West Gate

West Gate, By Mohsin Javed
The west gate is the main entrance to the World Heritage Site of the Magnificent Humayun’s Tomb.

People entering to west gate to get a glimpse of the magnificent Humayun's Tomb, By Mohsin Javed
The gateway is 16 meters high with rooms on each side flank the central passage and the upper floor has small courtyards. Six-sided stars, used by the Mughals as an ornamental cosmic symbol, adorn the structure. Local grey quartzite with red sandstone is used lavishly on all edges.

West Gate (Back View), By Mohsin Javed
A small exhibit inside the Western Gate details the aspects of Humayun's Tomb complex, nearby tombs & a short history of Humayun's rule.
All Photos © Mohsin Javed