Iron Pillar Delhi

Iron Pillar

“Rustless Wonder of the World !”

The Iron Pillar in the Qutab Minar compound is no ordinary pillar. It is a 7.21 m (23.7 ft) column in the Qutb complex, notable for the rust-resistant composition of the metals used in its construction. The pillar has attracted the attention of archaeologists and materials scientists and has been called "a testament to the skill of ancient Indian blacksmiths" because of its high resistance to corrosion.  Dating back to 4th century A.D. it shows the high level ancient Indian metallurgy marvel. Even today after standing for hundreds of years, this pillar stand rust free. If you are visiting the Qutb Minar, do not miss to look at this iron pillar. Iron Pillar is famous for Rust-resistance composition of the metals.

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Entry Fee: Rs. 10/- for Indians and Rs. 250/- for foreigners

Photography: Allowed

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Iron Pillar
Mehrauli, New Delhi, Delhi 110030
Near by Metro
1.9km
Chhattarpur
1.5km
Qutab Minar

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