25 Impressive Tombs and Famous Mausoleum in India

The tomb is a large circular free standing structure and Mausoleum is considered as a type of tomb. Here is the list of Famous Mausoleum, big Gates, Pillars and Tombs in India.

Other most famous tomb in India also include Barakhamba in Delhi, Lal Bangla, Chausath Khamba, Chini Ka Rauza, Bahu Begum ka Maqbara and Jamali Kamali Mosque and Tomb.

Akbar’s Tomb, Agra


Akbar’s Tomb in Agra is another important Mughal architectural, located at Sikandra. The sandstone and marble tomb is a popular attraction of the city.

Humayun’s Tomb, Delhi


Humayun’s Tomb is the first garden tomb in India and a declared World Heritage Site. Tomb of the Mughal Emperor was commissioned by Humayun’s first wife. The complex also house several smaller monuments and red sandstone Tomb of Isa Khan, Nila Gumbad, Afsarwala tomb and tomb of Barber.

Tomb of Safdar Jang, Delhi

Tomb of Safdar Jang was built in memorial of statesman Safdarjung of the Mughal Empire. The sandstone and marble mausoleum is the last monumental tomb garden of the Mughals.

Gumbaz, Srirangapatna

Gumbaz at Srirangapatna are Tombs of Hyder Ali and Tipu Sultan. Srirangapatna is located near the city of Mysore and famous for a very ancient temple dedicated to Sri Ranganathaswamy, Daria Daulat Bagh and Ranganathittu Bird Sanctuary.

Gol Gumbaz, Bijapur


Gol Gumbaz of Bijapur is the mausoleum of Mohammed Adil Shah. The circular structure is capped by a dome and has biggest single chamber spaces in India.

Ahmed Shah’s Tomb, Ahmedabad

Ahmed Shah’s Tomb is located near the Jama Masjid in Ahmedabad city. Sultan Ahmed Shah also known as Badshah no Hajiro was the founder of Ahmedabad city.

Hazira Maqbara, Vadodara

Hazira Maqbara is the tombs of Qutb ud din Muhammad Khan. The tomb with double dome and garden is built in the style of Mughal tombs at Delhi.

Tomb of Tansen, Gwalior

Tomb of Tansen at Gwalior is dedicated to greatest musicians of India. Tomb of Ghaus Mohammed and Tansen Tomb is the historical place of Gwalior.

Gulab Bari, Faizabad

Gulab Bari in Faizabad is the Tomb of Nawab Shuja ud Daula. The maqbara or Mausoleum is a national monument under the Ancient Monuments and Archaeological Sites and Remains Act.

Sheikh Chilli’s Tomb, Kurukshetra

Sheikh Chilli’s Tomb in Thanesar of Haryana. The monument is protected under Ancient Monument and Archaeological Sites of India.

Lal Khan Tomb, Varanasi

Tomb of Lal Khan in Varanasi is protected under the category of Monuments in Varanasi. Lal Khan Tomb is an eye catching tourist spot, located near Rajghat Bridge.

Tomb of Mariam uz Zamani, Sikandra


Tomb of Mariam uz Zamani at Sikandra was built by Jahangir, in Sikandra suburb of Agra. Mariam Zamani was the wife of Emperor Akbar also known as Jodhabai.

Tomb of Adam Khan, Mehrauli


Tomb of Adham Khan in Mehrauli Delhi is a protected monument by Archaeological Survey of India. The structure lies at the entrance path of Mehrauli Village.

Qutb Shahi Tombs, Hyderabad


Qutb Shahi Tombs near Hyderabad are located close to the famous Golkonda Fort. There are 21 magnificent domed granite tombs, where generations of the Qutub Shahi Emperors are resting.

Tomb of Sher Shah Suri, Sasaram


Tomb of Sher Shah Suri in Sasaram town of Bihar is located in the middle of an artificial lake. The tomb known as the third Taj Mahal of India and a major tourist attraction of Bihar.

Tomb of Ibrahim Khan Sur, Mahendragarh

Tomb of Ibrahim Khan Sur at Mahendragarh was built by Sher Shah Suri. Mahendragarh is part of the Ahirwal region and famous for Chor Gumbad, Birbal Ka Chhatta and Tomb of Shah Nizam.

Chor Gumbad, Mahendragarh

Chor Gumbad in Narnaul was built by Jamal Khan. The large square shaped structure and Monument is a famous landmark of Narnaul of the Mahendragarh district.

Tomb of I’timad ud Daulah, Agra

Tomb of I’timad ud Daulah in Agra is a white marble Mausoleum, Located on the bank of the Yamuna river. The white marble tomb is a large sized building and a must visit place in Agra.

Lodi Gardens Tomb, New Delhi

Mohammed Shah’s Tomb in Lodi Gardens of New Delhi is a protected monuments of India and one of the most popular monuments with the gardens. Lodi Gardens contains Tomb of Muhammad Shah,Tomb of Sikandar Lodi, Bara Gumbad and Shish Gumbad.

Eklakhi Mausoleum, Malda

Eklakhi Mausoleum in Malda is the tomb of jalaluddin muhammad shah. Malda is famous for great mosque or Adina Mosque, largest mosque in the Indian subcontinent and Qutb Shahi Mosque.

Mahabat Maqbara, Junagadh


Mahabat Maqbara is the stunning Mausoleum of Bahaduddinbhai Hasainbhai and historical landmark Of Junagadh. The Tomb was built by the nawabs and major tourist attractions in Gujarat.

Bibi Ka Maqbara, Aurangabad


Bibi Ka Maqbara or Tomb of the Lady in Aurangabad was commissioned by Aurangzeb for his first wife. This is the largest structure of Emperor Aurangzeb and also called as the Dakkhani Taj.

Taj Mahal, Agra


Taj Mahal is a white marble mausoleum, commissioned by Shah Jahan for his wife, Mumtaz Mahal. The tomb is best example of Mughal architecture in India, listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site and New7Wonders of the World.

Tombs of Battashewala Complex, Delhi

Tombs of Battashewala Complex in Delhi is protected monument under Archaeological Survey of India. The complex has Mughal tomb,Bara Batashewala Mahal and Chota Batashewala Mahal.

Kotla Mubarakpur Complex, Delhi

Kotla Mubarakpur Complex in South Delhi house several tombs of Lodi Dynasty. Mubarak Shah’s tomb is an impressive structure in Kotla Mubarakpur Complex along with Darya Khan’s tomb,Bade Khan ka gumbad, Chote Khan ka gumbad and Kale Khan ka gumbad.

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