Safdarjung Tomb in Delhi
safdarjung tomb : Monuments in Delhi

 Safdarjung Tomb : One of the Last Mughal Tombs

Address Near Race club, Lodhi road, Delhi

ReasonsReasons to be here -
To enjoy picturesque vista, to satisfy the shutterbug in you and enjoy the calmness of seclusion!

Entry Fees Entry Fee -
Rs.5/ Person (Indians Residence)
Rs.100/ Person (Foreigners Residence)

Visitors Timings Timings-
Daily, Timings: Sunrise to Sunset

Travel DirectionWay to reach -
Located at the intersection of Safdarjung Road and Aurobindo Marg, you can take Metro to the Jor Bagh and then board public transport to reach your destination.

Traveller's PickTraveller's Pick - About Safdarjung Tomb

Historical facts about Safdarjung Tomb

If you want to most fascinated Mughal architectural style, then nothing can be the best option other than visiting safdarjung tomb. This is quite an interesting place for all romantic or honeymoon couples as outstanding atmosphere prevails out here all the time. In between year 1753 to 1754, under the administration of Mohammed Shah, safdarjung tomb was being constructed.

Reasons for visiting this tomb

  • This is one of the oldest monuments of the Mughal era and this is the reason innumerable travelers come down to visit this popular tomb.
  • There are many more popular places that are directly connected with this tomb like Moti Mahal, jangli Mahal and others.
  • This tomb is full of grandeur and pomp and different luxurious styles have been implemented for signifying the golden era.
  • The tomb is very much close to Lodi road and there are many more attractive places around this road.
  • You will find many popular market places in around this tomb from where you can purchase different kinds of hand-craft items that bear traditional designs. These designs will definitely make you remind of ancient Mughal culture and art.

Why this tomb is so favorable?

If you look at the travelers’ testimonials then you will find that travelers just love to visit this historical place. In memory of Awadh’s viceroy, safdarjung, this tomb has been created ad this is one of the leading reasons that it has got highest historical significance.

You need to visit the tomb during the daytime so that you can thoroughly enjoy the outstanding beauty and architectural glory of the tomb. The enclosed garden has got amazing decorations as it is being equipped with elaborated plaster carvings.

You can now get a great ambience around this tomb and thus you can thoroughly enjoy the natural beauties with your family. If you are planning to choose any historical place for excursion, then this tomb is the best option. You can take pictures of this monument very closely so that you can preserve them as memories.

"Been outshined by myriad of monuments and places in Delhi, Safdarjung tomb still hasn't lost its sheen in terms of artistic value and the cultural significance which are implicitly embodied in every inch of this symbolic representation of Indian heritage."

NearbyNearby Attractions -

Library - A library is maintained by the Archaeological Survey of India over the main gateway which is not just for bibliophiles.

Nearby market places - Go on shopping spree. Buy handicrafts, various artifacts, books, and luxury goods from the nearby market places when at Safdarjung Tomb.


Anyone looking to justify their excursion to Safdarjung Tomb must carry a camera to capture the moments spent in the secluded nirvana of this tomb!

Delhi Map - Safdarjung Tomb
Hotels near Safdarjung Tomb
The Claridges New Delhi
Address: 12, Aurangzeb Road, New Delhi, DL 110011
Star Rating: 5 star hotel *****
Distance: 2.4 km
Phone: 011 4133 5133
The Taj Mahal Hotel
Address: No.1, Mansingh Road, New Delhi, DL 110001
Star Rating: 5 star hotel *****
Distance: 2.7 km
Phone: 011 2302 6162
Vivanta by Taj - Ambassador
Address: Sujan Singh Park, Subramania Bharti Marg, Behind Khan Market, New Delhi, Delhi 110003
Star Rating: 5 star hotel *****
Distance: 3.2 km
Phone: 011 2463 2600
Ahuja Residency Golf Links
Address: 193, Golf Links, New Delhi, Delhi 110003
Distance: 3.0 km
Phone: 011 2461 1027
Ahuja Residency Sunder Nagar
Address: 3, Mathura Road, Sunder Nagar, New Delhi, DL 110003
Distance: 4.0 km
Phone: 011 4578 5000
Shervani New Delhi
Address: 11, Sunder Nagar, New Delhi, DL 110003
Star Rating: 4 star hotel ****
Distance: 4.1 km NW
Phone: 011 4350 8686
Jukaso Inn, New Delhi
Address: Sundar Nagar, New Delhi, DL 110003
Distance: 3.7 km
Maulsari Bed & Breakfast
Address: Sundar Nagar, New Delhi, DL 110003
Distance: 3.3 km
Phone: 098 10 808281
The Oberoi, New Delhi
Address: Opposite Delhi public School, Dr Zakir Hussain Marg, New Delhi, DL 110003
Star Rating: 5 star hotel *****
Distance: 4.2 km
Phone: 011 2436 3030
Aman New Delhi
Address: Lodhi Road, New Delhi, Delhi 110003
Distance: 3.6 km
Phone: 011 4363 3333
Address: 7, Link Rd, Jangpura, New Delhi, DL
Distance: 3.9 km
Phone: 011 4126 1400
Megha Homestay
Address: Megha Homestay, K-50, Jangpura Extn, Near Post Office, Jangpura, New Delhi, DL
Distance: 4.6 km
Phone: 098 11 788885

Restaurants near Safdarjung Tomb
Masala Junction
Multi-Cuisine (Indian, Chinese)
Timings: Noon to 3pm, 7pm to Midnight
Meal for two - Rs. 1000/-
Address: C-2, SDA Commercial Complex, Opp. IIT Gate, New Delhi
Phone: 26601414-15
Pizza Square
Fast Food (Pizzeria)
Timings: 11am to 1am
Meal for two - Rs. 400/-
Address: C-14, 1st Floor, Community Centre, SDA, Opp. IIT Gate, New Delhi
Phone: 41011234, 64511234
Rainbow's Bakery and Patisserie
Bakery & Confectionery, Fast Food, Multi-Cuisine
Timings: 10am to 11pm
Meal for two - Rs. 300/-
Address: C-15, SDA Community Centre, Opp. IIT Main Gate, New Delhi
Phone: 26513300, 26964700, 41657300
Rajinder Express
Multi-Cuisine (North Indian, Chinese)
Timings: 11am to Midnight
Meal for two - Rs. 600/-
Address: AB-14, Safdarjung Enclace, Opp. Safdarjung Club, DDA Market, New Delhi
Phone: 26100355, 46036644/55
Multi-Cuisine (North-Eastern, Chinese)
Timings: 11am to 10.30pm
Meal for two - Rs. 300/-
Address: 112, Ground Floor, NCC Gate, Safdarjung Enclave, New Delhi
Phone: 9711925422, 9711925133

Railway Stations near Safdarjung Tomb
Metro Stations near Safdarjung Tomb