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Delhi - Humayun's Tomb

This is the tomb of the Mughal Emperor Humayun. It is one of the first large Mughal mausoleums, built between 1562 and 1571 by his widow Haji Begum and son Emperor Akbar.

The first view of Humayun's tomb

The water features in front of the mausoleum

Up the steep staircase into the main building

Masons at work repairing the flagstones

The tomb in the centre of the mausoleum

Other tombs in an adjoining room

One of the stone worked windows around the outside

Another tomb in the same grounds

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