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Tuesday
Jan152013

India: Delhi: Qutab Minar

One of the first stops of sites seen was the Qutab Minar, a 72.5 meter tall tower, made in 1192 of sandstone and marble. A World Heritage Site having survived lightning storms and the test of time, the Qutab Minar has remained an impressive structure of unique and beautiful Islamic design.

They no longer allow people to climb up it and it's already begining to lean, but I'm not the first to notice, apparently, it started to lean shortly after it was built.

Here is a journey through the Qutab complex....in all its ancient Mughal glory.

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Reader Comments (3)

Oh how I've missed your photography!! Hope you had yourself a great holiday and Happy New Year!! Xx

January 16, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterKristina

I learned about this in my Asian art class in college...I need to visit one day!

January 16, 2013 | Unregistered Commenterjaime @ laviejaime

Thanks Kristina!! Happy New Year!
Jaime, you'd love it - I studied Indian art too, and it's incredible to see in person!

January 16, 2013 | Registered CommenterSmita

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