9 Best and Historical Places to Visit in Lahore, Pakistan

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Lahore, Pakistan, is popular for its array of tourist activities. From seeing priceless artifacts to historical sites to shopping places to a variety of restaurants, the options are endless. Here are the top 10 places in Lahore.

1. Food Street and M.M Alam Road

The fact that some of the greatest restaurants in Lahore are located on this beautifully designed road is one of the major reasons for visiting this area. The gorgeously lit Food Street is also another place to enjoy the smell and taste of all the delicious dishes that Lahore has to offer.

2. Lahore Fort

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A view of the fort's iconic Alamigiri Gate. via: en.wikipedia.org

The Lahore Fort, or the Shahi Qila, is an one-of-a-kind and wonderful Mughal structure. It measures 1400 feet by 1115 feet and the Palace of Mirrors (Sheesh Mahal) is one of the most visited palaces in the Lahore Fort.

3. Badshahi Mosque

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A view of the Mosque's prayer hall. via:en.wikipedia.org

For those visiting Lahore, the Badshahi Mosque is a real treat. This mosque is one of the most famous in the world and was built in the year 1674 by Aurangzeb, the Mughal emperor.

4. SA Gardens

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Main Entrance of SA Gardens. Via: ThePost.

It's not a garden or such place, it's a society that is different from other places, its location and surroundings are eye catching, those who visit this place start loving it. I myself have visited it twice in a month and will be going again with family here. You can find more details about SA Gardens here.

5. Anarkali Bazaar and Liberty Market

For many, a great shopping experience is one of the best things that a tourist can look forward to when exploring a new city, and Lahore can quite easily provide that. From jewelry to embroidered items to leather wear to silk to footwear, the best of Lahore can be found in these markets.

6. Masjid Wazir Khan

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The Wazir Khan Mosque is considered to be the most ornately decorated Mughal-era mosque.

The Qashani tile work of the Wazir Khan Mosque seems like a direct contrast to the majesty of the Lahore Fort. For photographers, this place is a dream come true, as they can enjoy a kaleidoscopic dream by witnessing the glazed colorful tile mosaics.

7. Shalamar Gardens

For those who love nature, the Shalamar Garden of Lahore should be the perfect getaway from the hustle and bustle of this city for a while. Known as the Shalamar Garden, it was built in the year 1641 by Shah Jahan, the great Mughal emperor. Beside this, there are also many white marble fountains and buildings in the garden.

8. Lahore Museum

The Lahore Museum is one of the best places to learn about the fascinating history of Pakistan. This museum was built in the 18th century, and contains artifacts from the times of the civilization of Mohenjodaro and Harrapa to the present day. It has about 20 galleries which exhibit different priceless Qurans, paintings, Gandharan sculpture, carpets, manuscripts, Islamic artworks and many other such artifacts.

9. Bahria Town

For many, a great shopping experience is one of the best things that a tourist can look forward to when exploring a new city, and Lahore can quite easily provide that. The Qashani tile work of the Wazir Khan Mosque seems like a direct contrast to the majesty of the Lahore Fort. For those who love nature, the Shalamar Garden of Lahore should be the perfect getaway from the hustle and bustle of this city for a while. The Lahore Museum is one of the best places to learn about the fascinating history of Pakistan.

The gorgeously lit Food Street is also another place to enjoy the smell and taste of all the delicious dishes that Lahore has to offer.

It's a newly build housing society that is a unique place in Lahore, the development and unique idea of this scheme makes it different from any other location in Lahore, you'll find eiffel tower and Egyptian pyramids clones here in this schemes and many more stuff that can amaze your eyes.

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