Humayun’s tomb is the tomb of the Mughal Emperor Humayun in Delhi, India. The tomb was commissioned by Humayun’s son Akbar in 1569-70, and designed by Mirak Mirza Ghiyas, a Persian architect chosen by Bega Begum.
Located in the heart of New Delhi, the lush and tranquil Lodi Gardens is the perfect place to indulge in a breath of fresh air and take a relaxing stroll. With its royal tombs and ancient verandas, blooming flowers and expansive vistas of green, it is most a favorite with locals and ideal if you’re looking for a free, nice break, or if you have children who love a bit of exploring.
“Kabootar Bazi” is a traditional pigeon endurance race invented by the Mughals centuries ago, and it remains a popular spectator sport in Delhi. 500 people in Old Delhi train pigeons for this sport, in which the pigeons fly against the wind and return the same route and the one that flies the farthest is declared the winner. Racing pigeons are tagged with a ring around their legs containing details of name, gender, age, address of the loft, and a certain identification number. Several organizers are stationed at specific points, taking stock of how far each pigeon has flown and within what time.
Taking a private cooking class in an Indian home with a professional chef. You go to a local market to buy food materials and ingredients and interact with the family all while learning about the ingredients and spices that create the distinctive flavors of a variety of Indian dishes. Prepare several dishes with your instructor and then sit down with the family to enjoy your creation.