Lahore - a city of gardens


Lahore - a city of gardens (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 all types of transportation.

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.

There are number of beautiful parks and gardens in the city to attract number of visitor from all around the country, even foreign visitors. Lahore is also famous for the largest number of educational institutes in Pakistan.

Lahore Map