The Qutub Minar is 72.5 meters high tower built by Qutab-ud-din Aibak in the year 1193 as a symbol of victory against Delhiā€™s last Hindu ruler. The tower not just stands as a significant historical monument in India but also as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

The Qutub Minar timing is from 6 a.m to 6 p.m. The monument remains open to the public on all days of the week.


  •   Monday To Saturday
  •       6:00am – 6:00pm
  •   Sunday
  •       6:00am – 6:00pm

Quick Facts

  • Standing at a height of 72.5 metres, it is the tallest minaret in the world.
  • At one point of time, the top floor of the minaret was destroyed by lightning and had to be rebuilt.
  • The staircase to the top of the minaret has 379 stairs.

How To Reach ?

  • By Air:Delhi has good air connectivity with all the major cities of India and the world. Indira Gandhi International Airport is the major airport in Delhi which has both domestic and international flight services.
  • By Rail:The Qutub Minar is around 17 km from New Delhi Railway Station.
  • By Road:Delhi is well connected by roads. You can reach the Qutub Minar from all the major bus terminals in and around Delhi.