Lahore is one of the historical and the second largest city of Pakistan. It is rich in culture and traditions also called the Mughal city of Gardens due to the high influence of Mughal emperors. There is lot of beautiful places in Lahore for the tourist due to their unique and historic background.
Here is the list of top ten beautiful places to visit in Lahore.
Tomb of Jahangir Lahore:
Tomb of Jahangir Lahore is an eye catching place. It was built for the Mughal Empire Jahangir. His son Shah Jahan built the mausoleum after the ten years of his father’s death. The Tomb contains four 30 meters high Minarets.
Lahore Fort (Shahi Qila):
The Shahi Qila which is locally called by the people is a very beautiful place to visit. It is situated in North West corner of the Lahore city. The Mughal Emperor Akbar laid the foundation of this Lahore fort.
The Fort has two gates one is alamgiri gate and the other is called maseeti gate. Overall it provides an amazing view & attracts the tourists.
Shalimar Garden Lahore:
Shalimar Garden Lahore is another master piece of the Mughal Architecture. The Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan has constructed in 1641 AD. Shalimar Garden is located near baghbanpura. Its beautiful Mughal Work attracts the tourist towards this royal garden.
Badshahi Mosque no doubt about it is an imperial mosque which is master art of the mughal emperors. This is the 2nd largest mosque in Pakistan and of course the fivth largest in the World. In 1993 the Government of Pakistan includes the Mosque in the World heritage site in Unesco.
Minar-e-Pakistan is basically a public monument which is located in Iqbal Park Lahore. It is a beautiful place for the tourists and was constructed during 1960s. This is a Symbol of Freedom for the brave nation of Pakistan. After the period of eight years it was completed in 1968. The Total height of the minar is 92 meters. The Park around the monument provides the eye catching view to the tourists.
Fakir Khana Lahore Art Gallery:
Fakir khana is the private museum of the Lahore and the largest of south Asia. This museum provides lot of information about Punjab heritage and traditions to the visitors. It is a hidden treasure of the art.
It is the private museum of the fakir family which transfers from generations to generations. Now e museum provides visitors online information about the art & traditions of Pakistan and the World.