IMG_4827 Lalkot was the first of the seven legendary cities of Delhi, it was constructed in the 11th century by king Anangpal Tomar. Lalkot was conquered by Muhammed...
Lalkot was the first of the seven legendary cities of Delhi, it was constructed in the 11th century by king Anangpal Tomar. Lalkot was conquered by Muhammed…
IMG_4830 The minar has a diameter of 14m at the base and 2.75m at the top. The height is 72.5m and the minar contains a staircase with 379 steps. It is the highest stone...
The minar has a diameter of 14m at the base and 2.75m at the top. The height is 72.5m and the minar contains a staircase with 379 steps. It is the highest stone…
IMG_4832 The Qutb minar was built by Qutbu'd-din-aibak (first storey) and his successor Iltutmish (the other 3 streys) around 1200. The fourth storey was dismantled...
The Qutb minar was built by Qutbu'd-din-aibak (first storey) and his successor Iltutmish (the other 3 streys) around 1200. The fourth storey was dismantled…
IMG_4831 In the lowest storey, angular and circular flutings alternate, in the second storey the flutings are circular and in the third storey are angular, still aligned...
In the lowest storey, angular and circular flutings alternate, in the second storey the flutings are circular and in the third storey are angular, still aligned…
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IMG_4841 Alai minar, 1311. The unfinished minar is named after Ala-ud-din Khalji, who had doubled the size of the mosque on the Qutb complex and intended on constructing...
Alai minar, 1311. The unfinished minar is named after Ala-ud-din Khalji, who had doubled the size of the mosque on the Qutb complex and intended on constructing…
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IMG_4844 Iron pillar cast in the 4th century AD. According to the inscription of the pillar, it was set as a standard for God Vishnu on the hill known as Vishnupada in...
Iron pillar cast in the 4th century AD. According to the inscription of the pillar, it was set as a standard for God Vishnu on the hill known as Vishnupada in…
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IMG_4849 Quwwatul-Islam masjid, the "might of islam mosque", consists of a rectangular courtyard (43x33m) surrounded by cloisters erected by Qutbuddin Aibak with the...
Quwwatul-Islam masjid, the "might of islam mosque", consists of a rectangular courtyard (43x33m) surrounded by cloisters erected by Qutbuddin Aibak with the…
IMG_4861 The mosque was constructed between 1193 and 1197. A massive stone screen of 5 arches was put up in front of the prayer hall, which imparted an islamic character...
The mosque was constructed between 1193 and 1197. A massive stone screen of 5 arches was put up in front of the prayer hall, which imparted an islamic character…
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IMG_4863 The courtyard and the galleries of hindu and jain columns.
The courtyard and the galleries of hindu and jain columns.
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