Humayun's tomb is the tomb of the Mughal Emperor Humayun in Delhi, India. The tomb was commissioned by Humayun's first wife Bega Begum in and designed by Mirak Mirza Ghiyas, a Persian architect chosen by Bega Begum.
Humayun's Tomb which is located in Delhi, India. It started being constructed in 1565 and was completed by 1572 and it was created by Humayuns wife Bega Begum. It was built with red sandstone and white marble.
Did you know which monument inspired the design of Taj Mahal? It was Delhi's Humayun Tomb! This was the first garden-tomb that was constructed in India in the century and was devoted to the second Mughal Emperor and later inspired the design of Taj Mahal.
This tomb, built in is of particular cultural significance as it was the first garden-tomb on the Indian subcontinent. It inspired several major architectural innovations, culminating in the construction of the Taj Mahal.