1:27 pm - Wednesday October 22, 2014

Qutub Minar

Qutub Minar: Tallest Monument of India

Qutub Minar is World Heritage Site designated by UNESCO. Qutub Minar is located in Delhi, India. The Qutub Minar was constructed with red sandstone and marble with a height of 72.5 meters, contains 379 stairs to reach the top. The Qutub Minar is notable for being one of the earliest and most prominent examples of Indo-Islamic architecture. It is surrounded by several ancient and medieval structures, which collectively known as Qutub complex.

Qutub Minar is considered as the second highest tower in India. It comprises several superposed flanged and cylindrical shafts, separated by balconies. The minaret is made of fluted red sandstone covered with intricate carvings.

The Qutub Minar represents in the history of Indian culture. It is the first monument in India, which is a sign of the beginning of the new style of the art and architecture.

Attractions tourist spots around Qutub Minar are:

  1. The Quwwat-ul-Islam
  2. The Ashokan Pillar
  3. Alai Darwaza

Qutub Minar

Qutub Minar during sunrise

 

Qutub Minar Image

Full view of Qutub Minar

 

Qutub Minar Pic

A closer view of Qutub Minar

 

Qutub Minar Photo

Entrance gate towards Qutub Minar

 

Qutub Minar Picture

Qutub Minar in its True colors

 

Qutub Minar Wallpaper

Qutub Minar a historical skyscraper

 

Qutub Minar at Night Photo

Qutub Minar as seen at Night

 

Qutub Minar at Night Wallpaper

Distance view of Qutub Minar at Night

 

Qutub Minar Iron Pillar

A view of Iron Pillar

 

Qutub Minar Carvings

Carvings on pillars and wall of Qutub Minar

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