Punjab Things to Do

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    Eid prayer in Badshahi Masjid Lahore
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Punjab Things to Do

  • Shahi Qila - Lahore Fort

    Lahore Things to Do

    Shahi Qila is situated in front of Badshahi Mosque. It is a huge forte bounding a lot of beauty. A great ancient work of architecture. Without Visiting Lahrore Forte your visit to Lahore is incomplete. History of Lahoe Forte is very old. Originally It was built some 1000 years ago. But current Lohore Forte was built by Mughal Emperor Akbar in 1566...

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  • Ayubia

    Murree Things to Do

    There is a spot on Murree-Nathiagali Road, near Ayubia Chair Lifts, called "Baander Point". In this area great number of monkeys live in the jungle. They are so friendly that they come on the road and take food items directly from a person's hand. They do not harm by any means. While returning from Nathiagali. Our driver, who was also a guide,...

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  • Agriculture University of Faisalabad

    Faisalabad Things to Do

    Formerly kown as Punjab Agricultural College, Layallpur, the University of Agriculture, Faislabad is one of the largest agricultural universities in Asia. its old campus looks beautiful while new campus is much modern architecture.

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  • Badshahi Masjid (Mosque)

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Lahore Things to Do

    The Badshahi Mosque was built between 1671 and 1673, for the Mughal Emperor Aurangzeb. It's the second largest mosque in South Asia and the fifth largest in the world - the courtyard can hold 100,000 people. We were told by an elderly sweeper /tour guide that due to the shape of the building, whispering in one corner can be heard in a distant...

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  • Pathriyata (New Murree)

    Murree Things to Do

    New Murree is about 15 kilometer away from main Murree hills on the Lower Topa side. It is a well developed hill station with great high rised trees, beautiful hills. A world class chair lift & cable car system takes you from New Murree to Patriata. Total ride is about 7 km long. New Murree is on ground level between the hills. Here you have to...

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  • Minar E. Pakistan

    3.5 out of 5 stars

    Lahore Things to Do

    Lahore Minar E Pakistan is a tall minaret in Iqbal Park Lahore, built in commemoration of the Lahore Resolution. The minaret reflects a blend of Mughal and modern architecture, and is constructed on the site where on March 23, 1940, seven years before the formation of Pakistan, the Muslim League passed the Lahore Resolution (Qarardad-e-Lahore),...

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  • Mall Road

    Murree Things to Do

    when ever i go tu muree i prefer to stay in hotel near mall road.it z a fun place to go and its easy to find tourists there. you can simply find all kind of stuff here from food to traditional dresses and local hand made thingz.it is a beautiful place to live also a peaceful place.the whole market i worth seeing and i always like to do shopping...

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  • Lahore Museum

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Lahore Things to Do

    The Lahore Museum, situated on the Mall, was established in 1895, and was for a while curated by Rudyard Kipling's father. The museum contains a fine selection of paintings and weapons, and is particularly well known for its collection of artefacts from the Gandharan civilisation. Probably the most famous exhibit is the spectacular 'Fasting...

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  • Kashmir Point

    Murree Things to Do

    Kashmir Point is a spot on Mall Road, going up from GPO about 1 km. It is at the top of a hill. Hill surface is clean. Scenary looks beautiful from here. Kashmir peaks can be viewed from here thats why this point is called Kashmir Point. 2 roads/paths go up the GPO towards Kashmir Point. View of Murree from both ways is different. So it is...

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  • Old Lahore

    Lahore Things to Do

    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 gates, which were intact till the British Rule. British Government demolished almost all of the gates to defortify the city. Only Roshnai Gate (Located...

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  • Pindi Point

    Murree Things to Do

    Pindi point is one of the prime points to visit in Murree. Chair lifts are installed here which go down 1.5 km. Both way distance is 3 km. Scenary from chair lift is magnificent. Zigzag road passes below. Great pine trees stand throughout the journey. When we go down the valley there is a stop point. You can enjoy a lot there. There is a coffee...

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  • Jehangir´s Tomb

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Lahore Things to Do

    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 of River Ravi. This tomb is one of the most significant buildings of Mughal Period. It is a popular tourist attraction in Lahore. But, as it is...

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  • Masjid Wazir Khan (Mosque of Wazir Khan)

    Lahore Things to Do

    Wazir Khan Mosque is situated in Old city near Dehli Gate. It was built by Wazir Kahn, Governor of Lahore, in the period of Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan. Wazir Khan's actual name was Hakim Shaikh Ilmuddin Ansari, but he was famous by former name. Mosque was completed in Seven Years. Construction started in 1634 AD & completed in 1641. It is famous...

