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Qutub Minar, New Delhi

Posted by
Sunder (Chennai, India) on 12 April 2011 in Cityscape & Urban and Portfolio.

The Qutub Minar is a tower located in Delhi, India. It is the world's tallest brick minaret with a height of 72.5 meters (237.8 ft). Construction commenced by Qutb-ud-din Aibak who won Delhi from the Prithviraj under Muhammad of Ghor as his commander in chief, and finished by Iltutmish, The Qutub Minar is notable for being one of the earliest and most prominent examples of Indo-Islamic architecture. It is surrounded by several other ancient and medieval structures and ruins, collectively known as Qutub complex.

kiwisa from North Shore, New Zealand

Fabulous composition and very interesting information.

12 Apr 2011 6:51am

Nina from Haute Loire, France

Beautiful architecture!....Interesting information...

12 Apr 2011 7:02am

jpla from St Barthélémy d, France

Jolie composition ! Je te souhaite une agréable journée
JP

12 Apr 2011 7:02am

DULCIE from Danville, CA, United States

I just love the leading line of that pathway between the textured trees
and the rich earthy color of that tower. Gorgeous !!

12 Apr 2011 7:27am

Andy Wong from Hong Kong, China

Good composition, great shot!

12 Apr 2011 7:35am

Lougris from Toulouse, France

auréolé d'une belle lumière orange ! une belle construction !

12 Apr 2011 8:27am

CElliottUK from Reading, United Kingdom

I'm trying to guess the age-10th Century? Anyway lovely shot and great documentation

12 Apr 2011 9:11am

Thomas from Paris, France

Nice composition! Great perspective.

12 Apr 2011 9:23am

PRASHANT from Mumbai, India

Great POV...

12 Apr 2011 9:55am

Yvon from Orleans, France

I see a few time this minar
nice capture, Sunder

12 Apr 2011 2:14pm

Stephen from Canberra, Australia

Wonderful minaret - lovely vista along this avenue of trees.

12 Apr 2011 3:02pm

Calusarus from St Sorlin en Valloire, France

A very interesting minar shot

12 Apr 2011 5:18pm

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

A beautiful shot of this lovely brick minaret. I like those warm colors.

12 Apr 2011 5:46pm