Qutub Minar To Get A Direct Skywalk + More Interesting Facts
India has several heritage sites which are listed in the World Heritage Sites. A lot of learnings can be obtained from these sites. Qutub Minar is a 12th century brick minaret. It is one amongst the three World Heritage Sites in Delhi. The other two World Heritage Sites in Delhi are Red Fort and Humayun’s Tomb.A lot of tourists visits these sites. Delhi has lot many tourist places and these spots has to be maintained. Being, the capital city of India, it has mixed crowd across the country.
The Delhi Government has announced the allocation of Rs 10 crore for the development of Delhi tourism. A skywalk will soon be organized from Qutub Minar Metro station to the world heritage site. The walkway will begin from Mehrauli Archaeological Complex.
Here are some interesting facts about Qutub Minar:
1.Talk about the tallest minaret made out of brick and it is Qutub Minar. It is 74 metres tall. It is the second tallest minar in India after Fateh Burj which is in Mohali.
2. The iron pillars are around 2000 years old, yet they aren’t rusted. The archaeologists are curious to know about it and research is going on it.
3. There were Jain Temples which were destroyed. The Qutub Minar complex is said to house these Jain Temples. Later on these stones were used to build Qutub Minar.
4. You can see Arabic inscriptions when you visit this heritage site. These Arabic inscription reveals that Qutub Minar was built to serve as a place to carry out Namaz on everyday basis. There were many religious sentiments who would never miss their daily prayer.
Interesting! Isn’t it?
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