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    Humayun's Tomb

    May 30 in India ⋅ ☀️ 42 °C

    It was built in 1565 A.D. (nine years after the death of Humayun) by his widow Bega Begam. Inside the walled enclosure the most notable features are the garden squares (chaharbagh) with pathways of water channels, centrally located in front of the well proportioned mausoleum which is topped by a double dome.

    There are several graves of Mughal rulers located inside the walled enclosure dating from 1857 A.D

    In more recent times the building served as a shelter for Muslum Refugees.
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