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Qutub Minar, New Delhi

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Observation Deck Architectural Building
Surrounded by historic ruins, Qutub Minar represents the tallest brick minaret in the world, recognized as a World Heritage Site. Begun in 1200 and completed over the following two centuries, the tower stands at a height of 73 m (240 ft). Explore the surrounding archeological sites to discover many traditional funerary buildings, gates, mosques, and other temples. Wander the complex and admire the minaret from multiple angles, and you'll immediately notice its intricate, multi-hued sandstone brickwork and carvings arranged in semi-cylindrical patterns. Make Qutub Minar a part of your New Delhi vacation plans using our New Delhi vacation generator.
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  • I have been seeing Qutab Minar from distance from couple of years . This time got the chance to visit it Ample parking space Nice heritage site Looked clean and maintained They have closed the monumen...  more »
  • I really liked this place because it was not crowded at the time of my visit and there are a lot of very old carvings and buildings to admire, as well as a beautiful garden around it.  more »
  • Qutub Minar is a single minar Made of red sandstone and marble, Qutub Minar is a 73-metre tall. This place is good and worth visiting for people who are fond of Historical places. One metal pillar is ...  more »
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  • Nice historical place. Gaze upon the history itself. Don't forget to check out the iron pillar. Parking is OK. Can't take bags near the Minar (ladies hand bag exception). Check the weather forecast beforehand. Don't go with the sizzling sun shining in the summer. You can keep the bag in the cloak room, which didn't seem very secure.
  • One must visit, beautiful campus with lot of monuments and history. Nicely maintained. Has many other monuments within the campus amongst with Iron pilar is the prominent one. Near entrance, wash room and drinking water is available. For Indians, entry ticket can be bought at Rs.30 per person. Ample parking at Rs 10 per car. Lot of tourists, mostly foreigners can be seen moved around. Photo lovers may visit during evening when golden light good for photography is available. Do visit ad enjoy. Need at least two hours.
  • good architecture and history of the 73 meter tall minar with 5 stories, created alongside a mosque. You can not go on the top of the building due to safety reasons. Also the famous iron pillar, who does not rust. Good angles to click pics. If you are going in a summer time, do wear a hat / carry umbrella and water to drink, as the walk and sun heat will make you feel thirsty. wear comfortable floaters or shoes. Enjoy!!!
  • Much has changed since I visited 10 years ago, and for good. It is very well maintained, except for the kind of people that like to climb up Alai Minar to click photos of it. A request to everybody to appreciate monuments from a respectable distance.
  • You may have seen various pictures about Qutub Minar, some of them may be really great and artistic one. But once you be there, when the monument is just in front of you, all those impressions will disappear. You will feel the essence of history, the largeness and the wonder of the human creation. Please try to be there, that will be your lifetime experience.