List of Historical Sites in Pakistan

History is the most fascinating area which most of the people try to explore. People always struggle to learn about their forefathers, their living habits, as well as their culture.

Tourists always have wishes to visit Historical sites whenever they have any plan to visit that area. The land of Pakistan has a deep history from the very basic start of mankind to the modern living styles and cultures.

The most prominent and well defined period of history in Pakistan is the time of the Mughal Empire and then the British Empire. Every year, the number of British citizen visit Pakistan to explore history of their forefather ruling on the sub-continent.

Sub Categories: British Historical Sites | Hinduism & Sikh Historical Sites | Mughal Historical Sites
  • Agham Kot Ruins

  • Asif Khan Tomb

    Mirza Abul Hassan, known as Asif Khan, was brother of Noor Jahan and he was commander in-chief and later Governor of Lahore. He was died in 1641 and Emperer Shah Jahan constructed a Tomb for him near the Tomb of Jahangir.

  • Bahawalpur

    Bahawalpur is the twelfth largest city in Pakistan, located in Punjab immediately south of the Sutlej River, with a splendid view of 4,250 ft long Empress Bridge over the Sutlej River. Bahawalpur was the former capital of Bahawalpur State ruled by Nawabs, part of Rajputana States. Now the buildings of Nawabs are opened for the public.

  • Bala Hisar Fort

  • Barkhan

    Barkhan is located at the distance of 418 km from Quetta city via Loralai on the National Highway N70. Barkhan has hot summers due to barren mountain ranges, whereas winters become mild. Landscape structure of Barkhan consists of plains, valleys and mountains having average elevation of 1,000 to 2,100 meters.

  • Charsadda

    Charsadda is situated at a distance of 32 km from Peshawar and is accessible by Islamabad-Peshawar Motorway M1 and then following the Noshera-Charsadda Road. It is a historical city at an altitude of 906 feet and was part of the Gandhara dynasty in 516 BC. There is a number of archaeological sites related to the ancient Gandhara and Sanskrit in Charsadda, in which Bala Hisar, Shar-e-Napursan, Bactrian Greeks, Palatu Dheri, etc.

  • Chitorri graves

    Chitorri Graveyard, a historical ancestral graveyard, is located in Mirpur Khas with unique style canopy tombs. It belongs to the family of Talpur Mirs of Mirpur Khas, Sindh in the 17th and 18th centuries. It is located at a distance of 22 km from Mirpur Khas city.

  • Clock Tower Faisalabad

    Clock Tower or Ganta Ghar is an old historical building of Faisabad, was constructed in British Raj. Building is located in the center of eight markets in different direction like flag of England. It is located at the distance of 2 km from Faisalabad Railway Station via Railway Road, turn left after General Post office building.

  • Clock Tower Sheikhupura

    Clock Tower Sheikhupura is beautiful clock tower in square form constructed with red bricks. It is situated at Saddar Chowk on Lahore-Sargodha Road.

  • Dai Anga Tomb

    Dai Anga Tomb is situated in Lahore near Begumpura on G. T. Road in Gulabi Bagh. She is the nurse of Shahjahan, the Mughal Emperor and she was died in 1671.

  • Delhi Gate

    The Delhi Gate was built during the Mughal Empire and is one of the six remaining gates of thirteen gates of Walled City Lahore. In Mughal era, it was the main entry point to lahore from Delhi.

  • Dina Nath Well

    It was constructed in the reign of Ranjit Singh in 19th century by Raja Dina Nath. The uniqueness of well is the walled strucrture around the well with a dome of its top. There was no water in this well from its construction due to some curse of sufi saint as construction was against the wishes of the Muslims, but it still remains as historical monuments in the Walled city Lahore.

  • Dipalpur

    Dipalpur, or Depalpur, is situated on the bank of the Sutlej River in Punjab at a distance of 143 km from Lahore. It is accessible through National Highway N5, turn on the left at Renala Khurd before Okara. It is a largest Tehsil in Pakistan in Okara district.

