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Monuments & TemplesHumayun's Tomb

Humayun’s Tomb is a stunning example of early Mughal style and architecture - a perfect synthesis of Persian and Indian styles with a bulbous dome, geometric patterns, high arches, spire, lattice stone windows, geometric proportions, and s... More...

Monuments & TemplesSafdarjung's Tomb

Built in the 18th century, Safdarjung’s Tomb is one of the most famous of New Delhi's many historic tombs.  While not as glamorous as the better known mausoleums in India such as the Taj Mahal and Humayun’s Tomb, Safdarjung&rsqu... More...

DestinationsAjmer

The Muslim pilgrim city of Ajmer in the state of Rajasthan is famous for the shrine of famous Sufi  saint Khwaja Moinuddin Chisti that is located at the foot of Taragarh hills. Ajmer surrounded on all sides by the Aravalli hills i... More...

Monuments & TemplesAkshardham

Akshardham is a Hindu temple complex in New Delhi built on the banks of the Yamuna River, and adjacent to the proposed Commonwealth Games (2010) Village. "Akshardham" means the eternal, divine abode of the supreme God, and the abode... More...

DestinationsAlwar

Alwar is a city city carved out of rocks, seemingly crowned with the Alwar fort and covered with thick deciduous forest. The origin of the name of Alwar is certain, however there are several legends associated with it. According to som... More...

Monuments & TemplesChampaner Pavagadh Archaeological Park

Champaner Pavagadh Archaeological Park, a relative unknown in the traditional tourist circuit, and conferred a World Heritage Site (UNESCO) status in the 2004, is located in Panchmahals District in Gujarat.  The park is a collectio... More...

DestinationsDelhi

Delhi, the capital of India and a Union Territory, has a history dating back at least 2,500 years. In addition to its importance as a business and political center, Delhi is an important destination for toursits with its numerous historical and ... More...

OthersDelhi UT

 

For more general information on Delhi Union Territory (Economy, History, Demographics, etc.), please refer to the Delhi Wiki Guide.

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Monuments & TemplesIndia Gate

India Gate, an important landmark in New Delhi, is a memorial built in honor of the 90,000 Indian soldiers who died during World War I / Afghan War. The monument is an imposing 42 meters high arch and was designed by the Edwin Lutyens, and archi... More...

Monuments & TemplesJama Masjid

Situated 500 meters away from the Red Fort, Jama Masjid is one of the most popular tourist attractions in Delhi.  Built on top of a small hill, this beautiful mosque was built by Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan. The original name of the mosque is... More...

DestinationsMandu

Mandu, in the Malwa region of Madhya Pradesh, is one of India’s architectural gems with wonderful palaces, baths, attractive canals, and skilfully crafted pavilions. Some of Mandu’s attractions date back to the 10th century and the ... More...

OthersPlaces Around Gurgaon

 

Its easy to get Cabin Fever if you live in Gurgaon. Luckily, there are plenty of places around Gurgaon to choose from if one is looking for a quick and relaxing escape.

In this guide, and for your easy reference, ... More...

Monuments & TemplesQutub Minar

The Qutab Minar towers over Delhi as an excellent example of Indo Islamic style of architecture.  Constructed using red sandstone and marble, and standing at 72.5 meters in height. The tower stands about 60cm off from being vertical and has... More...

Monuments & TemplesRed Fort

Red Fort, or Lal Qila as it is also known, is situated on the west bank of the river Yamuna. The Fort was built by the Mughal Emperer Shah Jahan when he decided to move the capital from Agra / Fatehpur Sikri to Delhi. It remained the seat of the... More...

Monuments & TemplesTaj Mahal

The Taj Mahal (Agra, Uttar Pradesh) is the most famous Mughal monument constructed by Emperor Shah Jahan in the memory of his wife Mumtaz Mahal. Built from precious white marble with beautiful mosaic created with precious stones inlaid in the ma... More...

OthersWorld Heritage Sites in India

Heritage is our legacy from the past, what we live with today, and what we pass on to future generations.

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) seeks to encourage the... More...

DestinationsAgra

The words Agra and Taj Mahal are inseperable. And while the Taj Mahal is a monument to be compulsarily seen while visitng Agra, the city has many more facets to its character. Agra, situated on the west bank of the Yamuna River, 200 kms south ea... More...

