Qutub Minar (English: The Qutub Tower; Urdu: قطب مینار), also known as Qutb Minar and Qutab Minar, is the tallest minar in India. Although it was originally an ancient Islamic Monument inscribed with Arabic words and phrases, the iron pillar also displays some Brahmi inscriptions. The place is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Located in Delhi, the Qutub Minar is made of red sandstone and marble. The tower has 379 stairs and is 72.5 metres high.