The Qutub Minar located in Mehrauli- Delhi, India, is the second tallest minar (tower) in India, after the Fateh Burj in Chappar Chiri at Mohali in Punjab. At 73 meters in height, it is a UNESCO World Heritage Site today.
It is made of red sandstone covered with intricate carvings & verses from the Qur`an . The first three storeys are made of red sandstone, while the forth & fifth are made of marble & sandstones. The Stairs of tower has 379 steps, base of 14.3 meters, which narrows to 2.7 meters at the top. Construction was started in 1192 by Qutb-ud-din Aibak & was carried on by his successor, lltutmish. It is surrounded by several other ancient & medieval structures and ruins, collectively known as The Qutb Complex.
Tickets: Rs. 10/- ( Indian), Rs. 250/- ( Foreigner)
Timing: 6 AM – 6 PM, Monday Closed.
Nearest Metro Station: Qutab Minar
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