Qutab Minar - highest stone tower in India

Location / position / height / architecture / architect / plan / elevation / technique / design / map / layout / foundation / stones / stone carving / history / meaning / entry fees / inscriptions / photo gallery / photography / travel / tourism guide / tips of Qutab Minar , Delhi , India

Timings : Sunrise to Sunset , Listed in : World Heritage Site , Inspiration of Qutab Minar : Minaret of Jam, Afghanistan. 

Best / ideal time / season / when  to visit : October to March

The Structure of Qutab Minar : Qutab Minar, the 239 feet sandstone minaret is an Indo Islamic architectural speculate of primordial India. This wonderful tower of victory located in the Qutab Complex sited at Aurabindo Marg, in close proximity to Mehrauli, 14 Kilometers south of Connaught place in Delhi.
world heritage sites india delhi unescoThe complex has a quantity of other significant monuments, the gateway erected in 1310, the Alai Darwaza, Quwwat-ul-Islam Mosque, one of the most ancient mosques in existance in India, the tomb of Altamish, Alauddin Khalji and Imam Zamin. The 2000 year elderly 7meter elevated Iron Pillar, the Alai Minar. Another tower 27meter high the Madrasa or School, huge screen of Qutbuddin Aibak in the mosque etc.

Qutubuddin Aibak of the Slave reign laid the groundwork of the Qutab Minar in 1199, adjacent to the Quwwat-ul-Islam mosque, to assert the triumph of Islam, subsequent to the defeat of the preceding Hindu kingdom in Delhi. It was the Afghan, Muhammad of Ghur who overthrew the very last Hindu king Prithviraj Chauhan during 1192 AD, although he came back to his country parting Qutbuddin Aibak as his viceroy. In 1206, after his master’s demise Aibak coroneted himself as the Sultan of Delhi.

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