Safdarjung’s Tomb in Delhi

Have a relaxing time amidst ponds and fountains in  Safdarjung’s Tomb.

Have a relaxing time amidst ponds and fountains in  Safdarjung’s Tomb. | Photo credit: Shashwat Nagpal / Flickr

Safdarjung’s Tomb Overview

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The last garden tomb in Delhi, the Safdarjung’s Tomb is the mausoleum of Safdarjung. Built between 1753-54 by Safdarjung’s son Shuja-ud-Daula this tomb has numerous small canopies, such as the Moti Mahal, Badsha Pasand and Jangli Mahal among others. The complex of the Hunayun’s Tomb also contains a Madrasa and a library maintained by the archeological survey of India.

Constructed in the centre of the Charbagh style gardens, a popular architectural style in Mughal constructions, Safdarjung’s Tomb is decorated with ponds and fountains. Crafted out of red sandstone with a white marble dome, the Safdarjung’s Tomb is built on a raised platform with a gate to its east and spacious walkways on the other three sides.

  • Opening Closing Time Sunrise to Sunset

  • Entrance Fee Rs.5 (Indians), Rs.100 (foreigners)

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