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Humayun"s Tomb & adjacent monuments

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Published by Archaeological Survey of India in New Delhi .
Written in English



  • India,
  • Delhi


  • Humayun, Emperor of Hindustan, 1508-1556 -- Tomb.,
  • Monuments -- India -- Delhi -- Guidebooks.,
  • Architecture, Mogul -- India -- Delhi -- Guidebooks.

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Edition Notes

Other titlesHumayun"s Tomb and adjacent monuments
Statementbased on the text of S.A.A. Naqvi.
SeriesWorld heritage series
ContributionsArchaeological Survey of India.
LC ClassificationsDS461.2 .H86 2002
The Physical Object
Pagination96 p. :
Number of Pages96
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3716960M
ISBN 108187780088
LC Control Number2003325587

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Oct 15,  · The grave of Mughal Emperor Humayun is located inside the central mortuary room of the tomb and is surrounded by adjacent rooms that accommodate the tombs of two of his wives and the later Mughals. Also Read: 10 Amazing unesco world heritage sites in India. 2. Humayun’s Tomb is the First Ever Garden Tomb Built in India. The first garden-tomb on the Indian subcontinent, Humayun’s tomb is the tomb of the Mughal Emperor Humayun in Delhi, India. Let’s have a look at its history, architecture, visit timing, entry fee . Apr 08,  · The Timurid dynasty contributed to many radially symmetrical buildings—tombs and palaces—in many parts of Iran and Central Asia. However, before the construction of Emperor Humayun's tomb, no Author: Farhat Afzal. Humayun's Tomb, Delhi, India. 20, likes · 2, talking about this · , were here. Humayun's tomb is the tomb of the Mughal Emperor Humayun in /5().

The Humayun's Tomb depicts the rich architectural minds of the sculptors during the Mughal emperor. It is a tomb which has a number of tombs of people of the Mughal empire other than the tomb of the great Mughal Emperor Humayun. Humayun’s tomb or Maqbara-e-Humayun is the resting tomb of Mughal king, Humayun. This tomb was initiated by his first wife in 16th century. This is the first garden tomb in Asia and is a heritage site too. The tomb is not just one building of architectural value. The complex holds numerous monuments, tombs and other structures for exploration. Besides the main tomb enclosure of Humayun, several smaller monuments dot the pathway leading up to it, from the main entrance in the West, including one that even pre-dates the main tomb itself, by twenty years; it is the tomb complex of Isa Khan Niyazi, an Afghan noble in Sher Shah Suri's court of the Suri dynasty, who fought against the. The entry to Humayun's Tomb is through a long axial processional track. On the way, there are gateways, which offer a glimpse of the tomb. The tomb is octagonal in shape and placed over a platform with colonnades, under which there are numerous graves of lesser known people and can be ascribed to various nobles and workers of Humayun's period.