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Qutub Minar
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Minar in Delhi, India
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Height 73 metres (240 ft)
Type Cultural
Criteria 4
Designated 1993 (17th session)
Reference no. 233
Country  India
Continent Asia
Construction Started by Qutb-ud-din Aibak / completed by his son-in-law Iltutmish

Qutub Minar (Hindi: कुतुब मीनार) is a minaret. It forms a part of the Qutab complex. This is a UNESCO World Heritage Site in Mehrauli, Delhi, India. Qutub Minar is 73 metres (240 feet) tall. It has five storeys. It gets narrower from bottom to top. It is 14 metres (47 feet) in diameter at the ground. It is 2.7 metres (9 feet) in diameter at the top. A spiral staircase rises 379 steps to the top inside.

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