In the year 1754, the tomb which is similar to Humayun’s tomb was constructed for Safdarjung. He was one of the prominent Mughal leaders under Muhammad Shah. It is encircled by Mughal gardens. The tomb has many small pavilions with expressive names like Jangli Mahal, Moti Mahal and Badshah Pasand. It also has a garden, divided into four equal squares by water tanks and side pathways.
There is a madrasa within the complex and a library is also maintained by the archaeological Survey of India at the main gateway. This tomb made of red sandstone is a quiet place to visit far from the city’s hustle and bustle in the midst of greenery. It is one of the popular attractions of Delhi, mostly visited by the locals and tourists.