Humayun’s Tomb

Humayun’s tomb is the tomb of Humayun, the second Mughal Emperor of India, in Delhi, India.


Humayun’s first wife, Empress Bega Begum commissioned the tomb. It was designed by Mirak Mirza Ghiyas and his son, Sayyid Muhammad.

It was the first garden tomb in Asia. Construction begun in 1566, nine years after Humayun’s death. It was completed in 1572.

There are around 150 graves in Humayun’s tomb and the surrounding gardens.

Humayun’s tomb is located at Mathura Road, opposite Dargah Nizamuddin, New Delhi, Delhi.









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    • Humayun’s first wife who commissioned the tomb is buried here along with other members of Humayun’s family, as well as later rulers and their families. There is also Barber’s Tomb, belonging to a royal barber.

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