Qutub Minar

Hello guys it’s time to travel the tallest monument is India namely Qutub Minar. It is the most famous monuments all over the world. The foreigner came here to see the beauty of Qutub Minar. Qutub Minar is UNESCO certified World Heritage place/site and an attraction for many tourists. Qutub Minar is situated in the capital of India. If you are looking for an amazing place to visit in Delhi then Qutub Minar is best place to visit. The meaning of Qutub Minar in Arabic is “Pole” or “Axis”. It was damaged twice by lightening in 1326 and 1368.

Qutub Minar

The color of this monument is red and buff stand stone. The diameter of this monument is 14.44 m at the base and about 2.75 m on the top with a height of 72.56 m built in year 1192 AD by the Qutub-ud-din Aibak immediately after the defeat of Delhi last Hindu Kingdom. Qutub Minar contains 5 distinct Storey’s and each contains the balcony. The first 3 storey’s made by the red sandstone and rest 4th and 5th are made by the Marble and sandstone.


  • Features: Tower with 5-storey victory tower, mosques, tombs and an iron pillar from the 4th-century
  • Opening and Closing times: 7am to 5pm, daily
  • Entry in Qutub is Closed from: 1981
  • Best Time to Visit in Summer: Weekday Mornings
  • Best Time to Visit in Winter: Weekday Afternoon
  • Duration:Half a day
  • Nearest Metro Station: Qutub Minar station
  • Ticket Cost:Indian/foreigner Rs 30/500
  • Address:Kalka Das Marg, Mehrauli, New Delhi, India
  • Type:Monument
  • Helpline Number :011 2469 8431
  • Review: Awesome place to bring your kids and family
Qutub Minar Tricky photography
Peoples takes tricky photography in Qutub minar like this image

Best place for photography or movie shooting

Bollywood Directors, Actors and Actress want to shoot the scene of the movie on Qutub Minar. The reason is simple because this gives the very beautiful or attractive background that attracts peoples. Legend Dev Anand wanted to shoot the song “Dil Ka Bhanwar Kare Pukar” from the movie “Tere ghar ke samne”. Actor Mr. Amir Khan and Actress Kajol Devgon shot their movie “Fanna” song “Chand Sifarish” and some movie scene. So we can say that Qutub minar is the best place to visit in Delhi. Some photographer wants to capture many of the great pictures then must go Qutub Minar. Here photographer can take more classic, historical picture.

Qutub Minar

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Qutub Minar

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Qutub Minar Overview

Quwwat-ul-Islam Masjid

It is also constructed in 1193 and completed in 1198. This building is the symbols in stone the ascendance of one religious power over another. Qutb-ud-din’s screen formed the façade of the mosque and, facing in the direction of Mecca, became the focal point. Here you can see the design that makes beautiful this monument.

Qutub Minar iron pillar

Ala’i Minar

This unfinished Minar with its extent height of 24.5 meters was commenced by Alauddin Khalji  (AD 1296-1316). He had hardly reached its first storey when he died he had conceived this Minar to be the double the height of the qutub minar. But it was not happened so the construction was stopped and now this minar is same as been stopped.

Qutub Minar Ala’i Minar
Qutub Minar Iron Pillar
The height of Qutub Minar pillar is 7m stands in courtyard of mosque and it was here a long time prior to the mosque’s construction. This pillar is here from the 4th century it was originally made as a flagstaff in Lord Vishnu Honour. Scientist are shocked because they never discovered how the iron, which has not rusted after some 1700 years.

Qutub Minar iron pilar


Qutub Minar-The Tallest Monument

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