Marvel at one of the nation's most renowned mausoleums at Humayun's Tomb, a World Heritage Site displaying a fusion of both Mughal and Persian architectural features. Built in 1565 on orders from Akbar, the son of the Emperor Humayun, the mausoleum represents the first in a long line of "garden-tombs" that defined Mughal architecture over the following centuries. You can admire the intricate red sandstone and white marble construction, topped with an impressive dome, as you wander the extensive grounds dotted with shrines and monuments. Enter the memorial to get a glimpse of Humayun's final resting place. Many of the architectural designs used on the tomb and its surrounding buildings helped to inspire the Taj Mahal. Use our New Delhi online attractions planner to visit Humayun's Tomb on your trip to New Delhi, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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Humayun's Tomb Reviews
広大な敷地に大きなお墓。 死んだあとにものすごいエゴだなー、と思いつつ。 インドで初めてのペルシャ建築の影響を受けた建物だとか（実際に中にはその辺りの詳しい説明があり、フマユーンがアフガニスタンを通ってペルシャまで行った旅路の地図があったりする）で、タージマハールにも影響を与えている。 さて、建物も立派だが、特筆すべきは緑の芝生。 当然暑いのでいくつかある木の陰で涼むととても気持ちがいい。特に芝生... more »A large tomb on a vast site. I was thinking that it was a terrible ego after i died. It's India's first building influenced by Persian architecture (in fact some have a detailed description of it, and there's a map of Humayun's journey through Afghanistan to Persia), which also has an impact on the Taj Mahal. Well, the building is also splendid, but it is remarkable that the green lawn. Of course it's hot, so it feels very good to cool down in the shade of some trees. Especially on the grass, it's OKAY to walk barefoot, so I'd love to enjoy it. Put the chai in a pot and have a picnic. Next time, I'm going to do it with my family. You'll also want to visit Botanical Garden outside of here.
Somptuous historic place in Delhi to visit. You can also stay there during an afternoon to rest with children. more »
It's a beautiful place to reminisce your history. The coolness of the air at the top of the tomb is incomparable. One should visit the place with your adored one to have the total fun. Though the graves, that are spread all around the place, do not give the most auspicious vibes. Nevertheless you have lush green lawns and so many spots to have a seat and talk.
One of the must visit places of Delhi. The red stone and marble architecture is simply awesome. The place also has lots of greenery that is bit rare in this city. You can get a lot of good frames if you are a photography enthusiast like me. Try to spend at least 2-3 hours there to explore the place properly. I hope to visit the place soon again.
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