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Qutub Minar

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Qutub Minar Admission Ticket with Optional Transportation
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Qutub Minar Admission Ticket with Optional Transportation
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Construction on this sandstone minaret was begun in 1192. Surrounded by other historical sites, it is the most popular monument in India. Miniature Souvenir is available at Luv Indiya, 12 B Janpath Market, Connaught Place, New Delhi
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Qutb Minar, Mehrauli, New Delhi 110030, India
Mehrauli/Qutub Minar
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Nice place, well maintained and interesting to see. However if they had some descriptive information about the buildings would be more interesting.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Sumita C
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Its awesome to visit this place as you can see how old infrastructure really is... It is super awesome

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank sachinforyou
Reviewed yesterday

My childhood memories intact, the Qutub is the epitome of delhi. Tall and unfailing, majestic and proud. The beauty of the architecture and the lush green lawns are a perfect recipe for the winter picnics with families, your better halves or just for some soul...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank anirudh g
Reviewed yesterday

Qutub Minar is a tower made sometime between 8th and 10th century CE. Made from sandstone [locally available], it was part of a Hindu temple. The Hindu temple remnants can still be seen with its figures and carvings. [The temple was demolished and replaced with...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Charanjiv S
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Amazing monument and a must visit when in Delhi. Lot of history of Ancient India. Parking spot available but the traffic do get crazy from time to time especially on holidays.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank rajb778
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Amazing architecture... such were the construction feats of those years. Really kept well and worth a visit. Had quite a number of clicks here.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Shashi J
Reviewed yesterday

Qutab-Ud-Din-Aibak, founder of the Delhi Sultanate, started construction of the Qutub Minar's first storey around 1192. In 1220, Aibak's successor and son-in-law Shamsuddin Iltutmish completed a further three storeys. In 1369, a lightning strike destroyed the top storey. Firoz Shah Tughlaq replaced the damaged storey,...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Satendra P
Reviewed yesterday

When you visit this palace you will find lot of things. Big architecture which is not possible by now and it reminds how they made things in such a way that still they exist. Indeed it requires more renovation.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank SonuS1364
Reviewed yesterday

This is an ideal place to spend during winters, just lazing around, watching the birds and flora & fauna of the beautiful place. This structure was built in the 11th century, and was for quite a few centuries, the tallest man made structure in the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank SunilM5815
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

A must visit for everyone...rich heritage of India. Serene and calm place. Rich architecture to bee seen.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Mehrauli/Qutub Minar
Home to the most beautiful step wells in the country,
Jamali Kamali Mosque and a 200 acre park with facets
of heritage peeping at you from every nook and cranny,
Mehrauli is one of those treasure houses where the
stories of the past can go on for years. Visitors need
a whole day at the Mehrauli Archaeological Park to
truly enjoy the opulent 1000-year old legacy of this
neighbourhood. A great spot for picnics, this giant
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15 January 2019|
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Response from York476 | Reviewed this property |
600 rupee and 550 with cc 500 if you have a receipt from another national site but seems like that takes some haggling
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23 November 2018|
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Response from RaviB0188 | Reviewed this property |
Please carry on the safer side. You never know in India.
13 September 2018|
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Response from RavindraC87 | Reviewed this property |
You can spend around 2 hours. If has ancient Indian architecture as well as a non rusting iron pillar from the days of King Ashoka. There are other beautiful monuments but in dilapidated conditions. You may like the place... More