Iron Pillar Mehrauli – Built by Powerful Emperor Vikramaditya

Iron Pillar Mehrauli Delhi was built by Chandragupta II who was also known by his title name Vikramaditya. This stand is situated in the Qutb complex in Mehrauli, Delhi.

The metal which is used in the construction of this pillar is rust-resistant. It is 23 feet 8 inches in height with 16 inches diameter and  weighs 3,000 kg.

Iron Pillar Mehrauli
Image credit: Wikipedia

Visiting Detail

  • Location: Mehrauli, New Delhi – 110030
  • Timings: 6:00 am to 6:00 pm
  • Closed: Open all 7 days
  • Entry fee: Rs.10 per Indian | Rs.250 per Foreigner 

Attractions near  Iron  Pillar  Delhi

  • Zafar Mahal: Distance: 850m
  • Qutub Minar Complex:  Distance: 2m
  • Bhool Bhulaiya:  Distance: 300m
  • The Garden of five senses:  Distance: 3.9km
  • Imam Zamin’s Tomb:  Distance: 6m
  • Chaumachi Khan’s Tomb:  Distance: 32m
  • Alai Minar:  Distance: 250m
  • Alai Darwaza:  Distance: 6m
  • Tomb of Balban:  Distance: 2.4km
  • Jahaz Mahal:  Distance: 2.5km
  • Yogmaya Temple:  Distance: 550m
  • Rajon ki Baoli:  Distance: 750m
  • Ahinsa Sthal:  Distance: 1.8km
  • Tomb of Mohd Quli Khan:  Distance: 700m

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