  • Diwan-e-khas Marriage Hall Okara

  • Faran Tangi Ziarat

    Faran Tangi lies at the distance of 10 km from Ziarat city on the side of Quetta-Loralai Road. There is a small waterfall due to spring water flows down from the mountain. It is a good place for picnic just 2 km from the main road.

  • FATA

    The Federally Administrated Tribal Areas, FATA, is a semi-autonomous tribal region along the border with Afghanistan in northwestern part of Pakistan. This area is under direct control of Pakistan through the Frontier Crimes Regulations law in the times of the British Government in Sub-Continent. Most of the people in these area never support Pakistan but with the passage of time, their next generation changed their minds and they demand for the merger of FATA areas in Khyber Pakhtoonkhwa provicnce. So in May, 2018, the amendment was passed to merge the area within Khyber Pakhtoonkhwa province within next two years.

  • Ganda Singh Border

    Ganda Singh Border is an international border between Pakistan and India in Ganda Singh Wala village. The border is now closed after the 1970 war between Pakistan and India, but tourists can visit the area to observe the India-Pakistan border.

  • Gondrani Cave

    Gondrani Cave City, also known as Shehr-eRoghan, is located at a distance of 175 KM from Karachi in Lasbela, Balochistan within the rocky mountains. Most of the people believe, this town was part of Buddhist monastery in 8th century. These caves are formed due to solid conglomerate rocks with several levels. There were more than 1500 caves in 17th century, but now only 500 remain. It is accessible from Lasbela city through a small trek that leads to the hill top. Trek is not easiy due to its steepness and rocky structure. At the end of the trek, you can see the mighty structure of caves in the rocks. There is also a small lake flowing on the side of the caves.

  • Gurdwara Kartarpur

    Kartarpur is situated in Shakargarh at the distance of 27 km from Shakargarh main city. Kartarpur, also known as Gurdwara Kartarpur Sahib, is the location where Guru Nanak is said to have died, was established by Guru Nanak Dev ji in 1522.

  • Harappa

    Harappa, an archaeological site, is at a distance of 24 km from Sahiwal. Its name is driven from a modern village located near the former course of the Ravi River that is at a distance of 6 km from the site.

  • Harnai

    Harnai is situated at 166 km from Quetta on the Quetta Road. It is surrounded by different mountain ranges. Normally the weather in Harnai remains pleasant except in few months of summer. It is the most beautiful city in the Balochistan and there are number of fresh water streams, which use to growing fresh vegetables and fruits.

  • Haveli

    It is a district in Azad Kashmir and is located at the distance of 141km from Muzaffarabad, capital of Azad Kashmir. It is accessible via Kohala through Bagh Highway and then following Dhulli Road. It is covered by Indian Occupied Kashmir from its three sides. Haji Pir Pass at an elevation of 8,652 feet is an important visiting and adventurous place in the Haveli district. There is also a shrine of Baba Haji Pir, which also attracts tourists from all over Pakistan. Palangi is another beautiful tourist spot in the Haveli District in the snow-covered mountains.

  • Hazuri Bagh

    Hazuri Bagh is the place between Badshahi mosque and Shahi Fort. It is a beautiful square garden with a baradari in the center with four rectangular parks with a line of fountains and water channels from the center of central baradari to all four sides. Every parks also have a crossed pathway inside it.

  • Hiran Minar

    Hiran Minar, also known as Royal hunting resort, was built by Mughal Emporer in memory of his pet Antelope, named Mans Raj, in 1607 in Skeikhupura, also known as Jahangirpura. It is located at the distance of 5 km from Sheikhupura Railway Station and accessed via Hafizabad Road. A 30-meter high tower was constructed on his grave, which is circular and tapers toward its top on the flat platform. There is a spiral staircase having 108 steps inside the tower that leads to the top of the top. There are 210 square holes in the outer surface of the tower to accommodate the birds living in the surrounding jungle.