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Alai Minar

Kalakadas Marg | Qutb Complex, New Delhi 110030, India
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Kalakadas Marg | Qutb Complex, New Delhi 110030, India
Mehrauli/Qutub Minar
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The base of a Minar which was planned to be bigger and better than Qutb Minar , is a structure of unfinished base planned by Alauddin Khilji . The small structure gives a glimpse of the vision of the proposed monument . Amolak Rattan Kohli...More

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The king wanted to make another minar like the existing qutub minar but was not able to do so. Hence it is in half built state.

1  Thank amitkumar_bec
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Reviewed 24 May 2018

The Alai Minar is in the same compound as the Qutab Minar. Seeing this brought back old memories of visiting this place as a school student. Its well maintained and the surrounding area is quite clean as well.

2  Thank PushExplore
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Reviewed 14 May 2018

This is an abandoned construction of a minar near the famous Qutab Minar. It is believed to be built taller than minar but due to King’s demise, the construction was put on hold in between. Its is often ignored by tourist in favour of its...More

1  Thank Nikhil P
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Reviewed 11 May 2018 via mobile

It was supposed to look like qutub minar and even taller than that. But, after the death of the ruler , the construction was stopped by the succeeding ruler. Half built and fetches no attention.

Thank Ashish D
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Reviewed 3 May 2018

During my vacation in Delhi, I had visited the magnificent Qutub Minar complex and this unfinished monument is located in this complex. This monument is wider in dimension than the Qutub Minar but height is much lesser since it could not be completed by then...More

Thank Kaushik G
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Reviewed 31 March 2018

One of the added monuments that you can see if you visit Qutub Minar. Tells you a lot about the people of 1300s.

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Reviewed 7 February 2018 via mobile

Started by King Alauddin Khilji, and his wish was to built this double height of Qutub minar and a big mosqie. But work came to halt after his death and never got completed. Famous Poet Ameer Khusroo wrote about the noble intention of constructing Alai...More

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Reviewed 31 January 2018

Construction was started by Alauddin Khilji to be larger than Qutub Minar but the work was not completed. It came to a halt in 1316. It is located in the Qutub Complex. It was supposed to be twice the height of the Qutub Minar but...More

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Reviewed 20 January 2018

I'm not sure why this gets a separate listing in Trip Advisor as there is no way to see this if you don't go to visit the Qutab Minar complex. This is the unfinished minar, the one that would have been absolutely phenomenal in size...More

2  Thank Koshkha
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