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Quwwat-ul-Islam Mosque

| Qutb Complex, New Delhi 110030, India
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Lovely

Within the grounds for the Qutub Minar, just next to the Iron Pillar. Very historic and... read more

Reviewed 3 March 2018
Luke-n-LauraB
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St Helier, United Kingdom
Amazing Stonemasonry

Located in the same architectural heritage site as the Qutb Minar Tower, the ruins of the 12th... read more

Reviewed 19 February 2018
mikesierra
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Bourne, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 March 2018

Within the grounds for the Qutub Minar, just next to the Iron Pillar. Very historic and significant, even tho now it is pretty much just a ruins. A guide will be able to explain in great detail, all the intricate stonework and such.

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Reviewed 19 February 2018

Located in the same architectural heritage site as the Qutb Minar Tower, the ruins of the 12th century Quwwat-ul-Islam Mosque (Night of Islam) are impressive; particularly the stone carving decoration created using only hand tools. To get the best from this attraction, it is probably...More

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Reviewed 20 January 2018

This is another of the attractions of the Qutab Complex and you'll only be able to see it by visiting the site including all the other sub-attractions. The mosque dates back to the initial conquest of the region by the Muslims and the mosque was...More

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Reviewed 27 December 2017 via mobile

This mosque is located within Qutub Complex. The mosque is in ruins now but few parts are extremely well maintained despite the fact that it was built in 13th century!

Thank Kumar S
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Reviewed 12 November 2017

This mosque is located on the site of the Qutab Minar and is in fact adjacent to the location of the tower. The mosque has a very distinctive arch, the Alai Darwaza, which contains some intricate designs and incorporates designs which appear to be Stars...More

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Reviewed 8 September 2017

Walking around the Original Mosque, it is fascinating to see the arcades of reused sandstone pillars reportedly salvaged from 27 Hindu and Jain temples that Qutb-ud-din Aibak conquered when he captured Delhi. The images of some of the Hindu gods were chiseled away to make...More

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Reviewed 27 July 2017

Quwwat-ul-Islam Mosque is located in Qutub Minar . This place is amazing to explore and even amazing place for Photoshoot . The architecture of the mosque is amazing .

Thank 268yusufn
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Reviewed 15 June 2017

The Quwwat-ul-Islam is located inside Qutub complex, celebrating the Muslim conquest of India. This is the first mosque of all India, thus the significance of this place. It is built of red sandstone, gray quartz, and white marble, but is probably inspired by the iron...More

Thank MikeFJones
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Reviewed 25 April 2017

As a history buff, I found the ruins of this 12th-century mosque -- the first in India -- to be one of the more interesting attractions in New Delhi's Qutub complex. The mosque, constructed with the remains of 27 demolished Hindu and Jain temples served...More

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Reviewed 23 February 2017

This was actually the first mosque in India built 1192-1316, from hindu temples that were demolished.Now only ruins, but the craftmanship and carvings on many of the pillars can still be seen,

Thank alisdair t
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