Humayun Tomb - Delhi

Mathura Road, Nizamuddin, New Delhi, Delhi

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India has been proudly beholds the history of Mughal India. Mughal Empire had ruled the northern part of India for more than 3 centuries. Travelers from different part of the world visit to Delhi to gather information about History of Mughals. The Humayun Tomb is such a place that tells a complete story about Mughals.

The Humayun Tomb is a historical buildings and a place where the Mughal Emperor Humayun was laid to rest after his death. The major construction of the tomb is finished in the year 1562 by his senior widow Shree Hamida Bega Begam. The tomb was half-made by legend architect, Mirak Mirza Ghiyath; he finished finalizing design and structure before he passed way. After that, the responsibility was taken up by emperor’s son, Sayyed Muhammad Ibn Mirak Ghiyathuddin who finally completed the construction of building in the year 1571.

It is situated close to Nizamuddin in East Delhi and proximate to the Purana Qila. The entire tomb was confirmed as a UNESCO World heritage in the year 1993 and also declared as the 1st garden tomb in the Indian Subcontinent. The tomb of Humayun, is also a home to the grave of his wife Hamida Begum. It demonstrates royal and unique Mughal Architecture of the matchless standards and is deemed to be as majestic as the Taj Mahal in numerous aspects.

The cost of constructing the tomb was Rs. 15 Lakhs at that era which was deemed to be unexpectedly expensive. Persia and the Gulf community people came down to view the architectural wonder that had developed ripple in the entire Islamic society with people being very fascinate.

Humayun Tomb is located on the bank of river Yamuna in the capital city Delhi. It is proximate to Nizamuddin Dargah, the crypt of a Sufi Saint, who was adulated by the Mughal rulers.



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