Humayun’s Tomb is located on the banks of river Yamuna near Mathura Marg New Delhi. Humayun’s mausoleum is related to Mughal architecture. Humayun was a great Mughal emperor he got dead after falling from stairs in Sher-Mandal Library. Humayun’s mausoleum was built by his wife Haji Begum after eight years of Humayun’s death in the memory of Humayun. During the Ghulam dynasty this land was located in the fort of Kilokary. This group is declared World Heritage, and is the first example of Mughal architecture in India. The architect of this building was Syed Mubarak Ibn Mirak Ghaythuddin and his father Mirak Ghaiyythuddin, who was specially summoned from the city of Herat in Afghanistan.
After his death on 27 January 1556, Humayun’s body was first buried in his palace in Purana Quila at Delhi. Thereaft, Purana Quila, damaged the tomb of humayun. In 1558, it was seen by his son, the then Mughal Emperor, Akbar. Akbar subsequently visited the tomb when it was about to be completed in 1571. this heritage was built on the design of Persian architect Mirak Mirza Ghayat between 1565 and 1572 AD. This mausoleum, which features an artistic look like Taj Mahal, is built on a 12,000 square meter terrace with a height of 47 meters.
|Place||New Delhi, Delhi, India|
|Architects||Mirak Mirza Ghiyath|
|Built By||Hamida Banu Begum|