- Type: Castles, Palaces & Historic Buildings
NileGuide Expert tip:
Don't fail to notice the charbagh (four-garden) layout that is a Persian influence. This is the first instance of its use in India. It went on to become a trademark of Mughal architecture.
- Built as a memorial for emperor Humayun by his wife in the 16th century, this structure, resplendent in red sandstone is considered to be the next best thing after the Taj Mahal in Agra. The tomb is awe-inspiring, nestled by lush green lawns on three sides and a river on the fourth. There are other tombs within the premises as well - of Humanyun Babar's and Isa Khan's. This place is not frequented just by the tourists but also has its loyal admirers who throng here in hordes. The entry in the complex is free on Fridays.
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