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19 November 2017 l 05:54:01 PM      New Delhi, -18°C/ °F
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Humayun's Tomb

Nizamuddin East , New Delhi

If you think Humayun's Tomb looks a bit like the Taj Mahal in Agra, that's because it was the inspiration for the Taj Mahal's creation. The tomb was built in 1570, and houses the body of the second Mughal emperor, Humayun. It was the first of this type of Mughal architecture to be built in India, and the Mughal rulers followed it up with an extensive period of construction all over the country. The tomb is part of a greater complex that's set amongst beautiful gardens.

Where: Nizamuddin East, New Delhi. Near the Nizamuddin train station, off Mathura Road.

Entry Cost: $5 or 250 rupees. Free for children under 15 years.

Time: Sunrise until sunset, daily. It's best viewed in the golden light of the late afternoon.
 

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