Shahi Fort Passage to Alamghir Gate

2017-07-06

Shahi Fort Passage to Alamghir Gate (Punjab)


Alamgiri Gate is the entrance to the Shahi Fort in front of Bashahi Mosque and Hazuri Bagh. It was constructed by Aurangzeb in 1674. It is most iconic symbol of historical places in Lahore. It has two semi circular bastions with lotus petal design on their bottom. Pakistani flag is hoisted at the top in the center of gate.

About Shahi Fort

Lahore Fort, also known as Shahi Fort, was built in 1566 by Akbar, the Mughal Emperor and is easily accessed by bus, wagon or any conveyance from Lahore Railway Station. It is the largest historical construction in Lahore with number of beautiful buildings inside it. It is located at the northern side of walled city Lahore. Its most beautiful part is Sheesh Mehal, and other main areas are the Throne room, the Diwan-e-Aam, the Elephant Gate, Jehangir\'s Quadrangle, the Naulakha and Moti Masjid. \r\n

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