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Humayun's Tomb, Delhi

Features

Humayun's Tomb was built by Bega Begum (Haji Begum), wife of Mughal Emperor, Humayun during 1569-70 at a cost of 1.5 million rupees of that time. The splendid garden tomb is classical example of Mughal and Persian style of architecture. Surrounded by a square garden, Charbagh, the square double storeyed structure of the mausoleum is built of red sandstone and marble. There are several graves of Mughal rulers located inside the tomb complex. Bahadur Shah Zafar had taken refuge in this tomb with three princes during the Indian Rebellion of 1857 before Lieutenant Hudson had captured the last Mughal emperor

Timings

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Local Transport

The local transport mode in New Delhi are the Metro Trains (For time table and route check www.delhimetrorail.com), local trains, local buses (For timetable and route check www.dtc.nic.in), taxis, cabs and rikshaws.

How to reach

Delhi is well connected with domestic and international flights, to all the major cities within and outside India. The all major and, nearly, all the minor destinations in India connects to three important railway stations such as New Delhi Railway Station, Old Delhi Railway Station and Hazrat Nizamuddin Railway Station. Delhi is well connected, by a network of roads and national highways, with all the major cities in India.

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