Majestic Architectural Creations of Humayun


Mughal Architecture has always been the most appreciated and complimented architectures in India. It was one of the features of the Mughals that during their reign the Mughals have had a huge hand in building architectures – mosques, forts, palaces, and other architectural wonders, that today makes India not only popular on the global platform but many tourists visiting the country just to have the glimpse of the architecture. Taj Mahal tops the seven wonders of the world list, was built by a Mughal Emperor, Shah Jahan.

Humayun was among the first Mughal Emperors who had built many tombs and forts in India. Humayun was the eldest son of Babur. Humayun architectures several under his name. Some of them are:

  1. Humayun’s Mosque

The mosque built by Humayun reveals the scriptural Humayun’s architecture. Near the mosque is Babur’s green garden, which, however, was complete after the mosque. The mosque is created in front of the left bank of Yamuna River and Taj Mahal. The mosque is created by plastered walls, brick, mortar, and decorative patterns, which define the Mughal Architecture.

  1. The Architecture of Din Panah

Din Panah, is one of the most religious architectures of the city, Delhi. The architectural building is one of the most beautiful architectures built by the Mughal emperor, Humayun. Din Panah is one of the most beautiful forts in the city. There is a mosque in the fort.

  1. Gates of Din Panah City

There were three gates in Humayun’s arch, they are known as the Talaqi Gate, The Bara Darwaza, and the Humayun Gate. Talaqi was a three storey with the formation of the gate, also the Talaqi gate has defensive walls in the base.

  1. Sher Mandal

One of the most beautiful and wonderful architectures built by Humayun. The Sher Mandal is the headquarters of the old fort. It is a two- storey red sandstone building, has an eight angular shape construction of the sher manual. The design of the sher manual is developed and constructed using the Timurid and Safavid style.

  1. Bara Darwaza

The Bara Darwaza is one of the three gates of the Din Panah city. The bara Darwaza is built using the red sandstones, white marbles, and black stone. The Bara Darwaza has a simple natural constructional vibe. Humayun’s architecture does not have much of the adornments and ornaments but the architecture speaks of the simplicity.

These were the beautiful architectures built by Humayun. Compared to the other Mughal rulers, Humayun has a very few architectures names under his reign. However, the few of them built under his name have their unique identity and architectural features. However, these beautiful constructions of the Mughal Period add to the cultural bliss.

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