Monuments & TemplesAgra Fort

Standing next to, and often overshadowed by Agra's better known Taj Mahal, Agra Fort is nevertheless a beautiful monument with a rich and colorful history.

Construction of the Agra Fort was begun by Emperor Akbar from 1565 to 1573, o... More...

DestinationsAurangabad

The city of Aurangabad in the state of Maharashtra was named after the last great Mughal emperor, Aurangzeb. Aurangabad meaning “built by the throne” in Persian, is the largest city in northern Maharashtra. It is also called as "City... More...

OthersBihar

Admittedly, Bihar currently suffers from a reputation of endemic lawlessness and rampant corruption, and is one of India's poorest and most backward States. However, Bihar is a land of great mythological and historical importance with great con... More...

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Background and information about the Tomb of Isa Khan - in the same complex as Humayun's Tomb.

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An old water color painting of Humayun's Tomb.

An old water color painti...

A side view of Humayun's Tomb.  It is quiet difficult to fully appreciate how beautiful the combination of red and white of this monument is until you are standing right next to it.

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At Humayun's Tomb - What a shame to see graffiti inside such a beautiful monument.  When will be learn to appreciate our heritage?

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View from the main gate that leads towards the garden enclosing Humayun's Tomb

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Beautiful inlaid tile work at the main chamber of the Tomb of Isa Khan.  The Persian influence is clearly apparent.   Within 20 years of the construction of this tomb, the unique Mughal style of tombs evolved - with the Humayun's Tomb.

Beautiful inlaid tile wor...

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The Tomb of Isa Khan - in the same complex as Humayun's Tomb.

The Tomb of Isa Khan - in...

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The Tomb of Isa Khan - in the same complex as Humayun's Tomb.

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Details on the Arab Serai Gate at Humayun's Tomb

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A sign discussing some of the salient features and background of Humayun's Tomb.

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The Tomb of Isa Khan - in the same complex as Humayun's Tomb.

The Tomb of Isa Khan - in...

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The Tomb of Isa Khan - in the same complex as Humayun's Tomb.

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Calligraphy on one of the several archways of Tomb of Isa Khan.

Calligraphy on one of the...

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The Tomb of Isa Khan.  Notice the blue tiles.  Imagine if this tomb was still in perfect conditon.  What a colorful building it must have been.

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Humayun's Tomb, New Delhi

Humayun's Tomb, New Delhi

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One of the many gates leading to the Humayun's Tomb

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Humayun's Tomb, New Delhi

Humayun's Tomb, New Delhi

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Humayuns-tomb Humayuns-tomb - Early mornings or evenings are the best time to see Humayun\'s Tomb

by Ajita

Humayun's Tomb is a monument that is best appreciated from the outside. There is really not much that is as impressive inside the tomb itself - as is the external architecture and splendour of the the building and its gardens. As such, it is best to... More...

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Humayuns-tomb Humayuns-tomb - If you live in Delhi and haven\'t yet seen the Humayun\'s Tombe..SHAME ON YOU!!!

by Siddharth_AG

It's easy to be living in Delhi and not get to see and appreciate the Humayun's Tomb. If you haven't already done so..GO!!!!!. This place is beautiful. Winters months, on a clear day, is a great time to see this beautiful. My wife, daughter and I ... More...

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Taj Mahal Taj Mahal - My notes on the beautiful Taj Mahal

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Mughal architecture reached its zenith during the reign of Emperor Shah Jahan More...

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Qutub Minar Qutub Minar - Old and new photos of the Qutub Minar - one of my favorite tourist spots in Delhi

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The Qutub Minar is much bigger than just the tower itself - but the tower is clearly the most impressive structure... More...

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Delhi Delhi - Hidden jewels in Delhi - away from the traditional tourist circuit

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There is much to experience in Delhi, beyond the obvious. My suggestions, if you want something out of the ordinary, are as follows: 1) an INTACH Heritage Walk for insights from locals / experts who are passionate about Delhi (contact for schedule a... More...

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My journey to agra

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Agra, situated on the west bank of the Yamuna River, 200 kms south east of Delhi, was the capital of the Mughal Empire in the 16th and 17th century.  Agra is on the "must see" list for any Indian or foreign tourists given the number of architectural ... More...

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