Category Archives: Lahore

Strolling in Bahria Town Lahore

This post contains some random clicks while wandering in Bahria Town Lahore. I must say that Bahria Town is worthy of a short exploration trip, especially during winter or spring season, when weather is pleasant. Continue reading Strolling in Bahria Town Lahore

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Modern Architectural Marvel – Grand Jamia Mosque

The Grand Jamia Mosque in Bahria Town (Lahore, Pakistan) is a marvelous latest addition to other historical landmarks of the city. With a capacity of 25,000 worshipers inside main hall, it can accommodate a total of 70,000 worshipers considering its courtyard. This makes it Pakistan’s largest mosque till date in terms of indoor capacity yet Faisal Mosque in Islamabad and Badshahi Moqsue in Lahore are considered Pakistan’s first and second largest mosques respectively. Continue reading Modern Architectural Marvel – Grand Jamia Mosque

Lahore Canal – Heart of the City

Lahore is a vibrant and lively metropolitan, extensively rich in culture and having long history dating back to earliest human civilizations.  Apart from numerous Lahore’s famous landmarks and monuments, a trip to Lahore wouldn’t be complete without travelling along Lahore Canal, specially on national or religious festivals, when the canal is decorated with flotillas and illuminated with lights.  Continue reading Lahore Canal – Heart of the City

Tomb of Maharaja Ranjit Singh – Funerary Urns of One Eyed Bout Ruler

Samadhi of Maharaja Ranjit Singh (Tomb of King Ranjit Singh), located adjacent to famous Lahore’s landmark Badshahi Mosque, is a mausoleum containing funerary urns of short time Sikh ruler of Punjab – Maharaja Ranjit Singh. Although he conquered the region by defeating Muslim Mughal emperors however it is said that he never seated on their throne in regard to their legendary reign of few centuries. Continue reading Tomb of Maharaja Ranjit Singh – Funerary Urns of One Eyed Bout Ruler

Minar-e-Pakistan – The National Tower of Pakistan

Minar-e-Pakistan (literally, Tower of Pakistan), a monument built to commemorate the day when Pakistan Resolution was passed in March 23, 1940. This resolution was the first official call for a separate & independent homeland for the Muslims living in South Asian subcontinent based on Two Nation Theory i.e. Muslims and Hindus are two different nations. Continue reading Minar-e-Pakistan – The National Tower of Pakistan