Qutb Minar India

Rising 237 feet above a ruined mosque complex, this early Indo-Islamic tower is the tallest brick minaret in the world. It has a unique fluted design and is decorated with intricate reliefs and verses from the Quran. Begun around 1198, it is thought to be based on models in Afghanistan.

Quick Facts

Go Historic ID
250410
Names
Qutb Minar