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Isa Khan TombTo the right of the walkway to Humayun's Tomb is the tomb complex of Ali Isa Khan, built in 1547-48. Isa Khan Niyazi was an Afghan noble who served Sher Shah Sur, then his son Islam Shah Sur, during the Sur interruption (1540-55) of Mughal reign in Delhi. His tomb, domed and octagonal in plan, is ringed by a deep veranda, and sits at the center of an octagonal complex to the west of Humayun's Tomb. It has been observed that the Niyazi Tomb contains some of the basic forms and ideas that later influenced Humayun's Tomb, including its position in a walled garden enclosure. A mosque at the edge of the complex, known as the Mosque of Isa Khan, is thought to have been built at the same time as the tomb.To the right of the walkway to Humayun's Tomb is the tomb complex of Ali Isa Khan, built in 1547-48. Isa Khan was the son of Niyaz Aghwan, the chief chamberlain of of the famous Sher Shah.a23/01/2005 10:45:10/cms/cms.asp?page=/OffshoreInIndia/Trips Away/Trip to Delhi/Isa Khan Tombsupporting/offshoreinindia/photos/delhi\isakhan\isakhan1.jpgDetails on Isa Khan Tomb provided to tourists.Details on Isa Khan Tomb provided to tourists.supporting/offshoreinindia/photos/delhi\isakhan\isakhan2.jpg Isa Khan Tomb Isa Khan Tombsupporting/offshoreinindia/photos/delhi\isakhan\isakhan3.jpg Photo time for Bryan in front of Isa Khan Tomb Photo time for Bryan in front of Isa Khan Tombsupporting/offshoreinindia/photos/delhi\isakhan\isakhan4.jpg Sham and Adam explore the Mosque of Isa Khan. Sham and Adam explore the Mosque of Isa Khan.supporting/offshoreinindia/photos/delhi\isakhan\isakhan5.jpg We climbed up on the Mosque to get a higher view of the Tomb.  We climbed up on the Mosque to get a higher view of the Tomb. supporting/offshoreinindia/photos/delhi\isakhan\isakhan6.jpg The walls went all around so an opportunity for a side shot of the tomb. The walls went all around so an opportunity for a side shot of the tomb.supporting/offshoreinindia/photos/delhi\isakhan\isakhan7.jpg Guys! Hang on I'm coming.  Guys! Hang on I'm coming. supporting/offshoreinindia/photos/delhi\isakhan\isakhan8.jpg More buildings in the greenery. The symetery once again is clearly seen in the design. More buildings in the greenery. The symetery once again is clearly seen in the design.

Isa Khan Tomb
23/01/2005 10:45:10

To the right of the walkway to Humayun's Tomb is the tomb complex of Ali Isa Khan, built in 1547-48. Isa Khan Niyazi was an Afghan noble who served Sher Shah Sur, then his son Islam Shah Sur, during the Sur interruption (1540-55) of Mughal reign in Delhi. His tomb, domed and octagonal in plan, is ringed by a deep veranda, and sits at the center of an octagonal complex to the west of Humayun's Tomb. It has been observed that the Niyazi Tomb contains some of the basic forms and ideas that later influenced Humayun's Tomb, including its position in a walled garden enclosure. A mosque at the edge of the complex, known as the Mosque of Isa Khan, is thought to have been built at the same time as the tomb.

Details on Isa Khan Tomb provided to tourists.

Details on Isa Khan Tomb provided to tourists.

 Isa Khan Tomb

Isa Khan Tomb

 Photo time for Bryan in front of Isa Khan Tomb

Photo time for Bryan in front of Isa Khan Tomb

 Sham and Adam explore the Mosque of Isa Khan.

Sham and Adam explore the Mosque of Isa Khan.

 We climbed up on the Mosque to get a higher view of the Tomb.

We climbed up on the Mosque to get a higher view of the Tomb.

 The walls went all around so an opportunity for a side shot of the tomb.

The walls went all around so an opportunity for a side shot of the tomb.

 Guys! Hang on I'm coming.

Guys! Hang on I'm coming.

 More buildings in the greenery. The symetery once again is clearly seen in the design.

More buildings in the greenery. The symetery once again is clearly seen in the design.


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