8 Most Famous And Tallest Minar in India

Qutub Minar of Delhi is well known to every is one as the tallest brick minaret in the world but  Fateh Burj is tallest tower in India. There are few more tallest minar in India located at different cities like Daulatabad,Ahmedabad and Raichur. Other then listed below towers some of other notable tallest structures in India are Rajabai Clock Tower Mumbai,Vijay Stambha Chittorgarh and Rameswaram TV Tower.

 Fateh Burj

The Fateh Burj or Victory Tower is the tallest victory tower with height of 328 ft in the city of Mohali, Punjab and dedicated to establishment of the Sikh rule. Image Source: sikhiwiki

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Qutub Minar Delhi

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The Qutub Tower is the tallest minaret in India made by red sandstone and marble with an height of 72.5 m(237.8 ft). Qutub Minar is a UNESCO World Heritage Site surrounded by many other ancient historical monuments, collectively known as Qutub complex monuments. Qutub Minar tower was started building by qutub-ud-din Aibak and completed by Iltutmish.

Chand Minar Daulatabad

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The Tower of Moon is the second tallest minar tower of India located at Daulatabad near the Aurangabad district of Maharashtra. Chand Minar tower is 64 m (210 ft) high Minaret situated inside the Daulatabad fort built by Ala-ud-din Bahmani and considered to be one of the most outstanding specimens of Muslim architecture.

Shaheed Minar Kolkata

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The Ochterlony Monument or Shaheed Minar is located in central Kolkata with an height of 48 m (157 ft). Shaheed Minar monument offers stunning bird’s eye view of the city and has a beautiful Maidan around. The monument was constructed in the memory of victory over the Anglo-Nepalese War of British East India Company.

Jhulta Minar Ahmedabad

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The Shaking Minaret or Jhulta Minar is one of the most popular tourist attraction of Ahmedabad. Jhulta Minar are two minarets in the Sidi Bashir mosque,located opposite the Ahmedabad Railway station,Gujarat.

Iswari Minar Jaipur

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The Iswari Minar Swarga Sal is a minaret in Jaipur city of Rajasthan. Iswari Minar is low-rise building and offers an excellent views over the old city and famous Tripolia Bazaar.

Char Minar Hyderabad

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The Charminar is most famous monument, a mosque and a global icon of Hyderabad. Charminar or Four Minaret towers was constructed by Qutb Shah and the city of Hyderabad was designed around the Charminar towers. Bhagyalakshmi temple is located at the base of the monument and dedicated to the Hindu Goddess Lakshmi.

Ek Minar Raichur

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The Ek minar mosque of Raichur located in city of Raichur between Krishna and Tungabhadra rivers in Karnataka. Ek Minar ki Masjid is build in Persian architectural style with 20 meter high minaret.