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7 Interesting Facts About Qutub Minar, Delhi, India

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1. The Qutub Minar is the tallest brick minaret in the world.

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2. It is considered to be the Tower of Victory, built by Qutubuddin Aibak.

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3. Qutub Minar is a 12th century historical monument and also a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

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4. There is a mosque called Quwwat-Ul-Islam. Though in ruins, it is noted to be the first mosque built in India.

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5. There are 379 stairs inside the minaret to reach the top.

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6. There is a 2,000 years old iron pillar in the complex that hasn’t rusted in over two centuries.

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7. It is also the first Indian monument to have an E-ticket facility. The entry fee is Rs 10.

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