Lahore: The Largest Punjabi city in the world. After Karachi, the second most city of Pakistan is Lahore. The city has a huge history. As it ruled by Hindu Shahis, Ghaznavids, Ghurids and Delhi Sultanate. Serving as a capital city for many years. It was once capital for Sikh Empire. It was the Capital of Punjab before the independence. After Independence, it became the Capital of the Punjab province of Pakistan. The city has a lot of traveling destinations for tourists to visit. And Lahore Fort and Shalimar Gardens manages to hold the award for UNESCO World Heritage sites.
It is an Urdu language word Minar e Pakistan means “Tower of Pakistan”, constructed in 1960s. Minar-e-Pakistan constructed on the location where All India Muslim League passed Lahore Resolution on 23rd March 1940. It was made with the theory of Mughal/Islamic and modern architecture.
Established in 1872, Lahore Zoo is one of the largest zoos in south Asia. This Zoo expected to be the third or fourth oldest zoo in the world. With about 136 different species, zoo have almost 1380 animals. It is the best places for the kids to have fun.
Basically Wagah was a village, which was being divided after the partition of Pakistan and India in 1947. This places is popular among every tourist who visited the city. Because of the ceremony held there every evening. The ceremony is about lowering the flags of both countries after parade. It lies on Old Grand Trunk road connecting Lahore Pakistan and Amritsar India.
The biggest museum of Pakistan, Lahore museum was built in 1865-66 on building of Punjab Exhibition 1864. After that in 1894, it shifted to site that in today, known as Mall Road. There is a huge collection of Art and cultural Heritage.
Facing the marvellous Badshahi Mosque, Lahore fort also known as “Shahi Qilla”. It is one of the best place for history lover travelers to visit and to get knowledge of Mughal Era and many other empires. Because of its Amazing Collections of Mughal Empire, the Fort has been awarded UNESCO World Heritage Site.
There are also a lot of places to visit in Lahore like Shalimar Gardens, Badshahi Mosque, Wazir Khan Mosque, Anarkali Bazaar and more. Hope you like it.