Qutub Minar’ is located in Delhi, India. It is the highest stone tower in India. It is a little over 72 meters high and built in Red Sandstone. It contains 379 stairs to reach the top and the diameter of base is 14.3 meters where as the last store is of 2.7 meters.
The walls of the minar intricately carved and inscribed with verses from the holy Quran. Qutub Minar is also a significant historical monument. It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
The construction of Qutub Minar was started by Qutub-ud-din-Aibek in 12th century. But it was completed by his successor Iltutmish. It is often viewed as a symbol of the military might of the Turko-Afghan dynasty.