Qutab Minar: This is another wonderful place to visit in Delhi. You may not know that Qutab Minar is the tallest brick minaret not only in India, but also in the entire world and is a wonderful representation of Indo-Islamic architecture. It was built in 1206, though the reason for building the monument is still unknown.
Details for the timings and ticket price - The closing time of Qutub Minar is 5 PM. It is open all days of the week. The entry fee of Qutub Minar is Rs.30 per person for Indian residents, while for the foreign tourists, the ticket charges are Rs.500 per person.
Are There Metro Stations Near the Qutub Minar?
There are four metro stations that are located close to the Qutub Minar. For those not familiar with the metro, it is officially called the Delhi Metro, which is rapid transit system serving the city of Delhi and surrounding areas. It is divided into various lines, namely: Red Line, Yellow Line, Blue Line, Green Line, Violet Line and Orange Line (Airport Express). All the closest metro stations to the Qutub Minar are located on the Yellow Line of the Delhi Metro.
The nearest metro station to the Qutub Minar is the Qutub Minar Metro Station, around 1.6 kilometres away from one another. This metro station was opened in the year 2008, so it has been around for 9 years already. It takes around 20 minutes to reach the Qutub Minar from this metro station by walking. But you can also opt to take an auto rickshaw or cab to reach the monument from it. Alternatively, there's the option to take a bus too, but you would only reach the Mehrauli Terminal which is still a few meters away from the Qutub Minar.