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  • Noor Jehan's Tomb

    Lahore Things to Do

    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 her husband, Jahangir, she spent most of her time in building his mausoleum & growing its garden (Dilkusha Garden). She has also constructed a tomb...

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  • Wagha Border

    Lahore Things to Do

    Having avoided the stays at the big hotel's we ended up at a british run guest house in lahore defence telephone 03349407388 email defenceguestrooms@gmail.com. The next day we travelled on towards the border. Getting to the crossing early about 10 am, from lahore defence cost is 1000 pak rs in aircon toyota corolla 20 minutes travel time on the...

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  • Ali Hajvery's Tomb

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Lahore Things to Do

    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 as the most pious Sufi Saint in the region. For centuries Sufi’s visiting Pakistan pay honor by visiting the Shrine. Every year hundreds of thousands...

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  • Mubarik Haveli

    Lahore Things to Do

    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 Koh-e-Noor Diamond was recovered from a trapped Afghan king. This 'haveli' has stories galore, ones that make history so interesting. A colossal...

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  • Jinnah Garden (Bagh-e-Jinnah)

    Lahore Things to Do

    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 that time thousands of saplings of hundreds of different species from every corner of the world were brought here. The very first tree was planted by...

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  • Anarkali's Tomb

    4 out of 5 stars

    Lahore Things to Do

    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 Emperor Akbar. Apparently she had an affair eith Akbar's son, Prince Salim. One day Akbar saw her return Salim's smile , and as punishment she was...

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  • Kim'S Gun

    Lahore Things to Do

    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 guns ever made in the sub-continent, and is 14 ft 4 3/4 inches long (4.38m). It has come to be known as Kim's Gun from the writings of Rudyard...

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  • Samadhi of Maharaja Ranjit Singh

    Lahore Things to Do

    Photography is prohibited and entrance is not allowed to the tomb. Tomb is located adjacent to the wall of the Badshahi Mosque where Ranjit Singh's body was cremated with his alive four ranees (queens) and seven slave girls. Cremation process took two full days. See my travelogue for details and pictures.

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  • Islamic Summit Minaret

    Lahore Things to Do

    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). This is a great monument build in front of Wapda House and Provincial Assembly Building. It is near Lahore Zoo. This is historic place to visit.

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  • Faqir Khana Museum

    Lahore Things to Do

    Located near Bhatti Gate in the old city, contained in a private home, this Toshakhana is the private museum of the Faqirs family, it is also a microcosm of Lahore history of which the Faqirs themselves are very much part. The first founder of the family was a Faqir or religious ascetic who had three sons, all devout Muslims in a Sikh Court, who...

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  • British Architecture

    Lahore Things to Do

    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 buildings from that time. Some of the renowned buildings are Punjab Assembly Hall, Lahore High Court, GPO, Lahore Museum, Punjab University, Tollington...

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  • Chauburji

    Lahore Things to Do

    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 is attributed to Mughal Princess Zeb-un-Nissa, 1646 A.D., which appears in one of the inscriptions on the gateway. The gateway consists of four towers...

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  • Sunehri Masjid

    Lahore Things to Do

    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 Mueenul Mulk better know in history as Mir Munnoo who was the Vice Governor of the Punjab appointed by King Muhammad Shah. Built in 1163 A.H. at an elevated...

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  • Hiran Minar

    Lahore Things to Do

    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 pet deer. Three years later he built a massive brick fort in Shiekhupura, which still stands today( about 19 miles from Lahore)

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  • Quide-e-Azam Library

    Lahore Things to Do

    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 1866 to commemorate the first two British governers in Punjab.

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  • Anarkali Bazar

    Lahore Things to Do

    You can buy beautiful jewllery here and you can also bargain.It is better to bargin coz normaly people bargain here alot so now shop keepers trhey tell the price which is more so that even after bargaining they get some good profit.also they know who r not very much familliar with the bazzar so you need to be careful before fixing price of a thing.

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  • Shalimar Garden - Mughal Garden

    4 out of 5 stars

    Lahore Things to Do

    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 Mughal architecture. Covered area of garden is approx. 80 acres surrounded by a high wall of brick work. There are three successive terraces in the...

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  • Dai Anga's Masjid

    Lahore Things to Do

    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 is situated behind the Gulabi Bagh.

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  • Sarvwala Maqbara

    Lahore Things to Do

    North of Dai Anga's tomb is the Sarvwala Maqbara, the cypress tomb. The tall solid square brick tomb, is decorated with cypress trees in glazed tile mosaics. The burial chamber is at the top, about five meters from the ground and can be reached only by a ladder...what a experience...enjoyed it...

