You may not know but it is true that the eminent Qutab Minar in Delhi is the tallest monument in India, made of red sandstone with height of 72 meters, and base is 14.3 meters. While looking at its soaring formation, one’s heart always questions that what was the main reason behind making it too big. It is a matchless token to remember the bygone Mughals who were habitual of building victory towers, and hence the then Qutub-ud-din Aibak kept his foundation and his successor or his son-in-law Shamsu'd-Din- Iitutmish finally completed it by adding three more storeys. However, being an architectural marvel of the 13th century, it is also called a minaret that gives you all possible reasons to come here repeatedly.
Qutub Minar of Delhi is a 5 storied tower still manages to look stanch overlooking the damages caused by the havoc of time. Its extensive lushness owing to green manicured gardens really make it favorite amongst all. Endless vacationers come here to loiter around during winters as each tower has unique deigning. Talking about the inscriptions at the foot of the minaret, they positively determine that the last storey was added by Firoz Shah Tughlak. Plan your time to take a proper glimpse of varied Arabic inscriptions telling the history of Qutub. Undoubtedly, this Mughal monument has lot that energize your travel spirit like Tomb of Iitutmish, Alai, Minar, Quwwat-ul-Islam, and so on and really don’t mind to get captured in your camera as a reminder of your beautiful visit.
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