Safdarjang’s Tomb in
Delhi was built in 1753-54 in honor of Mirza Mukim Abul Mansur Khan ‘Safdarjang’ (1719-1753), by his son Shuja-ud-daulah. Mirza Mukim Abul Mansur Khan was the vizier of the Mughal Emperor Ahmed Shah during the period 1748-1754. This tomb was built towards the end of the Mughal rule in India. The tomb is made of buff-colored sandstone interlaid with red sandstones and marbles. The central structure has double-storeyed minarets in the corners and a marble dome.
Updated on 7th June, 2005
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