Built in 16th century, the Humayuns Tomb is a typical example of Mughal
architecture. The Tomb was built by Haji Begum, a senior wife of Humayun.
This is a World Heritage Site. The exotic Tomb is ornamented with
geometrical patterns , high arches, chattris. The mansion from two large
platforms one above the other connected with stairs. The central octagonal
chambers consists of Baradari and Hamam (Water bath).
It has a four-quartered , popularly known as char-bagh, garden divided by
water channels with each section further sub-divided into four squares by
pathways is enclosed with a rubble-built wall. The enclosure is separated by
with two monumental double storey gateway that have gigantic arches.
The Humayuns Tomb is distinct from other Mausoleum since it buries several Mughal
rulers like, Bega begum, Hamida begum ( Akbar's mother), Bahadur Shah II (
the last Mughal emperor).