Qutub Minar - Great Attractions (New Delhi, India) [HD]

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Uploaded on November 12, 2010 by geobeats.com

Take a tour of Qutub Minar in New Delhi, India – part of the World’s Greatest Attractions series by GeoBeats.

One of the finest and earliest examples of Indian-Islamic architecture is the Qutub Minar tower.

The minaret, or tower, is a distinctive characteristic of Islamic mosques.

This minaret is the tallest of its kind in the world, standing 234 feet high.

Estimated to be built in the 13th century, the site was built for prayer services.

Ornate carvings on the inside are typical of the architecture at the time.

The larger Qutub complex includes other ancient ruins and structures.

Up top from such a great height, the view is certainly memorable.

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India, New, Delhi, Qutub, Minar, Travel & Outdoors
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