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Day Tour of Delhi: Old and New
"Around 9am you will proceed on a guided tour of New Delhi visiting such sights as Humayun’s Tomb the Qutub Minar and The Iron Pillar which has survived the vagaries of weather for over 1500 years. Continue with a drive through Embassy area the government buildings and Connaught Place the heart and main shopping district of the capital. We also visit India Gate. Later we cross the city and into the walled gates of the Old City with visits to the Jamma Mosque and drive through the fabled area of Chandni Chowk (aptly translates to Moonlight Square) where the throngs of shoppers and vendors meet in the oldest area of Del
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Heritage Day Tour of Old and New Delhi
"Your tour will start from Jama Masjid the biggest mosque of Asia with marvelous architecture built by Emperor Shah Jahan. After stroll down the lanes of Old Delhi. Helter skelter alleys of Chandni Chowk market which is probably the oldest market of the city is an adventurous stop. Old havelis mansions and shops will transfer you back in Mughal Era. After completing this tour of Old Delhi you will visit the Red Ford. Constructed by the 5th Mughal emperor Shah Jahan as the palace of his fortified capital Shahjahanabad
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Full Day Adventure in Delhi
"After being picked up from your hotel you will meet your expert guide and head to the Qutub Minar your guide will narrate the stories related to the Qutub which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.Moving further ride through the streets of Delhi until you reach the Humayun's Tomb. Designed by the Persian architect and the first garden tomb on the Indian subcontinent. Explore the beauty for about an hour.After that you head to the Red Fort which was the residence of Mughal Emperor of India for nearly 200 years until 1857. While on the way we pass through India Gate and the President's house. At Red fort we stay here for about an hour and a half as your guide explains the history that has witnessed the ups and downs of Indian history since 17th Century.
From $79.00

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Humayun's Tomb

The tomb of the second Mughal emperor is a must-see sight for a number of reasons. It was the first great example of Mughal architecture in India, the first garden tomb, and the first building to use...
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Nov 17, 2015

More in the Humayun complex.

The Afsarwala tomb and mosque are dated from around 1560 to 1567 due to itheir architectural style and one of the marble tombs is dated 1566/67 but is unidentified.The Arab-serai gate leads to a...
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pfsmalo
May 28, 2014

Other buildings in the Humayun complex.

The tomb and mosque of Isa Khan, while not rivalling the tomb of Humayun, is in itself a worthwhile side visit while in the complex. Not far from the entrance it precedes the building of Humayun's...
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pfsmalo
May 28, 2014

Humayun's tomb, Delhi.

Constructed in a Persian style by Haji Begam, the widow of Humayun 14 years after his death, the tomb lies in the centre of a square garden, the 'Charbagh'. Humayun didn't have much luck in his life,...
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pfsmalo
May 28, 2014

Humayun Tomb:Mosque of Isa Khan

At the edge of the complex, across from the tomb, lies a mosque with noticeable mehrabs. It is known as Isa Khan's Mosque, and was built along with the tomb in 1547-48 AD. Many of the architectural...
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Dec 07, 2013

Humayun's Tomb:Isa Khan's Tomb

Isa Khan's tomb was built during his lifetime ca 1547-48 AD, is situated near the Mughal Emperor Humayun's Tomb complex in Delhi which was built later, between 1562-1571 AD. Built within an enclosed...
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Dec 07, 2013

Humayun's Tomb: Arab Sarai gate

The 16th century monumental Arab Sarai gateway is standing at the prime location of the World Heritage Site on the main axis leading to Humayun’s Tomb. The gateway leads to Arab Sarai, a walled...
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Dec 06, 2013

Humayun’s Tomb-Bu Halima Gate

The cream colored Bu Halima Gate comes just before the entrance to Humayun’s Tomb. This 16th century gate leads to the tomb garden of Bu Halima. Unfortunately, not much is known about Bu Halima. but...
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Dec 06, 2013

Humayun's Tomb

It is amazing to see. It is known as the finest Mogul garden tomb in India and deserves its reputation.Humayun's Tomb is a World Heritage site. This place is a must see for its...
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Dec 06, 2013

Humayun's Tomb:Nasir ud-din Muhammad Humayun

He was second in line of The Mughal Dynasty. After Zahir-ud-din Muhammad Babur his son Nasir ud-din Muhammad Humayun became the Emperor.The tomb was commissioned by Humayun's wife Hamida Banu Begum in...
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Aug 27, 2011

Humayun's Tomb

The 16th century tomb of Humayun, the second of the great Mughal emperors, is a magnificent example of `Indo-Islamic' architecture. The tomb is of special significance since it was the first...
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Apr 04, 2011

Visit the Humayun Tomb

The Tomb of Humayun was built by Bega Begum the last surviving wife of Humayun, the second emperor of the Moghul empire, in 1565. The typical Moghul garden is divided into 4 large squares, which are...
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Connaught place

Connaught place is a central place in New Delhi, like a giant round about from where radiate immense avenues. On the central area, with gardens, water basins, it is a quiet place where young (and less...
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Indira Gandhi Memorial Museum

This interesting museum tells the story of former Prime Minister, Indira Gandhi's life through text and photographs. You can see the actual clothes she was wearing when she was assassinated on 31...
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Rajpath

Rajpath (literally translated would mean the Way/street of the King) is the street which is the famous avenue of New Delhi that runs from Rashtrapati Bhavan (President's palace) through Vijay Chowk...
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Safdarjung's Tomb

Safdarjung's tomb or the Safdarjang Maqbara is a tomb in a huge garden and was built in 1754. It is made of marble. The office of the Archaeological Survey of India is located in the top storey. The...
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Lotus Temple

I don't know, but the Bahai Lotus Temple has not made much impression on me ... I don't understand why the temple, which was built in 1986, is considered to be one of the main attractions of Delhi -...
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Raj Ghat

After watching the minaret of Qutb Minar and admiring of its size and beauty, I came to the minaret of Al-Minar, about which until had not heard, so it, in some way, was a surprise for me. Perhaps if...
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