Short Essay on ‘Qutub Minar’ (110 Words)

Qutub Minar

‘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 the base is 14.3 meters whereas the last store is 2.7 meters. 

The walls of the minar are 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 the 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.