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Small yet Beautiful - TOMB OF SHAMS-UD-DIN ILTUTMISH

Visited this place 3 weeks back, it is within the Qutub Minar Complex. A compact square structure... read more

Reviewed 28 January 2019
wanderingdeepak
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Chandigarh, India
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
340kaushikg
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Mumbai, India
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The tomb of Iltutmish is in the Qutub Minar complex and is included in the entrance fee. It was built in 1235 AD of red sandstone and marble for the second Sultan of Delhi. The exterior is simple, but the entrance arch, interior walls, and...More

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank Linda Y
Reviewed 28 January 2019

Visited this place 3 weeks back, it is within the Qutub Minar Complex. A compact square structure of 42′ side with entrances at three sides and western wall enclosed to accommodate 3 miharabs. Exterior is relatively plain, but interior is richly decorated.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank wanderingdeepak
Reviewed 20 July 2018

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

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank AmolakRattanK
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

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank 340kaushikg
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.

Date of experience: March 2018
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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.

Date of experience: November 2017
1  Thank Kumar93011
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

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank MikeFJones
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

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank sumantra_travel
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

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank MohammadNejad
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

Date of experience: April 2016
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