2015

This place is the burial of Abdul Rahim Khankhana. The tomb is situated in Nizamuddin East on the Mathura road near Humayun's Tomb in New Delhi. It is a quiet monument, surrounded by lovely garden and the best part is it is not crowded and you can admire its beauty in a moment of quiet reflection. Although not included in... More 

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10 Thank kunalkapoor21
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Reviewed January 21, 2015 via mobile

This is a beautiful ruin of a tomb, despoiled for the building of Safdarjang's Tomb. Abd al-Rahim was a great courtier and a highly cultivated man. Among other things he was a great patron of manuscript illustration. Jahangir inherited him from Akbar's court--he was one of "the old wolves of the state". A lovely and evocative site.

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3 Thank DanielE15
New Delhi, India
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Reviewed December 10, 2014

There is a particular emotional attachment to this monument for those who read couplets written by Rahim in school and getting the substance of life. It becomes additionally emotional as you feel sad that materials from this monument was stripped off to decorate tomb of another big shot of his time, Safdarjung. Why cannot you build a tomb, if you... More 

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Reviewed October 13, 2014

Not too many tourists so picture taking is awesome! Quiet place for picnic too! The park surrounding this site is surrounded by other historic sites and walking areas.

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Thank Leah S
India
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Reviewed September 4, 2014

A small and serene complex. The tomb is similar to the Humayun's Tomb, with red sandstone and white marble works, but the finishing touch given to the monument is not as beautiful as that of Humayun's Tomb. Moreover majority of the structure is dilapidated and slowly wearing off with time. Some fine carvings on the walls and ceilings is noticed... More 

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