About Tomb of Safdarjung

Safdarjung's Tomb, built in 1754, is a sandstone and marble mausoleum in Delhi. It was built in the late Mughal era for Nawab Safdarjung. The monument has an atmosphere of spaciousness and a striking presence with its domed and arched red-brown and white colored structures. The Safdarjung tomb, the last monumental tomb in the garden of the Mughals, was planned and built in line with the style of the Humayun Tomb. It is a beautiful architectural masterpiece and will definitely leave you spellbound.

Must See

  • The elegant garden mausoleum built in 1754.
  • Mughal Architecture.
  • The Char Bagh plan with the mausoleum at the center, a nine-fold floor plan, a five-part façade and a large podium with a hidden stairway.

How to reach

Take a metro and getting off at the Jor Bagh metro station. The tomb is at a short distance from here, and you can take an auto or a taxi to reach the monument.

Tips

  • The entry gate has some lovely mosaic work on the exterior arch.
  • Once inside the gate itself, one enjoys a striking, framed view of the tomb in the distance.
  • Be aware of thieves.
  • Take a sufficient amount of water with you.
  • Visit it if you are one amongst history buffs else do away with it to spend your time for other tourist spots of Delhi.
  • Do you know the best thing about this monument? There are very few people around so you get to enjoy it without the usual crowds.
  • Do not forget to bring a camera because you can get so many good pictures.
  • Do note, though, that since this is a ticketed monument, food and drink are not allowed inside.

Visit Time

Monday: - 7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Tuesday: - 7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Wednesday: - 7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Thursday: - 7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Friday: - 7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Saturday: - 7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Sunday: - 7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

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Waiting Time

10 minute

 

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Entrance Fee

Yes

Indians:- 25 Rs per person

Foreigners: - 300 Rs per person

Children below 17: - Free

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Time you can spend

1 hour

 

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Weather

Haze 18°C

 

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