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Mehrauli, Seth Sarai, Mehrauli, New Delhi, Delhi 110030, India

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About Qutub Minar

Qutub Minar is one of the most imposing monuments of India. You can site Qutub Minar in Mehrauli in the South Delhi. Built by Qutub-ud-din Aibak in the year 1199, it is said to be completed by his successor and son in law Shamsu'd-Din- Iltutmish. This tall impressive structure is visited by thousands of travelers every year from all over the world. It has been counted as the highest brick tower in the whole wide world. This five story structure is listed as the World Heritage Site.

Attractions Near Qutub Minar

The Garden of Five Senses
The Garden of Five Senses1.7km from Qutub Minar

An amalgamation of color and fragrance, texture and form evokes the awareness of touch, smell, sight, sound and taste. Emphasis is on the natural, the sounds of nature are accentuated by carefully selected music, the rocky terrain invites you to touch, the fragrant shrubs and herbs stimulates the smell and food courts please the tongue. The Garden of Five Senses is a celebration of aesthetic expression and appreciation, a seamless dialogue between the creations of the man and nature.

Dilli Haat
Dilli Haat5.79km from Qutub Minar

Dilli Haat is a paid-entrance open-air food plaza and craft Village located in Delhi run by Delhi tourism and transport development corporation. Unlike the traditional weekly market, the village Haat, Dilli Haat is permanent. It is located in the commercial centres of South Delhi.

Tughlaqabad Fort
Tughlaqabad Fort7.46km from Qutub Minar

Tughlaqabad Fort is a ruined fort in Delhi built by Ghiyas ud-Din Tughluq, the founder of the Tughlaq dynasty which ruled most of the Indian sub continent  at its prime between 1330 and 1335. The fort consists of massive stone fortifications that surround the irregular ground plan of the city. Today most of the city ruins is inaccessible due to dense thorny vegetation.

ISKCON Temple Delhi-Glory Of India, New Delhi

Sri sri Radha Parthasarathy temple is a well known Vaishnav temple of Lord Krishna. The Temple was inaugurated on 5 April 1998 by the then Prime Minister of India. This is one of the largest temple complexes in India.

Mausoleum of Ghiyasuddin Tughlaq
Mausoleum of Ghiyasuddin Tughlaq7.61km from Qutub Minar

The tomb of Ghiyath al-Din Tughluq, founder of the Tughluq dynasty in India. He was died in 1325, during collapse of a pavilion built in his honour. The Mausoleum has three tombs: of Ghiyath al-Din Tughluq and the other two are belived to be of those of his wife and his son. The Mausoleum compound also consists of a smaller tomb which houses the remains of Zafar Khan, a general of the Delhi Sultanate ruler Alauddin Khalji.

Safdarjung Tomb
Safdarjung Tomb7.61km from Qutub Minar

Safdarjung Tomb is a sandstone and marble mausoleum in Delhi. The monument has an ambience of spaciousness and an imposing presence with its domed and arched red brown and white coloured structures. Safdarjung, Nawab of Oudh.

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Delhi, officially the National Capital Territory of Delhi, is a city and a union territory of India containing New Delhi, the capital of India. Through most of its history, Delhi has served as a capital of various kingdoms and empires. Under the Delhi Sultanate, it was an Imperial City.

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