It was a normal winter afternoon and I was doing nothing but just completing my unfinished work. In between the work, while surfing my Instagram I came across a picture. The picture was of an old monument which says it is Isa Khan Tomb. It was such a beautiful click that I saved it in my gallery. I was eager to visit this monument in New Delhi. So, on one Thursday, I took off from my work and set for this place.
In my heritage walk, I was accompanied by my husband and friend. We three went to Isa Khan tomb which is located in the complex of Humanyu Tomb. In fact, this is the first construction you will notice. Humanyu Tomb in New Delhi is not a new heritage. Everyone and mostly foreigners visit this place to witness the beautiful architecture done during the Mughal period.
After purchasing the ticket we head inside the complex. We first head to Isa Khan tomb and it was so majestic and beautiful. Isa Khan tomb was not constructed during the Mughals but it was built during Sher Shah Suri who was the founder of Sur dynasty. I was enchanted by the beauty of the tomb. Isa Khan was a minister of the famous Sher Shah Suri. After Sher Shah’s death, he continued to serve under his son and died at the age of 95 years and was laid in this magnificent octagonal tomb. Isa Khan built the tomb during his own lifetime.
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And here we are back again with another story to share with you all. So, this Thursday we decided to go on a heritage walk and being in Delhi we are little blessed in this. 🙇♀️ are you thinking why? Arre baba, Delhi has been home to some marvelous architectures created by Mughals. And also some famous spots which also has name in the history. 🤗 🤗 🤗 🤗 Now, coming to this picture. This is another example of beautiful architecture. This is Isa Khan's tomb, built in the era of Sher Shah Suri. Isa khan is a Nobel at the court of Sher Shah Suri. I had read about this tomb in Instagram and always been in my bucket list. So, here I am. 🌍 🌍 Let me introduce this place. Isa Khan tomb is constructed in Lodhi architectural style. If you see closely you can notice blue colour on the roof but hey let me tell you that is not colour but titles. In that era also they used many colourful titles. 🤔 🤔 🤔 This tomb is located in the complex of Humnayu Tomb but is often ignored because Isa Khan has less mention in the history. @delhitourism @tourismministry #Traveling #Travelers #Exploring #Explorer #Wanderer #Wanderlust #TravelBug #doyoutravel #traveltheworld #igtravel #travelwriter #postcardsfromtheworld #traveldeeper #ilovetravel #writetotravel #travelpics #tourist #wanderer #wanderlust #travelphoto #travelingram #mytravelgram #travel #instatravel #tourism #travelkakha #delhitourism #isakhantomb #humanyutomb
If you enter the tomb area, you will notice it has sunken gardens (a garden that lies below the general level of its surroundings). What is most fascinating in the tomb is the use of colour blue and green. The whole tomb has lost its colour but on the roof, these two colours are adding beauty to this ruined monument.
As I entered the monument, Isa Khan tomb was laid there. But when looked at the ceiling, I was astonished to see the beautiful carving on the ceiling. The red colour architecture on the white ceiling was so beautiful. The painting was speaking loudly about their era craftsmanship. The pictures below will justify my feelings. On the one side of the tomb, there is a mosque which has a long verandah.
After taking the exit from Isa Khan tomb, we headed towards Humanyu tomb. The tomb attracts many visitors including foreigners. The tomb is a marvellous example of Mughal dynasty. A world heritage site is also known as a garden tomb. Humanyu Tomb was built nine years after his death. It was Akbar who built this mausoleum in the memory of his father The tomb is set in a walled garden. The arcaded walls enclose the 26-acre garden. Inside the mausoleum, there are 160 royal family members tombs are located.
When you enter the mausoleum, the first tomb is of Humanyu. There is a night view also available as this monument is now open till 9 pm.
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India had been ruled by many rulers but mughals had left an impression on everyone mind. Their art and architecture is marvelous example of their era. Monuments created by the then rulers shows how wealthy their art was. The science knowledge which they had can be see in these monuments. 🌍 🌍 🌍 🌍 🌍 🌍 🌍 🌍 The picture is basically a decor on the ceiling of a tomb. The beautifully crafted design which is popularly know as Mughal art can now be seen in fabrics too. How beautiful their thinking must be and what kind artisans were of that time. I sometimes ponder on this question whenever I encounter such designs. 🗺 🗺 🗺 🗺 🗺 🗺 🗺 🗺 #delhitourism #hyattregency #jwmarriott #tourism #travel #adventure #wanderlust #vacation #travelgram #explore #holiday #travels #traveler #traveller #traveling #travelling #travelphotography #travelingram #travelblog #travelblogger #traveladdict #exploretocreate #passionpassport #tourism #mytravelgram #instapassport #tourist #traveltheworld
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