Heritage Places

Lahore is one of the historical & the 2nd largest city of Pakistan. It is rich in Culture & Traditions also called the Mughal city of Gardens due to the high influence of Mughal emperors. There are lot of beautiful & Amazing Places in Lahore for the tourist due to their unique & historic background. Here is the list of top ten beautiful places to visit in Pakistan.

Tomb of Jahangir Lahore
The tomb is located in the outskirts of Lahore in a place called Shahdara. The place was chosen for his tomb because Jahangir along with his wife Nur Jahan was in love with the place at the time they were living in the city. This Tomb built for the Mughal Empire Jahangir by his son Shah Jahan after the ten years of his father’s death.
Lahore Fort/ Shahi Qila
The Shahi Qila which 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 masti 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. It’s beautiful Mughal Work attracts the tourist towards this royal garden.
Badshahi Mosque
The Badshahi Mosque (Imperial Mosque) in Lahore was commissioned by the sixth Mughal Emperor Aurangzeb. Constructed between 1671 and 1673, it was the largest mosque in the world upon construction. It is the second largest mosque in Pakistan and the seventh largest mosque in the world. It is Lahore's most iconic and famous landmark and a major tourist attraction. The minarets are 196 feet (60 m) tall.

 

Minar-e-Pakistan
Minar-e-Pakistan is basically a public monument which is located in Iqbal Park Lahore. Minar-e-Pakistan (Pakistan Day Memorial) is a minar which was built to commemorate the day when the Pakistan resolution was passed on March 23, 1940. The main tower of this memorial was completed on March 22, 1968. This is a Symbol of Freedom for the brave nation of Pakistan.
Sheesh Mahal
The Sheesh Mahal (The Palace of Mirrors) is located within the Shah Burj block in northern-western corner of Lahore Fort. It was constructed under the reign of Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan in 1631-32. It is among the 21 monuments that were built by successive Mughal emperors inside Lahore Fort, and forms the jewel in the Fort’s crown. As part of the larger Lahore Fort Complex, it has been inscribed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1981.
Anarkali Bazar
Anarkali Bazar is an important bazaar of Lahore & the oldest of the south Asia. It was named after a slave girl of Emperor Akbar Anarkali who loves with the emperor son Saleem. It is the center of garments, jewellery, Textiles & lot of other items which are the main attractive of the tourists.
Fakir Khana Lahore Art Gallery
Fakir khana is the private museum of the Lahore & the largest of south Asia. This museum provides lot of information about Punjab heritage & 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 & the World.
Lahore Zoo
Lahore Zoo in Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan, established in 1872, one of the largest zoos in South Asia. It is currently managed by the Wildlife and Parks department of the Government of Pakistan. Today the zoo houses a collection of about 1380 animals of 136 species.[1] Lahore Zoo was the host of the fifth annual conference of SAZARC in 2004.
Museum
The Lahore Museum, was originally established in 1865-66 on the site of the hall or building of the 1864 Punjab Exhibition and later shifted to its present site located on The Mall, Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan in 1894.
Wazir Khan Mosque
The Wazir Khan Mosque in Lahore, Pakistan, is famous for its extensive faience tile work. It has been described as 'a mole on the cheek of Lahore' .
Wahga Boarder
Wagah is located on the international highway between Amritsar, India and Lahore, Pakistan. The lowering of the flags ceremony at Wagah border near Hussainiwala National Martyrs Memorial, is a daily military practice that the security forces of India (Border Security Force) and Pakistan (Pakistan Rangers) have jointly followed since 1959.
Data Derbar Lahore
Data Darbar, located in the city of Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan is one of the oldest Muslim shrines in South Asia. It houses the remains of a Sufi saint, Abul Hassan Ali Hajvery. He is said to have lived on the site in the 11th century.