Safdarjung Tomb, Delhi

March 19, 2023
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Safdarjung Tomb is a historical mausoleum located in New Delhi, India. It was built in the late 18th century as the final resting place of Safdarjung, the Prime Minister of the Mughal Emperor, Ahmad Shah Bahadur.

The tomb is situated in the heart of the city, close to the Safdarjung Airport, and is one of the most popular tourist attractions in Delhi. It is known for its impressive architecture, which combines elements of Mughal and Persian styles. The tomb is surrounded by lush gardens, which are a popular spot for picnics and relaxation.

The mausoleum is built with red sandstone and features intricate carvings and beautiful marble inlays. The central chamber of the tomb houses the grave of Safdarjung, while the surrounding rooms are used to display artifacts and exhibits related to the history of the tomb and its construction.

Visitors to the tomb can also explore the adjacent Madrasa and mosque, which were also built during the same time period as the tomb. The site is open to visitors every day from sunrise to sunset and is a must-visit attraction for anyone interested in the history and architecture of Delhi.

How to reach Safdarjung Tomb: The nearest Metro Station is the “Jor Bagh” Metro Station (yellow line)
Address: Intersection of. Safdarjung Road and Aurobindo Marg , Delhi 110021, India
Hours: 7Am – 6Pm. Open everyday
Fees: 15 Rupees for Indians, 200 Rupees for foreigners

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