Hiran Minar

2017-01-21

Hiran Minar (Punjab)


Hiran Minar is set in peaceful environment near Lahore in Sheikhpura. It was constructed by Emperor Jahangir as a monument for his favorite pet deer, also known as Mansiraj.

About Sheikhupura

Sheikhupura, also called The Rice Valley, is an industrial city at the distance of 40 km from Lahore in northwest side in Punjab on the old G. T. Road. It\'s old name was Jahangirpura developed by Mughal Emperor Jahangir in 1607, as it was a major area to stay at the time of Mughal Empire, while visiting the military headquarter in Lahore Fort. Its name is also mentioned in the Tuzk-e-Jahangiri, an autobiography of the Jahangir. Its name was derived from a nickname of Jahangir, who was known as Sheikhu called by his mother, wife of Akbar the Great.

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