The Alai Minar @ Qutub Complex

The story of an ambitious Sultan and his unfinished minaret from the medieval times 🙂

The Qutub Complex : An introduction (video)

An introduction to the Qutub Complex and the various monuments and places of interest that the complex houses within!

This complex houses the famous minaret, the Qutub Minar and several other historical and architectural gems built during the medieval times. Apart from the Qutub Minar, the Indo-Islamic architecture and the beautiful calligraphy all around the complex are noteworthy!

So now, without using more words, lemme just take you on a virtual heritage walk to this grand and royal complex from medieval India 🙂

In this first episode of this multi-part series we introduce you to the political and cultural situation in this part of the world during medieval times and also give you a glimpse of the various monuments and structures situated within the Qutub Complex!

Happy Exploring 🙂

Exploring “Sanjay Van – Qila Lal Kot” – Episode #4

In this episode we learn about the Delhi of pre-Qutub times and the rise and downfalls of this capital city. We climb atop the ruins of massive walls of Lal Kot ..its a lovely view up there! From one of the highest points in this ridge, we then spot no less than 7 heritage monuments scattered in the Mehrauli area – Quli Khan‘s tomb, Alai Minar, Imam Zamin‘s tomb, Qutub Minar, Yogmaya temple, Gurudwara Banda Bahadur and Maham Anga/Adham Khan‘s tomb ..and some chitchat about these places of interest Awesome fun it was. Hope you’ll like the video 🙂  More Heritage – Music – Travel – Food videos at our Youtube channel >> http://www.youtube.com/adityapathakutube

 

Qutub Minar – Episode 1

There’s much more to the famous QUTUB MINAR Complex than one would imagine! In this episode we bring to you a glimpse of the Medieval India, moving through the Slave Dynasty and the Khaljis. to the story of the unfinished Alai Minar and the Tomb of the Sultan Iltutmish. Happy Exploring!