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Humayun's Tomb in New Delhi

Humayun’s Tomb is the tomb of Mughal emperor Humayun, located in New Delhi. It was built by Humayun’s first wife and chief consort, Empress Bega Begum in between 1569-1570. The Wife of Humayun has appointed Persian architecture named Mirak Mirza Ghiyas. It was first mansion to use red sandstone at that time and it was only first garden tomb in India at that time. In 1993 the complex has undergone in process of renovation and completed it. The complex comprises of the main tomb of the Emperor Humayun, which houses the graves of Bega Begum herself, Hamida Begum, and also Dara Shikoh, great-great-grandson of Humayun and son of the later Emperor Shah Jahan, as well as numerous other subsequent Mughals. The mansion used different elements of Indian, Persian and Mughali architecture giving grandiose adobe with finest and intricate craftsmanship.

Char Bagh - a Persian-style garden, four gardens and two bisecting central water channels, reflecting the four rivers that flow in Jannat the Islamic concept of paradise.

Tomb and mosque of Isa Khan - it is the Tomb of Isa Khan Niyazi, an Afghan noble in Sher Shah Suri's court.
1. Bu Halima’s Tomb and garden
2. Afsarwala Tomb and garden.

Arab Sarai - rest house of horses.

Nila Gumbad - it has blue glazed tiles and built by Abdul Rahim Khan-I-Khana.

Chillah Nizamuddin Aulia - it is an example of Tughlaq period architecture.

Barber’s Tomb - it is the tomb of royal barber lies within Char Bagh.


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