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Indian Monuments

Humayun Tomb

Humayun’s tomb or Humayun ka Maqbara, is the tomb of the Mughal Emperor Humayun. In 1562 CE the tomb was commissioned by his wife Hamida Bano Begum, and designed by Mirak Mirza Ghiyath, a Persian architect. It was the first garden-tomb on the Indian subcontinent. It is located in Nizamuddin in Delhi (India), and close to the Dina-panah citadel also called as Purana Qila, that Humayun founded in 1533. [… More info …]