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Location & Map: Qutb Minar and its Monuments

Location & Map: Qutb Minar and its Monuments

GPS Coordinates: N28 31 32.988 E77 11 7.008 Qutub Minar Complex Located in Delhi’s southern precincts, at Mehrauli, is the Qutub Minar complex, a World Heritage listed site dating back to the late 12th century. Built on the foundations of Hindu and Jain temples, the monuments within the complex are fine displays of Indo-Islamic architecture, […]

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Alai Darwaza, Qutb Complex, New Delhi

Alai Darwaza, Qutb Complex, New Delhi

The Alai Darwaza (Alai Gate), built in 1311, was the southern gateway leading into Sultan Ala-ud-Din’s extension of the Quwwat-ul-Islam Mosque. September 27, 2010, (Sawf News) – The Alai Darwaza (Alai Gate), built in 1311, was the southern gateway leading into Sultan Ala-ud-Din’s extension of the Quwwat-ul-Islam Mosque. The historical monument is part of the […]

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Video gallery: Qutb Minar

Video gallery: Qutb Minar

Qutub Minar, the tallest minaret in India built in crimped red sandstone, is a true example of the Indo-Islamic architecture. Intricate carvings augment the beauty of the tower. Qutub-Din-Abek, the first Muslim Emperor of Delhi and the founder of the Slave Dynasty, conceived of this brilliant structure. However, during his reign, only the basement of […]

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India, Qutb Minar

India, Qutb Minar

Qutb Minar, New Delhi

Qutb Minar, New Delhi

The Qutb Minar is a UNESCO World Heritage Site located in Mehrauli, New Delhi, India. September 26, 2010, (Sawf News) – With the 2010 Commonwealth Games set to start in New Delhi on October 3, it is time to focus on some of the beautiful historic monuments in the Indian capital. The Qutb Minar is […]

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India: Qutb Minar and its Mounuments

India: Qutb Minar and its Mounuments

Travel Tips News Updates Lalkot is the first of the seven cities of Delhi, established by the Tomar Rajput ruler, Anang Pal, in 1060. The Qutb complex lies in the middle of the eastern part of Lalkot. Building of the Quwwatu’l-Islam (Might of Islam) congregational mosque was begun in 1192 by Qutbu’d-Din Aibak and completed […]

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