A short guide on Qutub Minar


Delhi is one of the major cities and the capital of the country. With regards to the historical wonders of the country the Qutub Minar goes on to occupy a special place. It is located in Mehrauli, the south of Delhi. Though you may have come across a lot of information about this place which is located right in the middle and some people are of the opinion that it happens to be just above average. There is a tower in the centre, which is referred to as Qutub Minar complex and in the adjoining areas, it is considered to be the best and has been conferred the tag of a heritage site by UNESCO.

Whatever be the reason for the formation of it and why it has gone of originate, it is considered to be one of the major landmarks of Delhi. But when you go on to compare it with the other landmarks of the city; it is slowly going to lose its importance as well. The place is so crowded and there is traffic all the time that it has lost its sheen to the modernity aspect. When you look at the monument the first thing that comes to your mind is that it is a replica of Indo- Afghan or Islam architecture. The top of the monument has been built by the British rulers, but now days this has been banned as it had gone on to become a favourite suicide point for all the dejected lovers. When stones were dislodged from the Minar, it went on to contain Arabic writings along with Hindu images, which put a question mark about the origin of it.

In fact, the more and more you study about it, interesting facts ought to stand out. It is in the form of an iron pillar which has not been rusted for centuries and certainly thumbs up for the Indian smelters. There is another interesting piece of information about the monument as anyone standing in front of the mirror with their back facing can go on to encircle the mirror and you can take stock of the fact that all the desires which you have in your mind will be fulfilled. But all is not a bed of roses and this monument has some dangers as well because it is located in Delhi. Since the city is prone to earth quakes the possibility of such a situation arising cannot be ruled out as well.

Since this happens to be a historical point in the city, public transportation facilities are in abundance and if you have your own vehicle, then things tend to become less complicated. As far as the Qutub Minar timings are concerned,it is open from 7 in the morning to 5 in the evening. In fact, you can go on to roam this place without anyone even disturbing you. It is an ancient, and at the same time, a beautiful monument which you can plan to visit with your family along with friends. For the kids, the garden area is large, and they can wander around and go on to fully express themselves. But do teach them to make the place clean as we need to preserve one of the wonders of the country.

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