The Humayun’s tomb was built by the orders of Hamida Banu Begum, Humayun’s widow, and begun in 1565, nine years after his death,and completed in 1572
An important phase in the restoration of the complex, started around 1993, when the monument was declared a World Heritage Site. This brought new interest to its restoration, and a detailed research and excavation process began under the aegis of the Aga Khan Trust and the ASI, culminating in 2003, when the much of the complex, and gardens were finally restored, with its historic fountains running once again after several centuries of disuse.
How to Reach
By Air: Delhi has an international Airport, the Indira Gandhi International Airport. Taxi and Coach Transfer, pre paid taxis, air conditioned and non A/C coaches all can take you to the Humayun’s Tomb from the Airport.
By Rail: Delhi is the nucleus of the network of Indian Railways network with trains linking to all parts of the country. The two chief railway stations are New Delhi and Old Delhi.
By Road: Buses from all the most important places in Uttar Pradesh, Punjab, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan are obtainable to reach Delhi. Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC) operates unique services from railway stations to different parts of the city.