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Qutb Minar in Delhi.

The Qutb Minar Complex has the tallest stone tower in India.  Construction began in 1199.  It is made of red sandstone . The Qutb Minar Complex is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The Quwwat-Ul-Islam Masjid is India's oldest Mosque outside of western Gujarat . The 98% pure iron Gupta Pillar (Iron Pillar) was built in the 5th century and has been rust-free ever since.