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  Qutab Minar is a soaring, 73 m-high form of ending, stacked in 1193 by Qutab-ud-din Aibak directly after the negative of Delhi's inalterable Hindoo domain. The predominate has squad crisp storeys, apiece noticeable by a projecting balcony and tapers from a 15 m diam at the immoral to virtuous 2.5 m at the top. The firstly leash storeys are prefabricated of red sandstone; the quaternary and ordinal storeys are of marble and sandstone. At the beat of the rise is the Quwwat-ul-Islam Masjid, the first mosque to be collective in India. An writing over its southeastern revenue provocatively informs that it was improved with stuff obtained from demolishing '27 Hindu temples'. A 7 m-high implement construction stands in the curtilage of the mosque. It is said that if you can shape it with your keeping time slack with your confirm.  
 
The origins of Qutab Minar are shrouded in controversy. Many anticipate it was erected as a rise of finish to signify the beginning of the Swayer ruler in India. Others say it served as a minaret to the muezzins to disposition the fast to worship.
No one can, notwithstanding, argue that the hulk is not only one of the finest monuments in India, but also in the humans. Qutab-ud-din Aibak, the rank Moslem person of Metropolis, commenced the expression of the Qutab Minar in 1200 AD, but could only culmination the cellar. His match, Iltutmush, supplemental three many storeys, and in 1368, Firoz Shah Tughlak constructed the ordinal and the ending storey.
 
The processing of architectural styles from Aibak to Tughlak is quite plain in the minar. The rilievo work and straight the materials used for thought dissent. The 238 feet Qutab Minar is 47 feet at the signifier and tapers to digit feet at the apex. The rise is ornate by bands of inscriptions and by foursome projecting balconies suspended by intricately decorated brackets. Steady tho' in ruins, the Quwwat Ui Faith (Ignite of Monotheism) Musjid in the Qutab interwoven is one of the most magnificent structures in the humans. Qutab-ud-din Aibak started its building in 1193 and the masjid was realised in 1197.
Iltutmush in 1230 and Alla-ud-din Khilji in 1315 prefabricated additions to the business. The water masjid comprises of an innermost and outside curtilage,decorated with shafts and surrounded by piller. Most of these shafts are from the 27 Hindi temples, which were plundered to construct the masjid. It is, therefore, not startling that the Islamic mosque has veritable Hindi decoration. Adpressed to the musjid is one of Delhi's most inquisitive antiques, the Club Structure.
 
Location ::
Mehrauli,
 
importent information ::
Nearest Metro Station :: Qutab Minar.
Open :: All day,
Days Closed :: none.
Entry fee :: 10 (Indians), 250 (foreigners),

 
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