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Qutub Minar Delhi

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Location Mehrauli, Delhi , India
Reach ThereMetro (Qutub Minar Metro Station)
FeeIndian/foreigner 10/250, video 25, Decorative Light Show- Indian/foreigner 20/250, audio guide 100
Visiting Time12:00 AM to 12:00 AM on all days of the week

Qutub Minar holds historical importance in Delhi. This minaret is known for its incredible height of 72.5 meter. There are five distinct storeys with a projecting balcony along with tapers. These are placed 2.5 m at the top with the diameter of 15 m at the base. It is the tallest of its kind in India. It was built around 1,000 years ago using red sandstone. Qutab-ud-din Aibak built this tower after the last Hindu King of Delhi was defeated. And thus it was named after him.

The verses from Holy Quran can be seen inscribed in the minaret. The tower is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and has detailed carvings and inscriptions that draw the visitors’ attention. Qutub Minar is one of the top attractions of Delhi that draws numerous tourists from all over the world throughout the year.

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