Blogs Posts in Punjab category; 32 blog posts

Sadiq Garh Palace, Bhawalpur

  Sadiq Garh Palace Bhawalpur is the only Palace which is far more superior to all others in terms of elegance and glory. It was established in 1882 by His Highness Nawab Sadiq Muhammad Khan (IV). There is huge wall all arou [...]

Posted On : Jun, 04 2012 | Comments : 1

Muree Hill Station

Muree Hill Station

From Islamabad, an hour road drive is Muree (elevation 7,500 feet), the popular hill station in Pakistan. It is connected through a high standard winding alpine road. The scenery is superb, the climate cool in summer and crisply cold [...]

Posted On : Jun, 04 2012 | Comments : 0

Lahore Museum

Lahore Museum was established built in 1864 and thirty years later in 1894shifted to its present location (Mall road in front of Punjab University City Campus. The building was designed by sir Ganga Ram the famous architect. It is one o [...]

Posted On : Jun, 04 2012 | Comments : 0

Minar-e-Pakistan Lahore

In Lahore, on 23rd March1940 Pakistan Muslim League under leadership of Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah passed the Pakistan Resolution demanding the creation of Pakistan.  Minar-e-Pakistan is constructed on this site i.e. Iqbal pa [...]

Posted On : Jun, 04 2012 | Comments : 0

Shah Rukn-e-Alam Tomb

Shah Rukn-e-Alam Tomb

The tomb of Shah Rukn-e-Alam was built by Ghias-ud-Din Tughlak during his governorship of Depalpur, between 1320 and 1324 AD. Sheikh Rukn-ud-Din Abul Fath (1251–1335) commonly called Shah Rukne Alam was among the eminent Suf [...]

Posted On : Jun, 04 2012 | Comments : 0

Lal Sunhara National Park, Bhawalpur

Lal Suhanra National Park is 36 km north-east of Bahawalpur. The park was developed in 1972. It is the home of many animals and birds, including the rare chinkara gazelle and plentiful wild boar. There is a rest house which can be &nb [...]

Posted On : Jun, 04 2012 | Comments : 0

Lahore Fort

Lahore Fort

Lahore Fort is located at a prominent place in the northwest corner of the Walled City. The castle is spread over approximately 50 acres and is trapezoidal in form.  A mud fort existed here in 1021, when Mahmud of Ghazni inva [...]

Posted On : Jun, 04 2012 | Comments : 0

Darbar Mahal, Bhawalpur

Darbar Mahal, Bhawalpur

Darbar Mahal, Bhawalpur was built by Nawab Sadiq (V) in early 19th century.   For a long time this palace was in use of the son (Nawab Abbass Abbassi) of the Nawab. Now this palace is used as an Army office. The total area of t [...]

Posted On : Jun, 04 2012 | Comments : 0

Daman-e-koh, Islamabad

Daman-e-koh, Islamabad

A famous viewpoint in the middle of Margallah Hills north of Islamabd, Daman-e-Koh found its name from conjunction of Urdu & Persian words: Daman, which means center and Koh, which means hill. So it is Daman-e-Koh meaning center o [...]

Posted On : Jun, 04 2012 | Comments : 0

Chauburji, Lahore

Chauburji, Lahore

Four Towers (Chauburji) is a monumental structure that stands on the road that goes southward to Multan.  The establishment of this garden is attributed to Mughal Princess Zeb-un-Nisa, 1646 AD, Chauburji represents a strong blend [...]

Posted On : Jun, 04 2012 | Comments : 0

Badshahi Mosque, Lahore

Badshahi Mosque, Lahore

Mughal Emperor Aurangzeb Alamgir built the Badshahi mosque during his rule from 1658 to 1707. It is one of the many significant architectural monuments/landmark in Lahore. The mosque is a major tourist attraction along with Lahore for [...]

Posted On : Jun, 04 2012 | Comments : 0

Rawal Lake - Islamabad

Rawal Lake - Islamabad

Rawal Lake in Pakistan is an artificial reservoir that provides the water needs for the cities of Rawalpindi and Islamabad. Korang River along with some other small streams coming from Margalla Hills have been set to form this artificial [...]

Posted On : Jan, 11 2012 | Comments : 0

Noor Mahal - Bahawalpur.

Noor Mahal - Bahawalpur.

The Noor Mahal is a palace in Bahawalpur, Pakistan. It was built in 1872 like an Italian chateau on neoclassical lines, at a time when modernism had set in. It belonged to the Nawab of Bahawalpur princely state, during British Raj. H [...]

Posted On : Jan, 05 2012 | Comments : 0

Changa Manga - N-5 Highway.

Changa Manga - N-5 Highway.

Changa Manga - N-5 Highway. The Changa Manga is a planted forest and a wildlife park in Lahore District, Punjab, Pakistan.     Changa Manga Forest is 70 kilometers from Lahore when travelling through the L [...]

Posted On : Jan, 05 2012 | Comments : 0

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