Tuesday, 5 March 2013

Qutb Minar and its Monuments, Delhi, India (UNESCO WH Site)


Built in the early 13th century a few kilometres south of Delhi, the red sandstone tower of Qutb Minar is 72.5 m high, tapering from 2.75 m in diameter at its peak to 14.32 m at its base, and alternating angular and rounded flutings. The surrounding archaeological area contains funerary buildings, notably the magnificent Alai-Darwaza Gate, the masterpiece of Indo-Muslim art (built in 1311), and two mosques, including the Quwwatu'l-Islam, the oldest in northern India, built of materials reused from some 20 Brahman temples.

Sender: Parul K., Received on: 4 Mar, 2013, Travel Time: 18 days
14th November 2010: CHILDREN'S DAY - Denomination INR 05.00
 01st December 2009: GREETINGS - Denomination INR 05.00
05 th August 2011: RASHTRAPATI BHAVAN - Denomination INR 05.00

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