MONUMENTS OF INDIA – QUTUB MINAR
The Qutub Minar is a tower, located in Delhi (India). It is the world’s tallest brick minaret with a height of 72.5 meters. The Qutub Minar is one of the earliest and most prominent examples of Islamic culture architecture.
The Qutub Minar was made in red and buff sandstone and is the highest tower in India. This Minar has diameter of about 14.32m at the base and 2.75m on the top. The construction of this tower was commenced by Qutb-ud-din Aibak who won Delhi from the Prithviraj under Muhammad Ghori as his chief commander.
The Qutab Minar is surrounded by several other ancient and medieval structures and ruins, collectively known as Qutub Complex. It is a very beautiful monument, and attracts tourists from every corner of the country as well as round the world.