India - Qutb Minar and its Monuments, Delhi

"Built in the early 13th century a few kilometres south of Delhi, the red sandstone tower of Qutb Minar is 72.5 m high, tapering from 2.75 m in diameter at its peak to 14.32 m at its base, and alternating angular and rounded flutings. The surrounding archaeological area contains funerary buildings, notably the magnificent Alai-Darwaza Gate, the masterpiece of Indo-Muslim art (built in 1311), and two mosques, including the Quwwatu'l-Islam, the oldest in northern India, built of materials reused from some 20 Brahman temples." Source: UNESCO World Heritage


Postcard 1
Qutub Minar, Delhi, India. Thanks to Ahmed of Hyderabad, India.






Postcard 2
This is my first and currently only postcard of New Delhi. It is Qutb Minar, a UNESCO and famous tourist landmark. Really nice famous people stamps including former Prime Minister Mrs Indira Gandhi. Thanks so much to Abhishek. Namatase.






Postcard 3
Visited Qutab Minar and bought this postcard there. It is a UNESCO World Heritage. I mailed with a matching stamp from New Delhi Airport post office in November 2016.

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