Qutub Minar New Delhi, India – Know Indian History – Architectural Wonder – Monuments – World Heritage Sites in India

Qutub Minar the best place in the Delhi for the Bird’s eye view of city. Constructed in 1192 by Qutab-ud-din Aibak and include on the List of World Heritage Site List of UNESCO in the year 1993, Qutub Minar is the tallest construction of red sandstone in the country. Qutab-ud-din Aibak was not able to complete the construction work which was completed by his successor and son- in- law Shamsu’d-Din Iltutmish.
If you are using a travel card issued by Delhi Metro Rail Corporation surely you had seen the photo of Qutub Minar, which is hot tourists attraction of Delhi, as per a survey nearly 4 million tourist are visiting to this place.
As we go from the base [14.32 meters] to top 39th floor [2.75 meter] width of Qutub Minar keeps on reducing, to reach top of this 72.5 meter tall monument one need to cross 379 stairs. Qutub Minar is considered as the most majestic representation of Mughal architecture in the country. The red sandstone covered with intricate carvings and verses from the Qur’an. Inscriptions founded on the surface of this spectacular pillar shaped monument states that it was repaired by Firoz Shah Tughluq (AD 1351-88) and Sikandar Lodi (AD 1489-1517).
Qutub Minar Complex remains open for the visitors from sunrise to sunset. Indian and SAARC citizens have to pay entry fee of Rs. 10 per head where as for other tourist entrance charge is US$ 5 or Rs. 50.


Vital Tourist Information : Qutub Minar

Location : Qutub Minar is situated in the southern area of the city a few KM away from the city heart of New Delhi.


Near By City : Delhi


State : Delhi India


Region : North India


Best Time to Visit : Mid September to November & March month are the with climatic conditions suitable for foreign travelers. Domestic tourist can visit New Delhi round the year.


Spoken Languages : Hindi - Punjabi - Urdu - English. Eventually in last 40-50 years Delhi has been converted into multilingual city


How To Reach : Qutub Minar Delhi


Basic Travel Info : There are many options like the Metro, city bus, Auto Rickshaw, taxi or tourist vehicle for reaching Qutub Minar from any part of New Delhi.


By Train : Train journey access to Delhi is very easy because with its three railway station city is origin source of many trains. Tourism dedicated luxury trains like Palace-on-Wheels starts from New Delhi.


By Bus / Road : Bus routes to Delhi are the web of National and state highways. Almost all north Indian cities are connected with Delhi by road travel.


Air Travel / Nearest Airport : Indira Gandhi domestic and International airport of city is among the world's busiest airport, as there are numerous domestic and international flights for reaching Delhi by air travel.