Qutub Minar, which was constructed in 1193 by the first ruler of the famous Slave Dynasty. The monument is nestled amid the Qutub Complex which also houses may other popular and historically significant monuments.
But towering at 73m in height, the Qutub Minar has its charm. This was built in the owner of a Sufi Saint, highly patronised by Qutub-ud-din Aibak. If you walk around this complex you will also come across the ruins of several ancient monuments like the Quwwat-ul-Islam, which was said to be the first mosques in India. The Qutub Minar is also surrounded by lovely brick minarets that just add a charm to the main attraction.
How to reach:
Nearest airport: Delhi International Airport is 11kms away, connected with regular daily flights.
Nearest railway station: Delhi junction and stations has frequent options from all over India.