Bhool Bhuiyan

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    Location: G5FJ+6RM, Kalka Das Marg, Seth Sarai, Mehrauli, New Delhi, Delhi 110030, India.

    Estimated Visiting Time: 1-2 hours.

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    Bhool Bhuiyan is an amazing tomb.

    Delhi is Blessed with so many historical places and monuments. Each monument tells a different story from the forgotten chapter of Delhi’s story.Bhool Bhuiayan is one of them .

    Many people believe that they got lost in the entwined architecture of the structure. since then that it got the name ‘Bhool Bhulaiya’ which means a maze. It is located close to the historic monument, Qutab Minar, and It is located at a prominent junction and marked on Google Maps.


    People Spending time in Bhool BhuiyanIt is one of the attractions of the town. People get more interested when they know the name Bhool Bhuiyan, actually, its names attract them more Than the Other things attract them. People said many stories about this tomb.

    Despite the stories of the tomb being haunted, it sees a good number of visitors on a day with good weather. When the weather outside is well and sunny, the place is crowded by groups of youngsters, families on picnics, or just groups of men playing cards. It is also a favorite place for people perusing photography.


    People said that the literal meaning of Bhool Bhulaiya is a maze because it is rumored that once a marriage party took shelter here and got lost. There is a history behind this place. Its tomb was built by Akbar for his general and foster brother named Adham Khan. He was the son of the chief nurse of Akbar and was executed on orders of Akbar after committing the murder of the newly appointed Prime Minister.Historecal Places in Bhool Bhuiyan

    Generally, Mughal tombs are square in shape. But this one was built differently to highlight his treacherous act against the emperor.  Adham Khan and his mother Maham Anga both were buried here. His Mother used to wield a lot of influence in the court of Akbar. Maybe It was the reason that Adham thought we can get away with murder. After this incident took happened, Maham withdrew into a shell and then She never rose to fame and favor again but instead died soon.

    Inside/Outside Views

    The whole view of this place is amazing. It is an amazing instance of architectural excellence in the city. the tomb was built in 1562 in the shape of a dome, which now people believe is haunted. The inside view of this place is good. The structure is amazing. though the monument was once considered spooky, now people are slowly getting over this fear and treating it like any other tourist spot. People visit it every day at day time but no one would recommend seeing it after sunset. Qutab Minar is clearly seen as his backside.

    Opening Hours

    Opens for 24 hours

    Entry & Others Fees

    Free for all

    How to Reach

    By Air: Indira Gandhi International Airport is the nearest airport to the place. It is the easiest way to go.

    By Rail: Nizamuddin railway station is the nearest to the place.

    By Road: in Mehrauli city, bus services are so good and the people of the city use bus services for travel within the city. You can also hire private transport like a taxi or cab and easily reach there.

    Tips for Travellers

    You should take a small bag where you can carry all things and take a camera with you.


    Que-01: Is this place safe to visit?

    Ans: Yes, it is.

    Que-02: Is photography allowed in this place?

    Ans: Yes, it is.

    We wish you all the best for your journey. Happy Travel!!!

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