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Humayun's Tomb

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Gandhi Smriti

Both are endorsed by expert reviewers. Overall, Humayun's Tomb ranks significantly higher than Gandhi Smriti. Humayun's Tomb comes in at 92 with endorsements from 8 reviews such as Afar Magazine, concierge.com and Condé Nast Traveler.

Both are endorsed by expert reviewers. Overall, Humayun's Tomb ranks significantly higher than Gandhi Smriti. Humayun's Tomb comes in at 92 with endorsements from 8 reviews such as Afar Magazine, concierge.com and Condé Nast Traveler.

tripexpert score
97
#1 in New Delhi
location

East Nizamudhin, 5 km (3 mi) southeast of Connaught Pl., New Delhi, India

endorsements
  • 9 endorsements
  • 55

    Afar Magazine

    Leave time to wander in the gardens that surround the tomb and discover floral surprises at every turn. Full Review →

  • 55

    Afar Magazine

    Want a sneak peek of the Taj Mahal? Completed in 1572, Humayun's tomb was the first garden-tomb in India and inspired many architectural wonders, including the iconic Taj Mahal. Full Review →

  • 14

    Concierge

    Humayun's tomb, composed of earthy red sandstone and pure white marble, is... quietly impressive. The tomb is surrounded by a meticulously kept garden.

  • 8

    Condé Nast Traveler Tick Editor's Pick

    The intention, righteously achieved, was to honor India's second Mughal ruler, who had fallen down a flight of stairs to his death. Full Review →

  • 6

    Fodor's Tick Choice

    Freshly restored in 2013 after six years of painsatking conservation work, this moument is a sight to behold. Full Review →

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79
#11 in New Delhi

5 Tees January Marg, New Delhi 110011, India

  • 7 endorsements
  • 55

    Afar Magazine

    Gandhi Smriti, previously known as Birla House, is a museum dedicated to the man who many consider "The Father of Independence." Full Review →

  • 14

    Concierge

    After Gandhi was assassinated in 1948, his body was cremated, and the site is now a national shrine. A black marble slab sits in a large courtyard, inscribed with the great man's last words: "He Ram!".

  • 8

    Condé Nast Traveler

    Passages written by Gandhi, translated into many languages, adorn the walls around the shrine. Full Review →

  • 6

    Fodor's

    Gandhi's bedroom is just as he left it, with his "worldly remains" (only 11 items, including his glasses and a walking stick) mounted on the wall. Full Review →

  • 2

    Lonely Planet

    This poignant memorial is where Mahatma Gandhi was shot dead by a Hindu zealot on 30 January 1948. Full Review →

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