(Qutub Minar, Red Fort & Humayun’s Tomb.)
Delhi is the city with three UNESCO World Heritage monuments; Qutub Minar, Red Fort & Humayun’s Tomb.
Qutub Minar, an exquisite 73 meter tall tower made up of red sandstone and marble was built in 1193 by Qutab-ud-din Aibak immediately after the defeat of Delhi's last Hindu king. Qutub Minar is a lodestar in Indian history which will definitely take you through the era of rich Indian architecture and glorious past.
Once the residence of emperors of Mughal dynasty the Red Fort is a historical fortification in Delhi. This magnificent Fort was built in 1648 by Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan is one of the master piece of Mughal architecture. The elegant red- sandstone walls make this fort almost impregnable. In modern era also the substance of this Fort is no less as since Independence every year Indian Prime Minister delivers Independence Day speech from this historical fort.
Humayun’s Tomb is the absolute mélange of Persian, Turkish and Indian architectural influences. Persian architect Mirak Mirza Ghiyath crafted this splendid mausoleum in the memory of second Mughal Emperor Humayun. Besides these recognized heritage monuments there is lot to explore in Delhi which guarantees the warm hug of rich Indian architecture and splendid heritage.
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