Wazir Khan Hammam Bath Floor

Wazir Khan Hammam Bath Floor (Punjab)

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In Wazir Khan Hammam, a very unique heating system was used to have hot bath, the structure of floor above the heating system is shown in picture by excavating the site.

About Wazir Khan Hammam

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

This building is a masterpiece to represent the way of storing and circulating water in the building with a heating system for bathing. There are different bathrooms in the building indenting for different purposes and requirements such as private baths, public baths, etc. Each bath has a splendid system of water circulation for bath and heating under the floor to warm the water.

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