Standing tall in the heart of India, the Charbagh Garden (Humayuns Tomb) is an exemplary Mughal work to praise Humayun. The Charbagh garden is a fine work which has brought Persian, Turkish and Indian Architecture under the same roof built by Shah Abbas the Great in 1596.
The garden is divided in such a manner that you will be able to witness four equal parts and the architectural design co-relates with the Garden of Paradise, the garden which has been mentioned in the Quran and it is an example of the garden of the heaven. The trees in the garden symbolize different shades of life. The Cypress tree symbolizes the death and fruit trees in the garden are symbol of life. The garden also symbolizes the belief of the Mughals on numerology with octagonal pools where number eight and nine is connected with sacredness. At the Charbagh garden, you can easily see a pool of running water and with fruits trees to quench both thirst and hunger.
How to Reach?
This place can be easily reached by rail and road. If you are coming by Delhi metro, you can easily get down at the Jorbagh (4 km) or Race Course station (5.2 km) , both located in the Yellow Line. AC and non-ac buses also play from Rajiv Chowk, ISBT and Nizamuddin to this place. The autos are also plying, you can take the autos as well to reach out to this destination.
The entry fee is RS. 10 for Indian citizens and citizens of SAARC and BIMSTEC nations. Foreign nationals have to pay Rs. 250. Those visitors below 15 years of age don’t have to pay anything for accessing this tourist area.
Visitors can visit in between 8:00 A.M. to 6:00 P.M. on all days of the week.
You can witness the chirping of the birds at dusk which is mesmerizing and cuckoo and other birds also flock at this garden. It is an exceptional feeling and experience.