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Built in: 1754


Interesting facts:

Safdarjung's Tomb is a sandstone and marble mausoleum and the monument has an ambiance of spaciousness and an imposing presence with its domed and arched red brown and white coloured structures.

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The Safdarjung Tomb Delhi is considered as the last garden grave of Mughals and has four distinguished features:

The Charbagh garden architectural plan with the mausoleum (large burial chamber, usually above ground) at the middle

-a nonuple architecture

-pentad split up frontal

-a big dais with an out of sight staircase.

The primary entrance to the grave has two floors and its frontal features exclusive decoration in embellished colour intermediate between red and blue. Arabic inscriptions can also be witnessed on the surfaces of the facade.

The inner side of the grave is embraced with singular decorations. There are four structures taller than its diameter around the primary tomb at the iches which are in the shape of polygons are furnished with small area set off by walls for special use.

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There is a chamber underneath the ground level in the mausoleum which puts up the tombs of Safadrjung and his married woman.

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