Places to be visited in Delhi - Qutab Minar

Qutab Minar

Qutab Minar

One of the important place to be visited in Delhi is Qutab Minar. This is the one of the most visited tourist destination in Delhi. This tower is 72.5 meters (238ft) tall and have 379 steps to the top. Base diameter is 14.3 meters and the diameter of top is 2.75 meters. In 1193 the construction of this tower started by the Muslim Ruler Qutab-ud-din Aibak. His successor, Iltutmish, built three stories. In 1386 the top story of the tower completed by Firuz Shah Tughluq.

An Iron pillar is installed near by the tower. It is believed that whoever encircle the pillar with their arms with their back toward the pillar can have their wish granted. Due to safety reasons, visitors are not allowed to climb the tower.

Timing : 8.00 am to 6.00 pm
Entrance Fee : Rs. 750/- for foreigners and Rs. 20/- for Indians
Photography : Photography allowed with a fee.
Minimum time required to visit Qutab Minar: One hour

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