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The UNESCO World Heritage Site – the Qutub Minar is the tallest brick minaret in the world and is a fantastic example of early indo-Islamic architecture. Historians believe the monument was built as a victory tower; however the exact reason for th...more

New Delhi, India

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The UNESCO World Heritage Site – the Qutub Minar is the tallest brick minaret in the world and is a fantastic example of early indo-Islamic architecture. Historians believe the monument was built as a victory tower; however the exact reason for the construction of this incredible structure is unknown. The minaret standing 234 feet high is definitely worthy of a visit when in Delhi. A great masterpiece of Mughal architecture, the Qutub Minar has five storeys and is covered in intricate carvings and inscriptions in Arabic. It is one of India’s most visited monuments and is a favorite tourist destination when in Delhi. Surrounded by lush green gardens and other archaeological monuments, Qutub Minar is an ideal location to enjoy a leisurely afternoon with the family.

Ticket Price

250 rupees for foreigners, 10 rupees for Indians and free for children below 15.

Opening Hour

Sunrise-sunset

Recommended Visit Duration

Around an hour or more

Suitable For

Adults, senior visitors, young adults, families, children

Must See

The towering minaret with its intricate carvings, decorative bands, beautiful calligraphy and the other fascinating archaeological remains in the vicinity of Qutub Minar.

Prayer Facilities

Although Quwwat-ul Islam Mosque; the first mosque to be built in India is at the foot of Qutub Minar, Muslim visitors requiring prayer facilities will not be able to pray here as the mosque is currently in ruins, they will however be able to locate other prayer facilities in the city as Delhi is home to several mosques.

Halal Food

Muslim tourists looking for Halal restaurants may not find them within the Qutub Minar complex; they will however be able to locate numerous Halal restaurants in the city, as Delhi is home to a plethora of food outlets serving a variety of cuisine. Street food vendors are readily available for the more adventurous tourist, selling some of India’s popular snack items.  

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    Gauravpandey

    This place is awesome

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    Deepakkumar

    awesome place!!!!