The Shish Mahal (Palace of Mirrors) was built for the empress and her court and installed with screens to conceal them from prying eyes. It was constructed by Asif Khan the then governor of Lahore for... more
Great Badshahi Mosque (Royal Mosque) was built in 1673 by the great Mughal Emperor Aurangzeb Alamgir who ruled india from 1658 to 1707 AD. This mosque is built with Red Stone. Construction is very... more
The Shalamar Garden, also written Shalimar Garden, was built by the great Mughal emperor Shah Jahan. Construction began in 1641 A.D. and was completed in a year.
Shalamar Garden is a great example of... more
This monument was build in the memory of Pakistan Resolution, passed by All India Muslim League in its annual meeting on 23rd March 1940. In this resolution they dmanded a seperate home land from... more
Having avoided the stays at the big hotel's we ended up at a british run guest house in lahore defence telephone 03349407388 email firstname.lastname@example.org. The next day we travelled on towards the... more
Old City of Lahore which is also called "Andron-e-Shehr" in local language which means Inner City was fortified by a city wall during Mughal Period. For entering this Castle like City there were 13... more
Tomb of Mughal Emperor Jahangir (1569 - 1627) is one of the masterpieces of the Mughal Architecture. Mausoleum is located at Shahdara, Lahore in the "Dilkusha Garden", situated on the North-West bank... more
Noor Jahan (1577 - 1645) was the beloved / favorite Queen of Mughal Emperor Jahangir. She is buried at Shahdara, Lahore in a separate tomb built by herself near her husband's tomb.
After the death of... more
In the historic city of Lahore, on the road that led southwards to Multan, the Chauburji gateway remains of an extensive garden known to have existed in Mughal times. The establishment of this garden... more
This monumnet was built in the memories of 2nd Islamic Summit Conference held in Lahore Pakistan (February 22 - 24, 1974).
This conference was attended by great Muslim Leaders (country heads).
On the lower Mall Road, inside the grounds of Punjab Secretrariat lies the tomb of Anarkali. The tomb is acessableto the public. Anarkali(Pomegranate Blossom) was a legendry favourite in the harem of... more
Commonly known as “Data Durbar”, is the shrine of Hazrat Syed Ali Al-Hajweri, the famed Sufi Saint of the 11th century. He palyed significant role in the spread of Islam in South Asia and considered... more
If ever there was a haveli that could be labeled as among the oldest, and also the finest, without doubt it would be Mubarak Haveli, just off Bazaar Hakeeman inside Bhati Gate. It was here that the... more
If you would like to visit “garden of the gardens” or want to enjoy the most pleasant walk in Lahore, then go to historical park “Jinnah Garden”. Established in 1862 over a large area of 140 acres. At... more
After the fall of Mughal Empire, Britain ruled the territories that now comprise of Pakistan, India, Bangladesh and Burma for nearly 90 years until 1947. Along Mall Road in Lahore, there are several... more
Dai Anga was nurse, whose real name was Zebun-nisa was a wet nurse of Shah Jehan and respected in the royal house. She built this mosque in 1635 A.D. It is situated near the Railway Station. Her tomb... more
About 2km to the west along the GT Road is the Gulabi Bagh, the rose garden of which only the gateway remains besides the road. It was built in mid 17th century by Shah Jehan's admiral of... more
This large bore cannon, currently placed outside of the Lahore Museum, was cast in 1757 in Lahore which was at that time part of the Durrani Empire centred on Afghanistan. It was one of the largest... more
It is situated opposite to the Lahore fort. It is mixture of Moghul and Hindu style and built in 1848 A.D. by Kharak Singh son of Ranjit Singh. In the pavilion is a marble urn in the form of lotus... more
Mughal Emperor enjoyed hunting in the area around Shiekhupura, where in 1616, he built himself a hunting pavillion in the centre of an artificial lake and a tower, the Hiran Minar, in memory of his... more
The Quaid-e-Azam library , opposite Government house, is the biggest public library in Pakistan and is open 8am to 8pm. It is housed in the combined Lawrence and Montogamery halls, buil in 1862 and... more
Beautiful mosque located almost in the heart of the walled city. Originally known as Tilayee Masjid. It was built under the supervision of Mir Syed Bikhari Khan, the chief administrative of Mir... more
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Lahore is the ancient capital of Pakistan's second...
Lahore, the capital of Punjab, is one of the great Mughal cities of the subcontinent, ranking with Dehli or Agra in its range of superb Muslim Architeture. It is Pakistan's cultural and intellectual...
I arrived in Lahore last January 7, 2004 and this was the place where I spent most of my days in Pakistan. My friends live here and I made a surprised visit with them. Their family welcomed me with......