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Qutub Minar



With a height of 72.5 meter, Qutub Minar is the tallest minaret in India and world's tallest brick minaret. The minar is recognised as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

In AD 1199, Qutb-u'd-Din Aibak, the first sultan of Delhi, laid the foundation stones of Kutub Minar. Qutb-u'd-Din died after completion of only first story of the Minar. Qutb-u'd-Din successor and son-in-law, Shamsu'd-Din Iitutmish completed the minar and added three more stories to it.

Visitors are not permitted to enter or climb up the Qutub Minar.