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Humayun's Tomb

Humayuns TombBuilt in typical Mughal style, this red sandstone mausoleum encases the last mortal remains of the Mughal emperor, Humayun. This octagonal shaped monument is built by Haji Begum, the wife of Humayun. The mausoleum rests on a raised plinth.

Stay in a luxury hotel in Delhi and enjoy the picturesque Humayun Tomb. Having Mughal architectural characteristics like double domes and high arches, the building rests on an enclosure of high walls. The monument is indeed an imposing structure. There is a paved stone path that divide the garden into four. Other than Mughal Emperor Humayun and his wife, the place also has tombs of many a royals of the Mughal court.

The garden around the monument is designed in Persian style. You will love to walk on narrow stone path that winds its way around the garden. There is also a small water channel that tickles its way through the garden. There is also a fine pavilion that lies at the center of the monument. Among all the monuments of historical importance, Humayun's tomb a very important one. Its domes, arches and raised plinths are wonderful specimens of Mughal art.

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