Safdarjung tomb


Safdarjung tomb

Safdarjung's Tomb is a sandstone and marble mausoleum located near at the T junction of Lodhi Road and Aurobindo Marg in Delhi, India. It was inbuilt 1754 within the late Mughal Empire vogue for governor Safdarjung. The monument has an ambience of surreality and greenery and an imposing presence of red brown and white coloured structures.


HISTORY


Safdarjung tomb, the last monumental tomb garden of the Mughals, was planned and design like an enclosed garden tomb in line with the style of the Humayun tomb. To the south of this grave is that the historic web site of the battle that was fought in 1386 between Tamburlaine of Mangol and Mohammad Tughlaq once the latter was defeated. The tomb has four key features which are: The Char Bagh plan with the mausoleum at the center, a nine fold floor plan, a five-part façade and a large podium with a hidden stairway.


WHEN, WITH, HOW?


This beautiful tomb, is a must visit for people who admire the beauty of nature and historic places. You can visit this tomb with your family and spend some family time sitting on the green grass and playing around with your children. An outing with friends, where you can sit and talk? This tomb is your place then. A solo wanderer? You can go there and sit in peace under the trees while giving your mind enough space to relax.
You can visit this tomb via metro, jor bagh metro station is the nearest station and then half a kilometer of walking and you are there.
If you are travelling by bus, take route no. 460.
Safdarjung tomb is 13 km away from Indira Gandhi international airport.
You can book your flights from Farehawker for exciting deals. Happy flying!
The timings are 7 am to 7 pm, Friday closed.
Entry ticket: 15rs (Indian) 200rs (foreigners).

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