Ruins of Earliest Human Civilisation – Harappa in Pakistan

The Indus Valley Civilisation was a Bronze Age civilisation (3300–1300 BCE; mature period 2600–1900 BCE, pre-Harappan cultures starting c.7500 BCE) in present day Pakistan and including some parts of India and Afghanistan. Along with Ancient Egypt and Mesopotamia, it was one of three early civilisations of the Old World, and the most widespread among them, covering an area of 1.25 million sq.km. Continue reading Ruins of Earliest Human Civilisation – Harappa in Pakistan

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Badshahi Mosque – Pakistan’s Second Largest Mosque

Badshahi Mosque (Emperor’s Mosque), locally called as Badshahi Masjid, constructed by Mughal Emperor Aurangzeb in 1673AD  is the second largest mosque in Pakistan till date and is one of renowned landmarks in Lahore. The mosque is capable of accommodating around 100,000 worshipers (including main hall and courtyard) ans is a major tourist attraction in the city.  A trip to Lahore would be incomplete without visiting and/or praying at this place. Since it’s a mosque therefore there is no ticket or entry fee. Continue reading Badshahi Mosque – Pakistan’s Second Largest Mosque