Humayun's tomb commonly known as Humayun ka Maqbara is the tomb of the Mughal Emperor Humayun. The tomb was proceeded to be built by Humayun's first wife Bega Begum following her husband’s death, Humayun’s first wife, pledged to build a artistic mausoleum in her husband’s memory. She employed the Persian architect, Mirak Mirza Ghiyas, from Afghanistan.
The Humayun’s grave advanced includes of many buildings, tombs, mosques, and a lodging place. Important buildings within the advanced are: Nila Guband, Arab Sarai and Bu Halima. Tombs of Mughal royalty and nobility like Bega Muhammedan, Hamida Banu Begum, Isa Khan and Dara Shikoh are present within the main mausoleum building and the whole complex is said to be dotted with over a hundred and fifty tombs earning the advanced the name of “dormitory of the Mughals”.
Humayun tomb, located Delhi, India is a beautiful place to spend some good time with your family, friends and even alone. You will surely get aww-struck at the beauty of this place.
Visit this place any time from Sunrise to sunset, all days of the week (best time to visit is between 8:00 am to 6:00 pm).
Visiting fee is Rs. 10 per head for citizens of India. Rs. 250 per head for foreign nationals. Children up to fifteen years don't need entry fee.
Humayun tomb is easily accessible by road as well as by Delhi Metro. The nearest railway station is Nizammudin. Nearest underground stations area unit, Jorbagh and Race Course stations (both on the Yellow line) are the nearest. AC/non AC buses may be availed from Rajiv Chowk/ISBT/Nizamuddin to achieve Humayun’s grave advanced. Autos plying everywhere town also can be availed.
Humayun tomb is 16.5km away from Indira Gandhi international airport.
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