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Humayun’s Tomb - Things to Know Before Visiting

Mathura Road Opposite, Hazrat Nizamuddin Aulia Dargah, Nizamuddin, Nizamuddin East, New Delhi, Delhi 110013, India

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About Humayun’s Tomb

This tomb for the great Humayun was built in 1570, is of particular cultural significance as it was the first garden-tomb on the Indian subcontinent. It inspired several major architectural innovations, culminating in the construction of the Taj Mahal.


Attractions Near Humayun’s Tomb

Waste to Wonder Theme Park
Waste to Wonder Theme Park0.65km from Humayun’s Tomb

Part of Waste To Art Project taken up by the South Delhi Municipal Corporation, the park showcases replicas of the seven wonders of the world, made from tons of metal and rubber wastes.

Purana Qila
Purana Qila1.94km from Humayun’s Tomb

One does not have to go far to see the old fort or Purana Quila standing stoically amidst wild greenery. Built on the site of the most ancient of the numerous cities of Delhi, Indraprastha. Purana Quila is roughly rectangular in shape having a circuit of nearly two kilometers.

Lodhi Gardens
Lodhi Gardens2.82km from Humayun’s Tomb

Protected by the Archaeological Survey of India, Lodhi Gardens is a 90 acre city park containing tombs and other architectural works of the 15th century Lodi Dynasty which ruled parts of northern India and parts of modern Pakistan from 1451 to 1526.

India Gate
India Gate3.01km from Humayun’s Tomb

India Gate is counted amongst the largest war memorials in India. It stands is a memorial of 70,000 soldiers of the British Indian Army who died between 1914–1921 in the First World War and Anglo-Afghan War.13,300 servicemen's names, including some soldiers and officers from the United Kingdom, are inscribed on the gate. Amar Javan Jyothi, a war memorial erected under the India gate to commemorate Indian soldiers martyred in the war of the liberation of Bangladesh in December 1971.

Akshardham
Akshardham3.37km from Humayun’s Tomb

Akshardham is a Hindu temple and aspritual Cultural compelx in Delhi, India. the complex displays millennia of traditional Indian and hindu culture, spirituality and architecture.

Supreme Court of India
Supreme Court of India3.41km from Humayun’s Tomb

Supreme Court of India is the highest judicial court and the final court of appeal under the Constitution of India. the highest constitutional court, with the power of Judicial review

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