The Safdarjang's Tomb of Delhi is closely located to the Safdarjang Airport.
Safdarjang's Tomb in Delhi was planned by an Abyssinian architect. It was constructed under the patronage of the Nawab of Awadh, Shuja-ud-Daulah.
Safdarjang's Tomb in Delhi marks the terminating era of the grand Mughal architectural designs in Delhi.
Placed in the center of a beautiful green and luxuriant lawn, Safdarjang's Tomb in Delhi is made up of buff colored sandstones.
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The central architecture of Safdarjang's Tomb at Delhi has four two-storied minarets and a bulbous dome built of pure white marble. Besides the tomb, there are many different structures of which the notable are the ladies' quarters, a market place and a guest house that certainly points out that the area was once inhabited by quite a large population.
The garden is divided into four squares by tanks and side pathways. There has been some major construction work going on for some time now. But lovers often frequent the quiter parts of the garden.
It is believed that the arches and the domes which decorate the grand Safdarjang's Tomb were brought to India from Persia and Turkey. One should not miss the Arabic inscription on the main gateway that leads to Safdarjang's Tomb.
So, if you plan a tour to Delhi, never forget to add Safdarjang's Tomb to your list of sightseeing.
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Last Updated on : July 02, 2013