Incredible India Tourism

FORTS : MONUMENTS :Famous Architect: World Heritage Sites

Humayun's Tomb - Delhi

Humayun's Tomb - World Heritage Sites in IndiaYet another famous monument of Delhi, Part of UNESCO's list of World Heritage Sites and most significant illustration of Persian architecture inspired Mugul monuments in the country. There are no decisive evidences but this is famous folk tales that Humayun who died in 1566 have selected this spot and designed architect for him tomb which was constructed in 1559 by his queen Hamida Banu [also known as Haji Begam]. The tomb is situated at the center of square shaped garden and is one of  structure its kind. According to history pages a Persian architect Mirak Mirza Ghiyath looked after the construction of tomb, cost of which went to as high as Rs. 15 Lakhs at that time.  

Use About City link to get information on How to reach here by Road, Rail & Air.



Home  ||  City List  || Travel Tools || Tourist Places || About Us || Advertise
Concept, Design & Visualisation : SunnyZ World, Kolhapur.