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For the Love of the Emperor: Humayun's Tomb, Delhi. ©UNESCO/ Francesco Bandarin 1993
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For the Love of the Emperor: Humayun's Tomb, Delhi

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This tomb, built in 1570, is of particular cultural significance as it was the first garden-tomb on the Indian subcontinent. It inspired several major architectural innovations, culminating in the construction of the Taj Mahal.


on this subject: WHC documentation about this site

Place/Country: Humayun's Tomb, India
Series: NHK World Heritage 100
Type: Documentary
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Production: NHK, producer. UNESCO WHC, co-producer ; UNESCO TV, co-producer.
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