Qutub Minar

Start the second day of your Delhi itinerary at one of the tallest and oldest stone towers in the world. Construction on the 240-foot Qutub minaret began in 1193; the last story was completed in 1368. The minaret is a part of the larger Qutb archeological complex, which contains a fascinating array of ruins. You can explore tombs, a mosque, and an Iron Pillar (dating back to the 4th century). Each building has intricately carved stone walls; a closer look reveals flowers, animals, and swirling calligraphy.

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