Humayun's tomb Heritage walk

 

Take a walk through the historic Humayun’s tomb monument and listen to the untold stories.One of the most magnificent tombs built in Delhi during the Mughal rule, the Humayun’s Tomb is an excellent example of Persian architecture. Humayun’s Tomb was commissioned by Humayun’s widow Hamida Banu Begum. Many architectural features of Humayun's tomb went on to become important component of Mughal architecture.  Apart from Humayun, the tomb is also the final resting place of his wife Hamida Bahu Begum, Shah Jahan’s son Dara Shikoh and other prominent Mughals from the royal family.

Aamir Ahmed & Rashid Siddiqui are Coordinator and experienced walk leaders of self help group, Sair-E-Nizamuddin which Conducts Heritage walk in Hazrat Nizamuddin Basti, Humayun's tomb and Abdur Rahim Khan-i- Khana’s Tomb.

Sair-e-Nizamuddin Self-Help Group (SeN) is a volunteer organization formed to promote the cultural heritage and cultivate awareness of the rich heritage of Nizamuddin. Organized and trained under the Aga Khan Trust for Culture, the members of the group carry out Heritage walks around Humayun's Tomb, Abdul Rahim Khan-i-Khan's Tomb, and the Hazrat Nizamuddin Basti. The members of this group belong to the Basti and take great pride in presenting more than 750 year old Basti to tourists and school children.

Meeting Point : Ticket Counter of Humayun's Tomb Complex

Tips: Dress modestly and women to please carry a shawl, dupatta cover the head.Wear comfortable walking shoes and carry a bottle of water.

Extra costs: Entry ticket Rs.30 for Indians, Rs. 500 for foreigners and children under 15 are free.

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