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Visit Qutb Minar

Located on the ruins of the Lal Kot, the Red Citadel in the city of Dhillika, the Qutub Minar is one of the major attractions in New Delhi and is the tallest minar in India.

Located on the ruins of the Lal Kot, the Red Citadel in the city of Dhillika, the Qutub Minar is one of the major attractions in New Delhi and is the tallest minar in India. It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, made of red sandstone and marble and is surrounded by several other ancient and medieval structures.

The construction of the minar was commissioned by Qutub-ud-din Aibak in the year 1192 and later it was repaired by Firoz Shah Tughlaq and Sikandar Lodi. In the later years the construction was further extended by Iltumish and Allaud — din Khilji. The historical complex of Qutub Minar maintains several mosques, gardens and the iron pillar.

Qutub Minar is located close to the Chattarpur temple complex and the nearest metro stations are ‘Qutub Minar’ and ‘Saket’ (Yellow Line).

Visiting Hours: 6 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Open all days

Timing

6:00 a.m to 6 p.m

PREFFERED BY

Families, Photographers

TIME SPENT

1-2Hours

ENTRY FEE

10Rs (Indian) 250Rs (Foreigners)

Quick Info

  • Attractions

    Heritage
  • Altitude

    239 m
  • STD Code

    011
  • Best Season

    February - April, August – November
  • State/Code

    Delhi/110xxx
  • LANGUAGES

    Hindi, English, Urdu and Punjabi