Located 15-km South Of New Delhi, 204 km from Agra and 300 km from Jaipur.
About Qutub Minar Delhi:
Qutab-ud-din Aibak, the first Muslim ruler of Delhi, begun the construction of the Delhi Qutub Minar in A.D. 1193, but was only complete its basement. His successor, Iltutmush added three more stories, and in 1368 Firoz Shah Tuglak constructed the fifth and the last storey. The development of architectural art & styles from Aibak to Tuglak are quite obvious in the minar.
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Qutub Minar is 72.5 metres high and one has to climb 379 steps to get to the top. The diameter of the base is 14.3 metres while the top floor measures 2.7 metres in diameter. The purpose of making this beautiful monument is not very clear as some believe that it was raised as a tower of victory to show the beginning of the Muslim rule in india, while others say it served as a minaret to the mosque adjoining it and was used by the muezzins to call people to the prayer and also provide Best offers Qutub Minar Tour Packages India.
Qutub Kutub Minar in Delhi India, is the highest stone tower as well as one of the finest Islamic structures ever raised in india. The main mosque boasts of an inner and outer courtyard, of which the inner one is surrounded by an exquisite collonade, the pillars, which are made of finely decorated shafts.
Near to the mosque is one of Delhi's most interested structures the Iron Pillar, dating back to 4th century A.D.. The pillar exhibits an inscription which states that it was raised as a flagstaff in honour of the Hindu god, Vishnu, and in the memory of the Gupta King Chandragupta II (375-413). How the pillar moved to its present location remains a mystery. The pillar also projects ancient india's achievements in metallurgy. The pillar is made of 98 per cent wrought iron and has stood 1,600 years without rusting or decomposing.
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