Journey trip no. #3: unbelievable shot of Qutub Minar: an ancient monument still present.

in #life2 years ago (edited)


Qutub Minar is the second one tallest and ever attractive ancient monument of India located in Delhi at Aurobindo Marg, Mehrauli. it's far constructed in precise architectural style using red sandstones and marble. it's miles considered that Mughals constructed this victory tower to rejoice their victories over the Rajputs. it is counted amongst famous towers of the sector and introduced to the world heritage websites. it's far seventy three meter tall tower having 14.3 metre base diameter, 2.7 meter pinnacle diameter, 379 staircases and 5 storey constructing.


the construction of the Qutub Minar become commenced with the aid of the Qutab-ud-din Aibak but finished via the Iltutmish. the construction of this minar changed into completed in 1200 A.D. it's miles one of the remarkable masterpieces of the Mughal architecture having variety of storeys with lovely carvings. it is one of the attractive sightseeing which pulls a big crowed each year from each corners of the world. It had faced many damages because of the earthquakes but restored and renovated every time by means of the respective rulers. Firoz Shah had repaired its two pinnacle flooring which become broken within the earthquake. any other restoration become achieved by the Sikandar Lodi in 1505 and principal Smith in 1794 to restore broken components of the minar. It opens up at 6am in the morning and closed at 6pm in the nighttime regular of the week.




The minar is built many years ago using crimson sandstone, sandstones and marbles. It incorporates numerous flanged and cylindrical shafts and its storey is separated with the aid of balconies. the first three storeys of the Qutub minar are built the usage of crimson sandstone however fourth and fifth storeys are constructed using marble and sandstone. there's a Quwwat-ul-Islam Mosque (considered as the first mosque constructed in India) at the bottom of this minar. there's an iron pillar of top 7 meter within the Qutb complicated written with Brahmic inscriptions. The partitions of the minar are written with various verses from the Quran (Muslim’s holy mythological scripture). It also carries its history written in Devnagari and Arabic characters.




it is the well-known monument of traveller sights including other systems close to it. From historical time, it's far believed that one that encircle it (iron pillar) with palms by status in the front of it along with his lower back, could get his all needs fulfilled. travelers from many corners of the arena come here every 12 months to peer the beauty of this historical and specific monument.











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