Are you considering Delhi sightseeing? The world famous Qutub Complex cannot be missed out. It is situated in the Mehrauli, South Delhi and is the home to a number of monuments, buildings, including Qutub Minar. Among all the structures, Qutub Minar is the most famous minaret which was built to honor the Sufi saint by the name Qutbuddin Bakhtiar Kaki. The foundation was laid by Qutb-ud-din-Aibak. When you take up a Delhi sightseeing tour, do not forget to include Qutub Complex in your travel itinerary. The complex is being declared as the UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Some of the classical monuments and structures to be discovered
When you take up Qutub Complex sightseeing, you can visit the following structures:
· Qutub Minar is the foremost structure here having the height of 72.5 metres which is huge. The victory tower was constructed during 1193-1368 by Qutub-Ud-Din-Aibak. The must-see structure is the real architectural wonder.
· Ala-i-Minar is an incomplete structure commissioned by Ala-Ud-din-Khilji to be constructed at the height almost double of Qutab Minar. But it is only 25.4 metres.
· The rust resistant Iron Pillar is very famous. Within the Qutub Complex, you can find this 7 meter tall pillar built by Chandragupta II Vikramaditya.
· The small building in square shape is Ala-I-Darwaza, featuring a dome which was used as the entrance to Quwwat-ul-Islam mosque. It is dedicated to Turkestani Iman.
Some of the other sites to be discovered here include Tomb of Iltutmish, Alauddin Khilji’s Tomb and Madrasa, Sultan Ghari. A visit to Qutub Complex is must if you are considering Delhi sightseeing.
Qutub Complex is very famous for the fact that it harbors a lot many buildings of great historical importance. Delhi Travel Company can offer you a customized package and include a trip to Qutub Complex.