Humayun’s Tomb, New Delhi:- Humayun’s Tomb, as the name suggests is the final resting place of the Mughal Emperor Humayun. It is the first garden tomb in the Indian subcontinent and is located in the Nizamuddin East area of Delhi.
In the year 1569-70, this splendid piece of architecture was commissioned for construction by Humayun’s chief consort empress Bega Begum. The tomb is one of the very few structures that used red sandstone on such a massive scale at that time. Typical Mughal architecture with Persian influences pertains to the design of the tomb, which was conceptualized by Persian architect Mirak Mirza Ghiyath.
In the year 1993, Humayun’s Tomb was featured in UNESCO’s World Heritage List, owing to its magnificent design and illustrious history.