Safdarjung's Tomb | सफदरजंग का मकबरा (Safdarjung's Tomb) - Things To Do in Delhi - LikeALocal Guide

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Safdarjung's Tomb | सफदरजंग का मकबरा (Safdarjung's Tomb)

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Why locals love it

The tomb is the last example of the pattern which began with Humayun's tomb. Enclosed within a large garden, divided into squares on the charbagh pattern, with tanks and fountains along the central pathway, with a gate on the east and pavilions on the other three sides, the tomb proper stands out in the centre of the enclosure. It is a square doub

Why you should visit it

It has several smaller pavilions like Jangli Mahal, (Palace in the woods), Moti Mahal (Pearl Palace) and Badshah Pasand (King's favourite). The top storey of the edifice houses the Archaeological Survey of India. The facade of the garden is decorated with elaborate plaster carvings

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near jorbagh metro station

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Faraz
Local
September 14, 2019
Safdarjung tomb was built in 1754 for Nawab Safdarjung (in picture) in the Mughal Empire style. The key features of Safdarjung tomb are: the Char Bagh plan with the mausoleum at the center, a ninefold floor plan, a five-part facade, and a large podium with a hidden stairway. The garden is in the Mughal charbagh garden style, and is a smaller version of the garden of Humayun Tomb.
Mukul
Traveller
July 19, 2019
very old t but gracefull still
Sacha
Local
March 5, 2018

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