Lahore - a city of parks

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Lahore - a city of parks (Punjab)


Lahore, the capital city of Punjab, is the second largest and most populous city in the northeast part of punjab province in Pakistan on the border with India at Wagha. It is located on the bank of River River at the height of 213 m above sea level. It is linked with rest of Pakistan, and accessed by

Lahore is the historic cultural hub of the Punjab region, served as capital city for a number of years under Mughals Empire, Sikh Empire, and provincial capital in British rule. Lahore is famous for number of historical buildings and parks, i.e. Shalamar garden, Shahi Fort, Badshahi mosque, etc. Historical G.T. Road, constructed by Sher Shah Suri in 16th century, was used to establish a link between Calcutta and Kabul.

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Main Locations in Lahore - a city of parks

Badshahi Mosque

Badshahi Mosque

Badshahi Mosque was constructed by Mughal Emperor, Muhammad Aurangzeb Alamgir, in April, 1673 in front of Alamgiri Gate of Lahore Fort. Its work was supervised by Muzaffar Hussain, also known as Fadai Khan Koha, brother of Aurangzeb. It is the...

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Jahangir Tomb

Jahangir Tomb

Mughal Emperer, Jahangir, died in 1627 at the place of Rajauri coming from Kashmir to Lahore. He was buried in Bagh-e-Dil Kusha, a garden constructed by Empress Noor Jahan, at Shahdara on the bank of the River Ravi. His tomb was completed by...

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Kamran Baradari

Kamran Baradari

Kamran ki Baradari was built by Kamran Mirza son of Mughal Emperor Babur, in 1540 on the island in the the River Ravi near the Lahore Ravi Bridge at the distance of 9 km from Lahore Railway station on G. T. Road just before the Lahore Ravi...

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Minar-e-Pakistan

Minar-e-Pakistan

Minar-e-Pakistan is an important building, to represent independence history of Pakistan. 23 March, 1940 is the a day in the history of Pakistan for the resolution of Pakistan, then it was constructed in the memory of that day.

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Noor Jahan Tomb

Noor Jahan Tomb

Maher-un-Nisa, also known as Noor Jehan, was a beloved Queen of Emperor Jahangir. She died in 1645 and buried in his own built mausoleum. The structure of tomb is 134 feet square, covered with red sand marble with flowers of mosaic in white,...

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Shahi Fort

Shahi Fort

Lahore Fort was built in 1566 by Akbar, the Mughal Emperor and is easily accessed by bus, wagon or any conveyance from Lahore Railway Station. Its most beautiful part is Sheesh Mehal, and other main areas are the Throne room, the Diwan-e-Aam, the...

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Shalimar Garden

Shalimar Garden

It was built by Shah Jehan, Mughal Emperor, in 1641. This garden is one of the most beautiful architect of Mughal Empire. It spread on the area of 40 acres. It can be accessed by bus from Railway Station on G.T. Road.

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Siphon Fishing Point

Siphon Fishing Point

Siphon is important fishing point in the Lahore city at the Ravi River, near the border between Pakistan and India. It can be accessible through G. T. Road, turn left from Jallo near Wagha Border at the distance of 28 km from Lahore Railway...

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Sunehri Mosque

Sunehri Mosque

The Sunehri Masjid, also known as Talai Mosque, is one of the late Mughal architecture in the walled city Lahore in Kashmiri Bazaar, in the reign of Muhammad Shah. It is located at the distance of 2 km from Lahore Railway station via Delhi Gate...

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Wazir Khan Hammam

Wazir Khan Hammam

Wazir Khan Hammam, also known as Shahi Hammam, was built by Ilmuddin Wazir Khan, Governor of Lahore in year of 1045, as part of the Wazir Khan Mosque. The building was remain unattended or used for different other purposes after the decline of...

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Wazir Khan Mosque

Wazir Khan Mosque

Wazir Khan mosque is one of the beautiful historical masterpiece in the wall city Lahore, is built in 1634-35 by Ilam-ud-Dinansari, known as Nawab Wazir Khan, Governor of Lahore in the reign of Emporer Shah Jahan.

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More Pictures of Lahore - a city of parks

Dai Anga Tomb

Dai Anga Tomb

Dai Anga Tomb is situated in Lahore near Begumpura on G. T. Road in Gulabi Bagh. She is the nurse of Shahjahan, the Mughal Emperor and she was died...

Tomb of Khan-e-Jahan Bahadur Kokaltash

Tomb of Khan-e-Jahan Bahadur Kokaltash

Khan-e-Jahan Bahadur Zafar Jung Kokaltash was served as Mughal governor of Lahore. He was died in 1697 and buried here and his tomb was built by...

Botanical Park

Botanical Park

Botanical is new modern style park near Jallo. It has a collection of different kind of beautiful and colorful flowers and different kind of...

Jallo Forest Park

Jallo Forest Park

Jallo Forest Park is forest reserve area in Lahore and ideal location for one day picnic point at the distance of 25 km from Lahore Railway...

BRB Canal

BRB Canal

BRB, Bambawali Ravi Bedian Canal, is started from Wazirabad Nandipur Canal and finally ends in the River Satluj for the purpose to irrigate the...

The River Ravi Bridge
Dina Nath Well
Hazuri Bagh
Akbari Sarai Mosque

Akbari Sarai Mosque

To the west Akbari Sarai, there is a mosque with three domes in red sandstone. It is not in good condition at present, but its restoration work has...

Akbari Sarai

Akbari Sarai

Just before Jahangir Tomb, Akbari Sarai is the courtyard between Tomb of Jahangir and Asif Khan, constructed by Emperer Shah Jahan for the...

Delhi Gate

Delhi Gate

The Delhi Gate was built during the Mughal Empire and is one of the six remaining gates of thirteen gates of Walled City Lahore. In Mughal era, it...

Shahi Qila Food Street

Shahi Qila Food Street

Shahi Qila Food Street is located on the Fort Road, Lahore at the distane of 4 km from Lahore Railway Station via Fort Road, just outside the...

Asif Khan Tomb

Asif Khan Tomb

Mirza Abul Hassan, known as Asif Khan, was brother of Noor Jahan and he was commander in-chief and later Governor of Lahore. He was died in 1641...