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The Qutub complex of New Delhi is best known for the Qutub Minar, which was
constructed along with the rest of the complex by India's first Muslim ruler, the Sultan of Delhi, Qutub-ud-din Aibak. Construction began in 1193 and continued well into British colonial times.
The Alai Gate is a domed gateway that functions as the entrance to the Qutub complex was constructed by Ala-ud din Khilji, the first Khilji Sultan of Delhi in 1290. The dominating red engraved sandstone is refined with inlaid white marble, also finely detailed by Turkish craftsmen.
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