Listed as one of India’s UNESCO World Heritage sites, Qutub Minar or Qutb Minar is the tallest minaret located in New Delhi. Considered to be the pride of Delhi, the minaret is visited by at least three million visitors each year making it a favorite and one of the most visited tourist destinations in India. This tower symbolizes the power of Islam, a tower of defense and victory.
Inspired by the Minaret of Jam found in Afghanistan, Qutub Minar is a five-storey tower constructed by Qutab-un-din-Aibak, the earliest Muslim ruler of Delhi. The tower was built in 1192 and was believed to be completed by Qutab-un-din-Aibak’s successor, [Read more…]