Qutub Minar, is the tallest minaret in India and is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Located in Dehli, India. The Qutub Minar is made of red sandstone and marble and has a height of 72.5 metres (237.8 ft). Construction began in 1192 by qutub-ud-din Aibak and was completed by Iltutmish. It is surrounded by several other ancient and medieval structures and ruins, collectively known as Qutub complex. Tradition assigns the erection of the pillar to Anang Pal, whose name it bears, with the date 1052 C.E.