The Exact Identity Of Bu Halima Is A Mystery As Not Many Details On Her Are Present. This Name Is A Foreign Amidst A Long List Of Popular Historical Mughal Names, But Then It Is There, As An Unusual Tomb, A Garden And A Gate Located On The Western Side Of The Humayun's Tomb Complex As A Rectangular Enclosure Which Is Usually Ignored By Tourists And Visitors As They Pass By To See The More Famous Humayun's Tomb.
Bu Halima Gateway

Bu Halima Gate And Tomb

It Is Said That Bu Halima Occupied An Important Place In Humayun's Harem And Was A Part Of Babur's Entourage Of India. She Is Said To Be Humayun's Wet Nurse And Also A Mughal Noble Woman. This Grand Gateway Leads To The Tomb Garden Of Bu Halima. The Facade Of This Gateway Is Chamfered And Remains Of Tile Work Can Still Be Seen. Ornate Domed Canopies Surmount The Two Northern Bastions Of The Garden Wall. The Western Wall Of The Garden Was Made In 19th Century To Allow Access For Visitors. The West Gate, Is The Main Entrance To The Tomb. The Gateway Is 16 Meter High With Rooms On Either Side Of The Passage On The Ground Floor And Court Yards On Upper Floor.
Bu Halima Gateway

Location- 👇

  • Mathura Road, Opposite Dargah Nizamuddin, Nizamuddin East, New Delhi, Delhi 110013

How To Reach - 🚲

  • Nearest Airport Is IGI International Airport, New Delhi.
  • Nearest Railway Station Is Nizamuddin Railway Station.
  • Regular Metro Service Is Available To Reach Bu Halima Gate And Tomb. Nearest Metro Stations Are Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, Jangpura, Indraprastha.
  • Regular Taxi And Auto Services Are Also Available

Local Language - 👄

  • Hindi, Punjabi, English, Urdu

Local Food- 🍲

  • Dahi Bada, Pani Puri, Bedai, Fruit Salad, Besan Chilla, Biriyani, Chole Kulche Etc

Local Transport- 🚕

  • Rickshaw, Electric Tricycle, Taxi, Buses, Metro Etc.

Places To Visit Near Bu Halima Gate And Tomb-

  • Chandni Chowk, Red Fort, Chawari Bazar, Humayun's Tomb, Sri Sheesh Ganj Sahib Darbar, Sadar Market, Qutub Minar, Hazrat Nizamuddin Aulia Daragah, Cannaught Palace, Hauz Khas Etc


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