Humayun Tomb Delhi Tourism Place

Humayun's Tomb Delhi

Humayun's Tomb Delhi: Overview 

Humayun's tomb is the tomb of the Mughal Emperor Humayun. The tomb was built by Bega Begum (Haji Begum) wift of . She was Humayun's first wife Mughal Emperor Humayun. It was the first tomb in the Indian subcontinent which built with the grand garden in using Mughal architecture. THis Tomb is located in Nizamuddin East  Delhi in India, and close to the Dina-Panah Citadel (known as Purana Qila Delhi or Old Fort Delhi), that occupied by Humayun in 1533. Also, It was the first Mughal architecture built with using red sandstone at large scale before Red Fort Delhi. The Humayun's tomb monumnet was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1993. 

Besides the main tomb enclosure of Humayun, several smaller monuments are there on the way from the main entrance in the West. But, The tomb of the Mughal Emperor Humayun is the main complex in the enclose of the area, and other monuments which house the graves of Empress Bega Begum, Hamida Begum, and also graves of Dara Shikoh, the great-great-grandson of Humayun and son of the later Emperor Shah Jahan, as well as numerous other subsequent Mughals, including Emperor Jahandar Shah,  Rafi Ud-Daulat, Farrukhsiyar, Rafi Ul-Darjat, Muhammad Kam Bakhsh and Alamgir II.



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