A declared World Heritage Site in New Delhi. Situated centrally at Mathura Road, Nizamuddin East near Neela Gumbad roundabout. Only a few kilometers drive from iconic Connaught Place. The Tomb of Mughal emperor Humayun, designed by a Persian architect was built during 1569-70. It was probably the first garden tomb in whole of the Indian sub continent at that time. The tomb was declared world Heritage Site in 1993.
On entering from the main gate one can see well grown trees on the both sides of the path towards the entry gate to the main tomb.
Once you take the stairs and move inside the main structure, you can see the grave of Bega Begum.
Its desirable to visit the monument in the evening because of the peculiar lighting during the dusk.
The monument is surrounded on all side by rich gardens well maintained by the Archaeological survey of India.
The Humayun Tomb complex is Cenrally located near the Nizamuddin railway station and across the road is the famous Dargah of patron saint of Delhi, Nizamuddin Auliya.
The Humayun Tomb complex can be reached easily by road from New Delhi Railway Station in 15-20 minutes. It is only 7-8 kms from New Delhi Railway Station and Connaught Place, the Central Business District.
Nearest metro station is J.L.N. Stadium.
It is open daily from sunrise to sunset.
Entry fee of 30/- for Indians, and rupees 500/ for foreigners. Video filming is charges separately.