Humayun's Tomb

About Humayun's Tomb

Located near the crossing of Mathura road and Lodhi road, this magnificent garden tomb is the first substantial example of Mughal architecture in India.

It was built in 1565 A.D. nine years after the death of Humayun, by his senior widow Bega Begam. Inside the walled enclosure, the most notable features are the garden squares (Chahar bagh) with pathways water channels, centrally located well proportional mausoleum topped by double dome.

There are several graves of Mughal rulers located inside the walled enclosure and from here in 1857 A.D; Lieutenant Hudson had captured the last Mughal emperor Bahadur Shah II.

Opening Hours & Fees

Opening Time: Sunrise – Sunset

Entrance Fees: ₹40.00 (For Local), ₹600.00 (For Foreigner)

Camera Charges: ₹0.00 (For Still Camera), ₹0.00 (For Video Camera)


Opp. Dargah Nizamuddin, Mathura Road,
New Delhi, India

Architectural Style: Mughal Architecture

Open Days: Monday to Sunday

Closed Days: N/A

Nearest Metro/Subway Station: JLN Stadium

Nearby Attraction: N/A

Information Source: Delhi Tourism

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