India’s First Garden-Tomb: Humayun’s Tomb in Delhi; Akshatha Vinayak; Nativeplanet


India – Humayun’s Tomb, Delhi

Humayun’s Tomb is one of the oldest Mughal structures in Delhi.

Most architectures brought by the Mutual Empire have been exotic and interesting. Some of them are even listed under the UNESCO World Heritage sites. The period of Mughals is a great time in terms of art, architecture and even administration. The Humayun’s Tomb in Delhi is one of the structural marvels of this era. Humayun’s Tomb was also a one-of-its-kind design built during those times.

History of Humayun’s Tomb

The Humayun’s Tomb was commissioned by Beda Begun during the time of Emperor Akbar. Bega Begun was one of chief consorts of Humayun. Emperor Akbar visited this beautiful mausoleum during the later stages of construction. Humayun’s mortal remains were shifted to this mausoleum from his original resting place at Old Fort.

Attractions at Humayun’s Tomb

Interestingly, Humayun’s Tomb was one-of-its-kind architecture in those time.

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