Alai Minar

Monument Type: Tower
NameAlai Minar
ComplexQutb Complex
Built ByAlauddin Khilji
LocationQutub Complex
Mehrauli, Delhi
Is TicketedYes
Ticket (SAARC Nationals)10
Ticket (Foreign Nationals)250
TimingsSunrise - Sunset
Coordinates28.5257734236638, 77.18532521667476
Alauddin Khilji started building the Alai Minar, after he had doubled the size of Quwwat ul-Islam mosque. He conceived this tower to be two times higher than Qutb Minar in proportion with the enlarged mosque. The construction was however abandoned, just after his death in 1316 AD.

Location of Alai Minar