Qutub Minar- Delhi’s Signature

Know-All's Box

In one of my earlier posts on theHowrah Bridge in Kolkata, I had mentioned that many cities usually have a monument which over time becomes the signature of the city. People start associating the city with the landmark, as a sort of top-of-mind recall, a term market researchers and advertisers swear by.

To my mind New Delhi, which has more historical monuments of significance than one can possibly remember, is always associated with Qutub Minar. In school, we always used to see the pictures of the Qutub Minar in our textbooks, and I always felt that it was an over-rated structure. After all, if you compare it to the Taj Mahal, it’s just a tall tower! It was only as late as 2006, that I first visited New Delhi and the Qutub Minar. And the interesting thing is, for a structure which I had seen in…

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