Humayun's Tomb

TripExpert Score based on reviews in 8 publications
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8 expert recommendations


Afar Magazine

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



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


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 →


Fodor's Tick Choice

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


Frommer's 34

Though the Taj's beauty (and the money spent) eclipsed this magnificent example of the garden tomb, it's well worth a visit. Full review →


Lonely Planet Tick Top Choice

The most perfectly proportioned and captivating of Delhi’s mausoleums, Humayan’s tomb seems to float above the gardens that surround it. Full review →


Michelin Guide 55

You enter the huge Mughal Garden (chahar bagh), enclosed by walls and in the centre of which Humayun's tomb was built in 1565, as you would a blissful abode in the paradise of Allah. Full review →

Don't miss the tomb chamber, which is a masterpiece of simplicity and balance.

Travel + Leisure

Also a UNESCO World Heritage Site, this must be the world’s most stunning final resting stop. Full review →

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