Paradise

Humayun’s Tomb Fact of the Day: The Persian words for walled garden are “Pairi Daeza” which has been corrupted to the English word “paradise”. Humayun’s mausoleum was the first “garden tomb” in India. The 26 acre site is divided up into four quadrants by paths and narrow canals, representing the four heavenly rivers of paradise.… Continue reading Paradise

Couples at Humayun’s Tomb

Right in the heart of Muslim Old Delhi, close to the Yamuna River, Humayun’s Tomb is a popular venue for young Delhi-ites wanting a quiet stroll in the park. The perfectly trimmed and edged lawns around the mausoleum are ideal for picnics. If the sun is too strong, you can sit on a stone bench… Continue reading Couples at Humayun’s Tomb