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Qutb Minar

Qutb Minar

Qutb Minar, also written as Qutub Minar or Qutab Minar, is the 2nd tallest minar in India after Fateh Burj in Chappar Chiri at Mehrauli which stands 100 meters tall. Qutb Minar is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Located in Delhi, the Qutb Minar is made of red sandstone and marble. The stairs of the tower has 379 steps, is 72.5 metres high, and has a base diameter of 14.3 metres, which narrows to 2.7 metres at the top. Construction was started in 1193 by Qutb-ud-din Aibak and was carried on by his successor, Iltutmish. In 1368, Firoz Shah Tughlaq constructed the fifth and the last storey. It is surrounded by several other ancient and medieval structures and ruins, collectively known as ... more on Wikipedia

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