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Humayun's Tomb

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National Museum

Both Humayun's Tomb and National Museum are recommended by professional reviewers writing for major publications. Overall, Humayun's Tomb ranks significantly higher than National Museum. Humayun's Tomb comes in at 92 with accolades from 8 publications like Lonely Planet, Travel + Leisure and Fodor's.

Both Humayun's Tomb and National Museum are recommended by professional reviewers writing for major publications. Overall, Humayun's Tomb ranks significantly higher than National Museum. Humayun's Tomb comes in at 92 with accolades from 8 publications like Lonely Planet, Travel + Leisure and Fodor's.

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
#19 in New Delhi

Janpath, New Delhi 110 011, India

  • 4 endorsements
  • 55

    Afar Magazine

    Showcasing over 5,000 years of weapons, paintings, artifacts, jewelry, photography, and manuscripts, the National Museum is the largest in India Full Review →

  • 8

    Condé Nast Traveler Tick Editor's Pick

    There's plenty to keep history buffs... but impatient museum-goers should focus on the Indus Valley civilization gallery and the miniature collection. Full Review →

  • 6

    Fodor's

    Showcases ancient, mainly Hindu, sculptures. Full Review →

  • 2

    Lonely Planet

    Offering a compelling if not always coherent snapshot of India’s last 5000 years, this museum is not overwhelmingly large, but full of splendours. Full Review →

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