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Humayun Tomb, Delhi: 67 reviews and 185 photos

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This is a grand mausoleum built for the second Emperor, Humayun by his senior Queen. It is one of the first Mughal garden tombs and is said to be the inspiration for the Taj Mahal. Recently restored, it is a fine example of sandstone architecture with marble inlay and fine trellis work. It is a World Heritage Monument. Entry costs 250 rupees per foreign visitor with no extra camera fees. Video fees are 25 rupees. Children under 15 years are free.

Directions: Nearest metro is Central Secretariat.
Phone: +91 11 2335 6080
Website: http://www.humayunstomb.com

Review Helpfulness: 2.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Updated Jul 21, 2008
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