Tomb of Iltutmish Tomb of Iltutmish is a unique blend of Hindu and Islamic art.

The tomb of Slave Dynasty ruler, Iltutmish, the second Sultan of Delhi was built in 1235 AD is a part of the Qutb minarat Mehrauli. The central chamber is a 9 mt sq. The tomb of Iltutmish lies to the northwest of the Quwwatu'l Islam Mosque of New Delhi. The tomb chamber has a red sand stone in its centre. The tomb has plain and stark exteriors, but its interiors are lavishly ornamented. The facade is known for its ornate carving, both at the entrance and the interior walls. The interior west wall has a prayer niche decorated with marble. Siri Fort, Siri Fort, in the city of New Delhi, was built during the rule of Ala-ud-Din Khalji of the Delhi Sultanate to defend the city from the onslaught of the Mongols. It was the second of the seven cities of medieval Delhi built around 1303. Siri Fort was built 5 km to the north-east of the Qutab Minar. The fort was once considered the pride of the city for its palace of a thousand pillars called the Hazar Sutan. An auditorium complex (three auditoriums) within the Siri Fort area run by the Government of India has a combined seating capacity of over 2,500. It is a prestigious entertainment centre in New Delhi where film festivals, dance performances, plays and music recitals are organized. Qutab Minar Qutab Minar is a soaring, 73 m-high tower of victory, built in 1193 by Qutab-ud-din Aibak immediately after the defeat of Delhi's last Hindu kingdom. The tower has five distinct storeys, each marked by a projecting balcony and tapers from a 15 m diameter at the base to just 2.5 m at the top. The first three storeys are made of red sandstone; the fourth and fifth storeys are of marble and sandstone. At the foot of the tower is the Quwwat-ul-Islam Mosque, the first mosque to be built in India. Quwwat-ul-Islam Masjid Quwwat-ul-Islam Masjid was started in 1192 by Qutub-ud-din Aibak, the first ruler of the Slave Dynasty (called so because the founder was once a royal slave). It was finished four years later. It was the first mosque built in Delhi after the Islamic conquest of India. The Qutub Minar was built simultaneously with the mosque but appears to be a stand alone structure, built as the 'Minar of Jami Masjid'. It is reminiscent in style and design of the Arhai-din-ka Jhompra or Ajmer mosque at Ajmer, Rajasthan, also built by Outubud-din-Aibak during the same time Alai Darwaza The Alai Darwaza is the maingateway from southern side of the Quwwat-ul-Islam Mosque. It was built by the second Khilji Sultan of Delhi, Ala-ud-din Khilji in 1311 AD, who also added a court to the pillared to the eastern side. The domed gateway is decorated with red sandstone. This is the first building in India to employ Islamic architecture principles in its construction and ornamentation. It is considered to be one of the most important buildings built in the Delhi sultanate period.

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