10 most attractive Buildings in Pakistan

Noor mahal

The Noor Mahal palace was built in 1872 like an Italian chateau on neoclassical lines. It is located at the distance of 5 km from Bahawalpur Railway Station, turn right from Railway Road to Noor Mahal Road. It belonged to the Nawab of Bahawalpur during British Raj, who construct this palace for his wife. There is also a meusem holding different things used by Nawabs such as swords, currency notes, coins, furniture, etc

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Multan Fort

Multan Fort, also known as Fort Kohna, was built for the defence purpose between 800 and 1000 B.C. by Katoch dynasty in Multan on Qilla Kohna Qasim Bagh Road, near Shrine of Shah Rukn-e-Alam at the distance of 3 km from Multan Railway Station.

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Altit Fort

Altit Fort, an historical landmark almost 1100 years old, is located on big rock in Altit town in the Hunza valley, Gilgit-Baltistan at the distance of 5 km from Hunza Valley on the bank of the Hunza River. It was old residency of Rulers of Hunza before Baltit Fort and it is also considered as oldest building in Gilgit-Baltistan.

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Central Library

Central Library of Bahawalpur is an old and important library of Pakistan in Bahawalpur, situated at the distance of 5 km on Medical Colony Ave Road via Railway Circular Road before Bahawalpur Museum. There is a huge collection of books around 1,05,000 in number. It is the second biggest public library in Punjab.

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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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Baltit Fort

Baltit Fort is situated on Old Fort Road in Karamiabad, Hunza, Gilgit-Baltistan just at the distance of one kilometre on a big rock. It was constructed in 17th century for the daughter of the balti ruler on the top of hill. Fort is presenting in Balti-style with balconies, windows, fireplaces, etc. Tourists can have beautiful scenery view of the fort with broader view of background mountain ranges.

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Rohtas Fort

Rohtas Fort was built in 16th century near Jhulem in Dina by Sher Shah Suri to help the rebellious tribes of the Potohar against Mughal emperor Humayun and Gakhar tribes. It is located at 8 km off the G. T. Road at the distance of 200 km from Lahore. It was built on the bank of Kahan river in Tilla Jogian Range on a hill at an altitute of 2,660 feet.

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Darbar mahal

The Darbar Mahal is an historic fort located in Bahawalpur, Pakistan at the distance of 6 km from Bahawalpur Railway Station through Railway Road and turn right for Girls School Road. It is masterpiece construction in read bricks and have an excellent view just like the ancient Mughalai Forts, but it is not a fort, it was a palace used by one of the wife of Nawab, its interior construction is very attractive just representing the royal touch of princely State of Bahawalpur.

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Sheikhupura Fort

Sheikhupura Fort was built in 1607 in Sheikhupura in the reign of Emporer Jahangir, designed by Sikander Moeen. It was altered in the Sikh regime and many of the decorations of buildings inside the fort has Sikh style frescoes. It was used by Jahangir for accommodation during his visit to hunting place, known as Hiran Minar.

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Minar-e-Pakistan

Minar-e-Pakistan, an important building, was constructed in memory of the independence of Pakistan. The resolution of Pakistan on 23 March 1940 was passed in the same place. It was the first call for the independence of a separate homeland for the Muslims of the sub-continent. It was an important event in the history of Pakistan when a separate Muslim state was demanded.

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