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Lahore - Historical Places
Many sights in Lahore go back to the times of the Mughal Emperors.
Lahore has its own Red Fort, one of the biggest Mosques in the subcontinent and some beautiful gardens like Mughal's Shalimar Garden and British Lawrence Garden .
Places worth seeing are Lahore Fort, Badshahi Mosque and mausoleum of Emperor Jahanigir.Another major place worth visiting is the famous Lahore Museum
Here is a list of a few important places with their detials.
- Walled City:
- The Mall:
- Hiran Minar:
- Lahre Fort
- Iqbal Park
Iqbal Park is a park in Lahore, and a National Park of Pakistan, which was built solely for one purpose - provide a setting for the display of the Minar-e-Pakistan.
- Lawrence Garden
Bagh-e-Jinnah is a historical garden in the city of Lahore, Pakistan. It was formerly known as Lawrence Gardens. It is a botanical garden but also serves as an entertainment venue with an open-air theatre, mosque, library, restaurant, tennis courts and the Gymkhana Cricket Ground. It is located on Lawrence Road next to Lahore Zoo, directly across from the Governor's House on The Mall.
- Shalimar Gardens
The Shalimar Gardens are located along the Grand Trunk Road some 5 kilometers northeast of the main Lahore city. The Shalimar Gardens, sometimes written Shalamar Gardens, were built by the Mughal emperor Shah Jahan in Lahore, Pakistan. Construction began in 1641 A.D. (1051 A.H.) and was completed the following year. The project management was carried out under the superintendence of Khalilullah Khan, a noble of Shah Jahan's court, in cooperation with Ali Mardan Khan and Mulla Alaul Maulk Tuni. Details..
- Badshahi Mosque
- Lahore Museum
Lahore Museum was established in 1984 in Lahore, Pakistan, and is one of the major museums of South Asia. Lahore Museum is also known as Central Museum, and is located on The Mall.Lahore Museum has thousand of vey rare motifs, pottery, jewelry coins statutes from pre historic Harrappa civilization to Buddhist period. Details..
- Data Darbar
Complex where Hazrat Syed Abul Hassan ibn Usman ibn Ali Al-Hajweri, the famous Sufi saint of South Asia, is buried. Complex includes Hajveri Mosque, built in pre-Mughal era. Details
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