Humayun’s tomb


This tomb, built in 1570, is of particular cultural significance as it was the first garden-tomb on the Indian subcontinent. It inspired several major architectural innovations, culminating in the construction of the Taj Mahal.

Cite this page as: UNESCO, "Humayun’s tomb," in Smarthistory, June 3, 2021, accessed June 25, 2021, https://smarthistory.org/humayun-tomb/.