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Southeast Of Idgah, Hauz Khas Enclave, New Delhi 110016, India
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Reviewed 28 February 2018 via mobile

Interesting structure located in Hauz Khas area. It was used for the execution of thieves. Was build by Khilji.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank KumarS1263
Reviewed 22 February 2018

this is historical place which is located Southeast Of Idgah, Hauz Khas Enclave in south Delhi. Actually I visited Hauz khaz village but after that my friend insisted to visit this place. So I went there and enjoyed. It was built by Khilji to hang...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank rupeshbits
Reviewed 5 July 2017

I accidentally Visited Chor Minar (Tower of Thieves ) ,While i was visited Hauaz khas market I come to know that This Minar was Built by Alauddin Khilji to hang the heads of thieves, prisoners and other offenders of the State. When you will see...More

Date of experience: December 2016
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Reviewed 25 April 2017

A very nice place to hang out with friends and family in a historical place known as chor minar located in new delhi.

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank Navin D
Reviewed 20 December 2016

15 October, 2016. The Chor Minar is a small structure with a supposedly bizarre history. Growing up in the Hauz Khas area meant some trips to quite a few monuments in the locality, either on foot, or on bicycle, or on trips with the family...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank sumantra_travel
Reviewed 21 September 2016

This is nice historical place to visit. One can know how law and order was maintained in old times by visiting this place.

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank Shilpamittal
Reviewed 17 February 2016

Located in residential areas of hauz khas, this for hang of cut heads of thieves n enemies, or lesson to general public if go against law or do any thing wrong then Allaudin khilzi order to cut head n put on chor minar, this have...More

Date of experience: January 2016
Thank sushil19632015
Reviewed 30 December 2015

Due to its location at Hauz Khas Enclave, not many people have heard about this monument. It is believed that in earlier times, when thieves were caught, they used be beheaded and their heads would be hung from the holes on the monument to let...More

Date of experience: October 2015
Thank Joy O
Reviewed 6 June 2015 via mobile

Good tower like structure. Broken and not very well preserved. Located in the middle of a residential area. Worth a10-20 min visit.

Date of experience: June 2015
Thank Siddhant C
Reviewed 1 April 2015

The Chor Minar built by Allauddin Khilji is located around Hauz Khas area.It stands on a raised terrace with arched recesses on all sides & its outer walls were pierced with 225 holes which at various times, was used as a public display of the...More

Date of experience: March 2015
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