Safdarjung's Tomb

Open Time : 7:00 am to 5:00 pm

Entry : paid

Address : Safdarjung Tomb, Airforce Golf Course, Delhi Race Club, New Delhi, Delhi, India

Why to visit Safdarjung's Tomb

The tiny tomb of Safdarjung is one of the many locations in Delhi that draw visitors with its history or charmingness. The magnificent tomb, constructed of marble and sandstone, has withstood the test of time and boasts Mughal architectural design from the 18th century.

The mausoleum, also known as "Safdarjung ka Maqbara," is characterised by its large dome, ornate arches, and detailed architecture, which give it a serene atmosphere and a towering presence.

It is a mausoleum made of marble and sandstone. The monument's domed and arched red, brown, and white coloured structures give it a feeling of openness and an intimidating presence.

Entry Fee: 

Visitors from outside India must pay a 200 INR entry fee in addition to the 15 INR for Indians. Additionally, there is no additional charge for taking photos, but you must pay 25 INR to take videos.

Visitation Timings: 

The Safdarjung Tomb is open daily from 7 am to 6 pm.

Visit Duration: 

Other than the opening and closing hours, there is no set time limit on how long you can stay here.

FAQ on Safdarjung's Tomb

How to reach Safdarjung"s Tomb?

The state of Delhi is well connected by the metro and government-run buses. Safdarjung Tomb's closest metro station is Jor Bagh Metro, which is located on the yellow line. Nearly 300 metres separate the mausoleum from the subway; you can choose to walk there or rent a battery- or local-powered rickshaw. For a journey that is more comfortable, you can alternatively reserve a taxi.

When is the ideal time to visit Safdarjung's Tomb?

Due to the severe Delhi heat, winters, early spring, or late autumn are the best times to visit this location. The summers can be quite hot and muggy, making your stay miserable and uncomfortable.

What attractions are near Safdarjung's Tomb?

Attractions near Safdarjung's Tomb: Lodhi Garden (1.9 km), Khan Market (2.4 km) and Gandhi Smriti (2.5 km)

What restaurants are near Safdarjung's Tomb?

Restaurants near Safdarjung's Tomb: (0.04 km) Om Juice (0.19 km) Hyderbadi Cuisine (0.20 km) Lure

What hotels are near Safdarjung's Tomb?

Hotels near Safdarjung's Tomb: (0.42 km) Lutyens Bungalow (0.57 km) Jorbagh BnB (1.38 km) The Claridges New Delhi

Special Tip

To keep hydrated, it is a good idea to bring a bottle of water. If you want to buy souvenirs and regional items from the stalls outside the mausoleum, bring some cash. If you want to avoid the crowds of tourists, consider going early in the morning.

By Sparsh Kapoor

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