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Humayun's Tomb

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Red Fort

Both are praised by travel writers. On balance, Humayun's Tomb scores significantly better than Red Fort. Humayun's Tomb has a TripExpert Score of 92 with praise from 8 publications such as concierge.com, Frommer's and Lonely Planet.

Both are praised by travel writers. On balance, Humayun's Tomb scores significantly better than Red Fort. Humayun's Tomb has a TripExpert Score of 92 with praise from 8 publications such as concierge.com, Frommer's and Lonely Planet.

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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91
#2 in New Delhi

Shahjahanabad, New Delhi, India

  • 8 endorsements
  • 55

    Afar Magazine

    This is a snapshot from the 17th-century fort constructed by Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan. Full Review →

  • 14

    Concierge

    The greatest of Delhi's Mughal palace-cities, the Red Fort was built by Shah Jahan in the 17th century and was home to about 3,000 people in its heyday.

  • 8

    Condé Nast Traveler Tick Editor's Pick

    Pass through the Lahore gate and continue down the Chatta Chowk, once the royal harem's shopping district and now a bazaar. Full Review →

  • 6

    Fodor's

    Named for its red-sandstone walls, the Red Fort, near the Yamuna River in Old Delhi, is the greatest of Delhi's palace cities. Full Review →

  • 1

    Frommer's 35

    Built by Shah Jahan, the most prolific architect and builder of the Mughal empire, Lal Qila must have been a very modern departure from labyrinthine Agra Fort. Full Review →

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