Photographer's Note

Another famous historical gate. View through entry gate to Humayun’s Tomb.
Tomb of Humayun is the tomb of the Mughal Emperor Humayun located in East Delhi, India, close to Delhi’s Old Fort.

The tomb was commissioned by Humayun's wife Hamida Banu Begum in year 1562, and designed by Mirak Mirza Ghiyath, a Persian architect.

It was the first garden-tomb on the Indian subcontinent. It was also the first structure to use red sandstone at such a scale.

The tomb was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in year 1993, and since then has undergone extensive restoration work, which is still underway.

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