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Sahapedia Heritage Walk- A garden where Mughal souls rest—Unravelling Humayun’s tomb

Come and join Sahapedia's 100th walk!

One of the well-visited historic sites of Delhi, the tomb complex houses the mortal remains of Humayun, the second Mughal emperor. Humayun was buried in a grand mausoleum in the middle of a Mughal garden, which marked the introduction of typical Persian gardens into India by the first Mughal king, Babur.  The walk focuses on the story-like narration of the history of Mughals, interesting facts, and legends about architects and their architectures while taking you through the surrounding structures such as Tomb of Isa Khan, Bu Halima’s tomb and garden, Arab-ki- Sarai, and Afsarwala tomb and mosque.

Date: Saturday, November 25, 2017

Duration: 8 am to 10 am Meeting time: 7 45 am

Meeting Point: Outside the ticket counter of Humayun’s tomb

Nearest Metro station: Jor Bagh and Jawahar Lal Nehru Station

Medium- English

Walk led by Rashid Siddiqui and Faizan Nabi

They are active members of  Sair-e-Nizamuddin, an initiative supported by Aga Khan Trust, has an expertise in conducting guided tours in Nizamuddin Basti and its surroundings, Qutub Minar complex etc. They conduct the tours both in Hindi and English, giving an authentic touch to the history of the area by adding fascinating legends and stories into it.  

Things to keep in mind:

●      Mandatory registration closes after 25 entries.

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If you are unable to attend the walk after having registered, please inform us over an email or a text message.

Phone: 9911949854 (Rashid ) and 8285686192 (Faizan) , Email:

·         Parking facilities available outside the complex.

·         Entry fee is Rs 30 for Indians and Rs 500 for foreigners.

·         The guided tour is free.

·         Photography without tripod stand is allowed.  A charge of Rs 25 is to be paid for video filming.

·         Wear comfortable shoes and carry water.