Once you are in New Delhi go see the highest tower of Victory the Qutub Minar. It is 73 meters high, has five floors. The beautiful structure is built with red sandstone and marble designed to have balconies on each floor. There is a mosque on top of the tower. It is the very first mosque built in India. The magnificent establishment is an iconic landmark for the Indian Nation. There are a couple of stories behind the construction of the tower. Some believe it signifies the start of Muslim Rule in India. Several others say it was a minaret to the muezzins. One way or another, this is a must see location if you are interested in exploring the history and culture of the nation. The tower is one of the most distinguished structures in India as well as in the world.

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  • Lakhan Makwana

    5
    - 06 September 2018 -

    Beautiful monument with good places around for photography. Very well maintained. One has to buy tickets from the ticket counter on the other side of the road. Try going early in the morning. Not advisable to go in the afternoons on a sunny day. It will be crowded in the evening and you may have to stand around an hour waiting in the queue to get the tickets. The ticket costs 40 rupees for Indian tourists and 600 rupees for foreigners. For card payment the costs are 35 and 550 for Indian and foreign tourist respectively but usually the card machine doesn’t work and you should pay cash. The metro is about 1.5 km. Autos will charge you around 40 rupees. Auto walas might suggest you go to a government shopping centre near the metro for a discounted ride. They are cheaters. Beware.

  • Albie Bester

    5
    - 06 September 2018 -

    I was in Delhi for meetings and did not expect to see anything but traffic. A 2 hour visit to the Qutub Minar blew me away. I would have liked to spend at least 4 hours there. Everything from the impressive Minar to the 1300 year old iron column made for an amazing experience. A must see when you visit Delhi

  • Wii Lu

    4
    - 02 September 2018 -

    This is an old ruins that was built over a long period of time. Exquisite carving into the walls and towers. You can spend a whole afternoon here learning about history. It's an open area so don't forget your sunscreen! It does get crowded on weekends.

  • sudharsanan s

    5
    - 30 August 2018 -

    Beautiful monument with good places around for photography. Very well maintained. One has to buy tickets from the ticket counter on the other side of the road. Try going early in the morning. Not advisable to go in the afternoons on a sunny day. It will be crowded in the evening and you may have to stand around an hour waiting in the queue to get the tickets. The ticket costs 40 rupees for Indian tourists and 600 rupees for foreigners. For card payment the costs are 35 and 550 for Indian and foreign tourist respectively but usually the card machine doesn’t work and you should pay cash. The metro is about 1.5 km. Autos will charge you around 40 rupees. Auto walas might suggest you go to a government shopping centre near the metro for a discounted ride. They are cheaters. Beware.

  • A Google User

    4
    - 18 August 2018 -

    Really clean, informative and a serene place. Its a paradise for history lovers and one would get best camera shots there. Best part is that there is free and potable water available. But please carry your own bottles and do not forget to carry shades and umbrella if visiting during afternoon. Also to reach there auto is available for rs. 10 (if sharing) and for rs. 50(if you take personal ones). Plzz beware of auto drivers who scam maiden visitors by over-charging especially foreign tourists.

  • A Google User

    5
    - 01 August 2018 -

    One of the finest work of architecture in India....Qutub Minar is 73m tall, five storey architecture and a UNESCO world heritage site..... Preserved by Archiological survey of India.... It's a great architectural and historical monument.... I love the architecture and the material used in the construction... you can also enjoy restaurant foods.. they are too good here... this place is purely a beauty of Indian history representing our culture. Really awesome place

  • Neetu Arya

    4
    - 22 July 2018 -

    colossal tower Nice place It was constructed as a tower of victory marking the beginning of Muslim dominion in India. Another notable attraction inside the complex is Iron Pillar, a rust-resistant iron column. It is commonly believed that if one can embrace the pillar with both hands while standing with one's back facing the pillar then his/her wish gets fulfilled.

  • A Google User

    5
    - 15 July 2018 -

    One of the finest work of architecture in India....Qutub Minar is 73m tall, five storey architecture and a UNESCO world heritage site..... Preserved by Archiological survey of India.... It's a great architectural and historical monument.... I love the architecture and the material used in the construction... you can also enjoy restaurant foods.. they are too good here... this place is purely a beauty of Indian history representing our culture

  • सैक्सी ᎷᏬᏁᎴᏗ

    5
    - 14 July 2018 -

    It's one of the best place to visit in Delhi. After visiting this place, one will come to know that, what type of work was done, how excellent the workers were that even after almost 1000 yrs, the architecture is as it was. Still it looks like it has been made in recent past. It's not crowded too. Especially those who are studying, should visit here to know about our history.

  • Suniyana H

    4
    - 12 July 2018 -

    One of the finest work of architecture in India....Qutub Minar is 73m tall, five storey architecture and a UNESCO world heritage site..... Preserved by Archiological survey of India.... It's a great architectural and historical monument.... I love the architecture and the material used in the construction... you can also enjoy restaurant foods.. they are too good here

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