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Iltutmish's Tomb

Kalakadas Marg, New Delhi 110030, India
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Beauty carved on Stone

This memorial of Iltutmish , who was king and son n law of earlier King , is areal beauty carved... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Amolak Rattan K
Beautiful specimen of Indo Islamic architecture

During my vacation in Delhi, I had visited the Qutub Minar complex and this beautiful tomb... read more

Reviewed 5 May 2018
Kaushik G
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Mumbai
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Kalakadas Marg, New Delhi 110030, India
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This memorial of Iltutmish , who was king and son n law of earlier King , is areal beauty carved out in Stone . The grave of the King is highly polished marble. The dome is missing, yet the remains tell a story of carving...More

Thank Amolak Rattan K
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Reviewed 5 May 2018

During my vacation in Delhi, I had visited the Qutub Minar complex and this beautiful tomb dedicated to Delhi Emperor Iltutmish is located after crossing the giant Qutub Minar and Iron Pillar inside the complex. The interior of this tomb is very beautiful with intricately...More

Thank Kaushik G
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Reviewed 31 March 2018

Built in 1235, it is even difficult for people of this generation to think about the lives of people 800 years ago. This tomb is one reminder of that era. Greatly maintained. Must visit.

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Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

This tomb is located within the Qutub Complex and is a must visit place if you are visiting Qutub. The cravings on walls will immediately seek your attention.

1  Thank Kumar S
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Reviewed 15 June 2017

The tomb of Iltutmish was built in 1235 A.D. It is situated just outside the north-west corner of the Quwwat-ul-Islam near the Qutub Minar.Inside the tomb there are three mihrabs (prayer niches). The central one of these is located higher than the other two and...More

Thank MikeFJones
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Reviewed 22 May 2017

05 March, 2016. I had a cousin visiting us from the US, and we chose the Qutub complex to go, a place which we had visited together as children, a good four decades back. One of the prominent places of interest inside the Qutub complex...More

Thank sumantra_travel
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Reviewed 19 April 2017

really in my idea this was the most beautiful tomb in the complex , its external face never shows the beauty which you see as you enter the tomb . two beautiful calligraphy carving whole inside the tomb .uniformity of the art work on the...More

Thank MohammadNejad
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Reviewed 12 April 2016

The tomb of Sultan Iltutmish is located with in the Qutab Complex. What one sees is the cenotaph whilst the actual tomb is underground (whose access is blocked). The interior of the walls surrounding the tomb have beautiful calligraphy with inscriptions from the Quran adorning...More

1  Thank Sneha1301
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Reviewed 27 November 2015

Plain on the outside but surprisingly ornate on the inside, the Tomb of Iltutmish was the first Islamic tomb of India. ... To the north-west of Quwwat-ul-Islam Mosque, in the Qutub Minar complex, New Delhi, is located the Tomb of Iltutmish

Thank kaushal874
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Reviewed 22 September 2015

It is said that Qutubuddin Aibak commenced the construction of the Qutub Minar and it was left to Iltutmish to complete the most outstanding architecture tower anywhere in the world. It was early time of the Islamic rule and the architects in India had yet...More

1  Thank SatyendraGarg
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