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  • Shrine of Guru Arjan Dev

    Lahore Things to Do

    It is built by Maharaja Ranjit Singh in the memory of Guru Arjan Dev the fitth Gikh Guru who compiled the Adi Granth, the principal part of Sikh scriptures. Guru Arjan Dev was put in confinement for having collaborated with Prince Khusrov, the rebellious son of Emperor Jehangir. His followers assert tht it is the same spot where Guru Arjan Dev...

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  • Lahore Zoo

    Lahore Things to Do

    Lahore Zoo is very organized, green and beautiful zoo. It is one of the oldest Zoos in the world. It was established in 1872. When I compare it from Karahi zoo, it is more well kept and different. One must visit there. It is not less than a jungle safari. Animals are well kept there. Timings: It remains Open daily from 9 am till sunset.

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  • Data Darbar - Durbar Complex

    Lahore Things to Do

    Shrine of famous saint Data Ganj Baksh. Wile moving in thins area ur dress should be cultura.It is better if u are in form of group and also your should take care of ur belongings and cash alot.Inside Data Darbar u r not allowed to go with ur shoes on u have to remove them and their are some people sitting in the entrance of The darbar who keep ur...

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  • Hazuri Bagh

    Lahore Things to Do

    Lahore: Hiran Minar: It was constructed by Emperor Jehangir as a monument to Mansraj, one of his pet deers.The structure consists of a large, almost-square water tank with an octagonal pavilion in its center, built during the reign of Mughal emperor Shah Jahan; a causeway with its own gateway connects the pavilion with the mainland and a 100-foot...

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  • Liberty Market

    Lahore Things to Do

    Well it is a best place for Shopping and a dream place for ladies.you can simply buy all kind of stuff in all kind of price.one thing you should know is bargaining and to decreace the price z not what the barganing is all about but actually to get to the reasonable price.this place is always crowded with the people especially at night and you can...

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  • Hafeez Center - Computer Market

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Lahore Things to Do

    THIS IS THE FIVE STORY HAFIZ CENTER,THE MAIN COMPUTER RETAIL BUILDING.INSIDE ARE HUNDERDS OF SMALL SHOPS,SOME SELLING COMPLETE SYSTEMS, SOME SELLING ONLY A SINGLE PRODUCT MODEMS OR PIRATED SOFTWARE CD'S. THE PRICES ARE PRETTY TYPICAL, BUT THE BOOKS & SOFTWARES ARE SUPER CHEAP.IT WAS ALWAYS SURPRISING TO SEE SOME GUYS COME OUT WITH A COMPUTER AND...

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  • Naulakha Pavilion

    Lahore Things to Do

    It is a beautiful monument located in Lahore fort.it has 9 openings Naulakha means 9 lakh ruppies.At that time when it was built 9 lakh reppies were spend in its construction.it has beautifull fresco work on it.

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  • Al-Falah Minigolf

    Lahore Things to Do

    Here you have a mini golf ground of a very high standard. They also have a nice lake on the same compound where you can go boating. I went there with some friends quite a few times during my 6-month-stay in Lahore in 2001.

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  • Jilani Park - Race Course Park

    Lahore Things to Do

    Race Course Park once used to be a track for horse races, is a beautiful spacious park with many activities including jogging tracks, game tables, large pond for boating and children’s playground. It is a favorite place for picnics. Many events and festivals are held here.

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  • Qawalli

    Lahore Things to Do

    Whatever you do, don't miss one of the Qawalli evenings, which Malik at the Regal Internet Inn can help arrange whether you stay at his hostel or not. It's normally on a Thursday evening, but we arrived on a Saturday, just in time for a Qawalli festival being held that evening. We left the hostel at about 8pm, but unbeknownst to us the festival...

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  • University of the Punjab

    Lahore Things to Do

    Established in 1882, the University of the Punjab is the largest and the oldest seat of higher learning in South Asia. It has two campuses; Old Campus located besides oldest bazaar in South Asia “Anarkali” (see my travelogue on Lahore page) and in front of Lahore Museum. New Campus is about twenty kilometer away from the Old Campus. Old campus...

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  • Model Town Park

    Lahore Things to Do

    Another spacious park of Lahore city is Model Town Park. The park has a beautiful pond with fountains in the middle. Many benches surround the pond where people can sit and watch water fowl. The trees are well maintained and a path runs through the length of the park to a huge play area well equipped with monkey bars, slides, swings, tunnels, and...

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  • M. M. Alam Road

    Lahore Things to Do

    M. M. Alam Road is the place to be in Lahore. You have restaurants lined up there one after the other. Just to name a few, which I've enjoyed: - Nando's - Freddy's Cafe - Chicago Uno Grill - Tiffin's - Meezo - Cafe Zouk - Salt'N'Peppers Village and you'll also find the usual fast food stuff there, like KFC, Pizza Hut, etc.

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