Lahore Local Customs

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  • 1. Culture

    Well, it pretty much a well-known fact that women in Pakistan many times are expected to cover their heads...especially in mosques! I was walking around the Badshai Mosque in Lahore and I...

  • 2. Language Barrier

    You may encounter a bit of problem communicating with street food vendors and with drivers of vans and rickshaws. In this situation, just request for help of anybody around you, he will be more than...

  • 3. Shaking Hands with women

    Pakistan is an Islamic state and men shaking hands with women is not apriciated however if the lady her self show her hand to greet than you may also shake hand but it is quite rare.It is better to...

  • 4. Bargaining

    When you shop in the Bazaars of Lahore (or any Bazaar in Pakistan for that matter) you will notice that mostly there are no price tags on the items for sale. The reason is, that the price is very...

  • 6. Basant (Kite flying festival)

    There was no place other than Lahore where Basant was celebrated with a lot of passion and enthusiasm. In fact it used to be worlds biggest kite flying festival...

  • 7. Mela (celebration) Data Durbar

    Commonly known as “Data Durbar”, is the shrine of Hazrat Syed Ali Al-Hajweri, the famed Sufi Saint of the 11th century. Every year there is a three days...

  • 8. Eid Ul Azha

    Eid Ul-Azha is a religious festival celebrated by Muslims worldwide to commemorate the willingness of Ibrahim (Prophet) to sacrifice his son Ishmail as an act...

  • 9. Eid Ul Fitr

    Eid Ul Fitr or Eid (Arabic word for festivity) marks the end of holy month of Ramadan. During the morning, men, women and children wear new clothes. Men head to...

  • 10. Ramadan

    “Ramadan” is holy month for Muslims all over the world. Muslims fast during the entire month by not eating or drinking any thing from true dawn until sunset,...

  • 11. Shoe shine

    All over parts of Lahore people will be waiting and asking you to shine your shoes. It's really quite cheap and it's a way to help out some of the younger poor...

  • 12. Local Dress

    The local dress of Lahore is Shalwaar Kamiz.It consists of a long shirt with long towsers.In case of women their z a stole or shawl also with it .


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