Now, Humayun’s Tomb will glow in the Delhi night | Condé Nast Traveller India

The historic Mughal monument’s famous white marble dome will be lit up at night through the year

Now, Humayun’s Tomb will glow in the Delhi night | Condé Nast Traveller India

As the sun goes down behind Nizamuddin, you can now watch Humayun’s Tomb come aglow and imagine you’re in a time gone by. “From the late 16th century, travellers who came to Delhi up the Yamuna knew they had reached the historic city when they saw the iconic dome of Humayun’s Tomb,” says Ratish Nanda, the CEO of the Aga Khan Trust for Culture, which has been responsible for the painstaking, sensitive restoration of the exquisite Mughal monument, the larger Nizamuddin area and other major projects in India and around the world. “But then, with rapid construction, that was no longer the case.”

Source: Now, Humayun’s Tomb will glow in the Delhi night | Condé Nast Traveller India

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