Minar in Delhi, India
|Height||73 metres (240 ft)|
|Designated||1993 (17th session)|
|Construction||Started by Qutb-ud-din Aibak / completed by his son-in-law Iltutmish|
Qutub Minar[n 1] (Hindi: कुतुब मीनार) is a minaret. It forms a part of the Qutab complex. This is a UNESCO World Heritage Site in Mehrauli, Delhi, India. Qutub Minar is 73 metres (240 feet) tall. It has five storeys. It gets narrower from bottom to top. It is 14 metres (47 feet) in diameter at the ground. It is 2.7 metres (9 feet) in diameter at the top. A spiral staircase rises 379 steps to the top inside.
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- Also spelled Qutab Minar or Qutb Minar.