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Humayun's Tomb

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India Gate

Both Humayun's Tomb and India Gate are endorsed by expert reviewers. On balance, Humayun's Tomb ranks significantly better than India Gate. Humayun's Tomb comes in at 92 with positive reviews from 8 reviews including concierge.com, Afar Magazine and Afar Magazine.

Both Humayun's Tomb and India Gate are endorsed by expert reviewers. On balance, Humayun's Tomb ranks significantly better than India Gate. Humayun's Tomb comes in at 92 with positive reviews from 8 reviews including concierge.com, Afar Magazine and Afar Magazine.

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 →

  • 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 →

  • 2

    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 →

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75
#20 in New Delhi

New Delhi, India

  • 4 endorsements
  • 55

    Afar Magazine

    The monument resembles the Arc de Triomphe in Paris, and commemorates the 71,000 soldiers who lost their lives in World War I. Full Review →

  • 8

    Condé Nast Traveler

    The gardens around India Gate are a pleasant place to saunter and people-watch. Full Review →

  • 6

    Fodor's

    This massive sandstone arch was designed... in memory of the 90,000 soldiers of the British Indian Army who fell in World War I and the Third Afghan War. Full Review →

  • 2

    Lonely Planet

    Constantly thronged by tourists, is India Gate... 42m-high stone memorial arch. Full Review →

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