Humayun Tomb New Delhi, India - Know Indian History – Architectural Wonder – Monuments – World Heritage Sites in India

Humayun Tomb designed by Mirak Mirza Ghiyath and constructed I the year 1562 is not just another Mughal monument in capital city of the country. Tourism, historic, architectural importance of this majestic monument gets an additional glitter with knowledge of this monument’s listing with the World Heritage Site list of UNSECO. Extensive restoration work of monument is going on since the 1993, the year in which Humayun Tomb and its complex were listed with UNESCO list.
Humayun Tomb is situated quite close to Purana Qila, a building, rather the first building constructed with excessive use of red sandstone. It was constructed in 1533 by Humayun in the area which in modern times is known as the Nizzamuddin East.
Beside the Humayun, Tomb is also grave house of his wife Hamida Begum, Dara Shikoh, [son of Emperor Shah Jahan] and many other renowned Mughals. The Yamuna river bank location of Humayun Tomb was chosen just because being close to Dargah of renowned Sufi Saint Hazrat Nizamuddin Auliya.
The Architecture of Humayun Tomb is reflecting Persian styles of Islamic architecture with an essence of the Indian subcontinent. If we wish to be more correct it is illustration of the Indo-Islamic architecture.
Char Bagh Garden, first garden in south Asia constructed in Persian style, around the Tomb is a major tourist attraction of Humayun Tomb, constructed in a period of eight years.


Vital Tourist Information : Humayun Tomb

Location : Humayun Tomb is situated on the banks of river Yamuna in the Nizamuddin East area of New Delhi, India.


Near By City : New Delhi


State : Delhi India


Region : North India


Best Time to Visit : Mid September to November & March month are the with climatic conditions suitable for foreign travelers. Domestic tourist can visit New Delhi round the year.


Spoken Languages : Hindi - Punjabi - Urdu - English. Eventually in last 40-50 years Delhi has been converted into multilingual city


How To Reach : Humayun Tomb New Delhi


Basic Travel Info : There are many options like the city bus, Auto Rickshaw, taxi or tourist vehicle for reaching Humayun Tomb from any part of New Delhi.


By Train : Train journey access to Delhi is very easy because with its three railway station city is origin source of many trains. Tourism dedicated luxury trains like Palace-on-Wheels starts from New Delhi.


By Bus / Road : Bus routes to Delhi are the web of National and state highways. Almost all north Indian cities are connected with Delhi by road travel.


Air Travel / Nearest Airport : Indira Gandhi domestic and International airport of city is among the world's busiest airport, as there are numerous domestic and international flights for reaching Delhi by air travel.