Safdarjungs Tomb: The ancient tomb of Delhi Know Everything about it....

Central India Travel Guide

India is a country of variation where people of every religion and caste live because of their size, it is one of the largest countries in the world, which includes many states and islands. Every state has its own art for its ancient culture, so one is famous for its environment is quite different from each other. The Capital of India is also famous for its politics and historic buildings here in the world. is. Safdarjungs tomb in the countrys capital is famous for its artwork and historical events.

Safdarjung Makbarra, Safdarjung Road and Aurobindo Marg, built in the Mughal empire style in India, is located on the Chamber of New Delhi which is quite attractive and charming. This tomb built in the garden was built in about 1753- 54.

Safdarjung was the second Nawab of Awadh, and in 1739, he succeeded his uncle Sadat Khan. Safdarjung died in 1753.

Safdarjungs Tomb Delhi Timings

Monday7:00 am – 5:00 pm
Tuesday7:00 am – 5:00 pm
Wedesday7:00 am – 5:00 pm
Thursday7:00 am – 5:00 pm
Friday7:00 am – 5:00 pm
Saturday7:00 am – 5:00 pm
Sunday7:00 am – 5:00 pm

Interesting facts about Safdarjungs Tomb:

  • The real name of Safdarjung was Mirza Muqim Abul Mansur Khan who was born in 1708 AD in a well-known family of Persia.
  • In 1722 AD, Safdarjung came to India, after which, in the year 1748 AD, he was made the Mughal Emperor as the Prime Minister (Wazir) of the Mughal Empire.
  • After a war in 1753 AD, Safdarjung was freed from the Mughal empire and Delhi, some time after which he died in 1754 AD.
  • In the year 1754, Nawab Shujaad Daula, son of Safdarjung, had begun building a tomb for his father in Delhi with permission from the Mughal Emperor and made it ready in the same year.
  • The tomb of Safdarjung has been built in Mughal architecture. The structure of the tomb was built by an Ethiopian architect.
  • This tomb is spread over an area of ​​300 sq. Km which is surrounded by gardens and chairs all around.
  • The famous wooden straps used in this famous tomb are brought from the tomb of Abdul Rahim Khashana.
  • This tomb is surrounded by Bago from the four sides, whose number is about 4, in which beautiful flowers and trees have been planted.
  • This mausoleum is one of the tallest tombs in Delhi, it has a height of about nine floors.
  • This tombs contain a lot of fun things, in which the most interesting 5-part mask behind this is the mystery of a large platform with hidden stairs.
  • This tomb contains many entrances, but its largest entrance is situated in the north, which is almost two floors high.
  • Many dome is also made in this tomb, but the most prominent dome is located above the central chamber, which is made in the area of ​​about 28 sq.m., which is used in the construction of this dome, red and brown color has been used.
  • The main chamber of this tomb is the central chamber, which is square, the Safdarjung grave is built in the middle of this room.
  • Between 1823 and 1826, Bishop Reginald Heber of Calcutta examined them by looking at the light brown color inside the tomb and found that the colors of the food were used to color the rooms.
  • This tomb is the last of the historic buildings built by the Mughals.

How to Reach Safdarjungs Tomb: One can avail cabs, auto rickshaws, local buses from different points of the city to reach the Garden Tomb; avail metro – nearest station Jor Bagh; avail conducted tours arranged by travel agencies and hotels that include sightseeing of the monument in their itinerary.

Short information About Safdarjungs Tomb

  • Location: Airforce Golf Course, Delhi Race Club, New Delhi, Delhi 110021
  • Nearest Metro Station: Jor Bagh Metro Station at a distance of nearly 1.8 kilometres from Safdarjungs Tomb.
  • Architectural style: Mughal architecture.
  • Visiting Time: Open 07:00 am to Close 06:00 pm (all days)
  • Entry Fee: Rs. 20/- (Indians), Rs. 200/- (foreigners)
  • Photography: Nil (Rs. 25/- for video filming)
  • Famous For: History, Photography, Tourism.
  • Visit Duration: No Limit, except the opening and closing timings.


Delhi tourism catch up its pace mainly during winters, as summers are quite hot in here. Also, evening time between 4pm to 6pm when sun is not too harsh is also favourable to spend a quality time with friends and family at the Safdarjung Tomb.