QUTUB MINAR

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  1. About qutub minar

    The Qutub Minar was built 1192 by Qutab-ud-din Aibak. It is a great masterpiece of Mughal architecture. The Qutub Minar is one of the iconic historical monuments 72.5m long and is one of the tallest Minaret of India. The complex has 379 steps and five stories. The first three are built of red sandstone and the fourth and fifth stories are made of sand and marble stone. This has become one of the crowded and well visited tourist places which attract a huge rush of localities too during the weekends. The minaret is sculpted and carved of the traditional quotes from Quran, the holy book of Muslims. It is one of the UNESCO world heritage sites in India. It is a must see place in Delhi. Without going here your Delhi visit is incomplete.

  2. Who should visit ?

    Anyone,

    What makes it special?

    The carvings, beautiful use of the polished marble and red stone, the glorious 72.5m length and the beauty of this minaret makes it completely adorable and unique.

    Ticket/Fees (in INR)

    30

    Visiting Hours

    10:00-19:00

    How to reach?

    The Qutub Minar is located in Mehrauli and can be reached by cabs, taxis and buses from various parts of Delhi.

    How to make this visit memorable?

    You can click the pictures of this historical monument, known about the varied culture and history of the developers of the minaret, have a glimpse of the fine carvings and sculptures of the traditional era and make the visit memorable.

    Do’s and Don’ts

    You should take audio tour guide that will help you to know the history of the Qutab minar. No eatable are allowed here. Have a cap and sunglasses with you, if you visit place in summer.

    Rewards/ Recognition

    world heritage Site

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