Qutub Minar

The Qutub complex is a spectacular area that serves as the most impressive tourists’ attraction of the city. There are a number of monuments making this complex and Qutub Minar is one of them that were built in the early 13th century. Qutub Minar is the iconic tower that was built with red sandstone by the Turk rulers and stands as the major attraction for the travellers even to the date. It is counted as one of the iconic World Heritage sites in India that appeals the beholders.

The splendid attraction for tourists

The Qutub Minar is the emblem of Mughal might and reign in the country and has been rebuilt several times after that. The monument serves with different things to different tourists as travellers go there to explore the site with unique purposes including a romantic date, family outing, sightseeing, fine dining and more.

  • There are plenty of hotels and roof-top restaurants near Qutub Minar that offers dining with spell-bounding views from the top.
  • You can spend a romantic evening after taking a moonlight tour of the tower with your loved ones.
  • There are lots of hotels near the stunning monument that provide the best accommodation for the national as well as foreign travellers.
  • You can explore the attractions that are at a short distance of the remarkable Qutub Minar.

The building of Qutub Minar

People who love digging history can find the guides at the entrance of the monument and take a guided tour to this remarkable tower. The architecture of the tower is designed in the Afghan-style with 5 storeys of beautiful structure. The fifth storey of the tower has Quranic text inscribed on it that represent the strong influence of Afghans during the 13th century. There are the riffs, balconies and spiraling staircase inside the tower that witness its unparalleled beauty.

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Qutub Minar Entry Fee

₹30 per person for Indians
₹0 per child (below 15 Years)
₹500 per person for Foreign Tourists
₹25 for Still Camera (non-commercial use)
₹25 for Video Camera (non-commercial use)

Quick Qutub Minar Facts

Type: Monument
Status: UNESCO world heritage site
Qutub Minar Height: 72.5 meters
Qutub Minar diameter at the base: 14.32 meters (47 feet)
Qutub Minar diameter at the top: 2.75 meters (9 feet)
Qutub Minar floors: 5 storeys
Location: Kalka Das Marg, Mahrauli
Qutub Minar Built by: Qutub-ud-din Aibak while the additions were made by his successors Iltutmish and Firoz Shah Tughlaq

Qutub Minar Timings

Monday 7:00 am – 5:00 pm
Tuesday 7:00 am – 5:00 pm
Wednesday 7:00 am – 5:00 pm
Thursday 7:00 am – 5:00 pm
Friday 7:00 am – 5:00 pm
Saturday 7:00 am – 5:00 pm
Sunday 7:00 am – 5:00 pm

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