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Delhiwale: Beyond Humayun’s Tomb

The iconic monument complex sprawls over several acres, and every bit of it is as beautiful as the signature building. With the hot weather gone, you must spend an entire day here, from morning to evening, as this is the only way to experience the place in all its subtleties.
The big one, Pilkhan, is 104 years old, and the small one, frangipani, is just 15. You too might have noticed the juxtaposed beauty of these two trees— or not.
The big one, Pilkhan, is 104 years old, and the small one, frangipani, is just 15. You too might have noticed the juxtaposed beauty of these two trees— or not.
Updated on Oct 15, 2020 05:10 AM IST
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By Mayank Austen Soofi

Delhiwale: A lesser known man’s tomb

A beautiful monument eclipsed by its grander counterpart.
Isa Khan’s tomb is one of the many miscellaneous monuments within the Humayun Tomb complex in New Delhi.(HT Photo)
Isa Khan’s tomb is one of the many miscellaneous monuments within the Humayun Tomb complex in New Delhi.(HT Photo)
Updated on Aug 16, 2019 12:50 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | By Mayank Austen Soofi

Humayun’s Tomb among 10 monuments across India to stay open till 9pm; Taj Mahal missing

Culture ministry officials said the new plan will be implemented within the next few days and will be in place for an initial term of three years.
Humayun's Tomb is one of the two Delhi monuments that will remain open till 9 pm to attract more visitors.(Biplov Bhuyan/HT PHOTO)
Humayun's Tomb is one of the two Delhi monuments that will remain open till 9 pm to attract more visitors.(Biplov Bhuyan/HT PHOTO)
Updated on Jul 31, 2019 03:33 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent

Now, Humayun’s Tomb dome to be lit up all year long

The monument’s restorer has installed around 800 energy efficient lamps at 16th-century mausoleum of the Mughal king.
The illuminated grand white marble dome of Humayun’s Tomb seen in New Delhi on Tuesday.(Amal KS /HT Photo)
The illuminated grand white marble dome of Humayun’s Tomb seen in New Delhi on Tuesday.(Amal KS /HT Photo)
Updated on Sep 05, 2018 03:20 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Parvez Sultan
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