Delhi, like I said, has so much more to offer than it's initial rush of massive city madness. After a good night's rest, Delhi is sure to delight you, if you allow it to.
One of the magnificent architectural jewels of Delhi is the Humayun's Tomb. Situated near the crossroads of Mathura road and Lodhi road, this majestic resting place is the oldest example of Mughal architecture in India.
points of interest
Inside the monument walls, here are a few things of interest: The garden squares (chaharbagh) with pathways water channels, centrally located well proportional mausoleum topped by double dome
There are several graves of Mughal rulers located inside the monument limits.
In 1857 A.D Lieutenant Hudson captured the last Mughal emperor Bahadur Shah II.
Humayun's cenotaph stands alone in the main chamber; the real grave lies in the basement below
who was Humayun?
Humayun was a Mughal emperor who ruled during the 1500s. Nine years after his passing, the tomb was constructed in 1565 AD by his son Akbar, and senior widow Bega Begam.
The monument of international fame stands sentinel over the silent history of New Delhi, over a of a time of kings and wars.