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Historical Places in Lahore

Lahore is a place which is renowned for its historical significance and is one of those cities in Pakistan which the tourist and foreign visitors prefer the most. There are so many Historical Places in Lahore which has the historical importance and worthy visiting not only be the international visitors but also the domestic people love to visit such places. Lahore is the city where many government rule before Pakistan as in this part of Sub continent the ruler were Mughal, Sikh and British. most of the Historical Places in Lahore are build in the rule of Mughal  as these are our heritage so that is why these building are kept in the same manner as it is build by the Mughal Emperor. Here are few of the Historical places which have the most importance and are considered to be historical places include the following:

Historical Places in Lahore

پنجاب کا دارالخلافہ لاہور میں بہت ساری تاریخی عمارتیں ہیں کیونکہ لاہور وہ شہر ہے جس میں مُغل ،سِکھ اور انگریزوں نے حکومت کی ہے ۔بہت سی تاریخی عمارتوں میں زیادہ تر مُغلیہ سلطنت میں تعمیر کی گئیں جوکہ مندرجہ ذیل ہیں ۔
1۔مینارِ پاکستان
2۔شاہی قلعہ 
3۔بادشاہی مسجد
4۔لاہور میوزیم
5۔مقبرہ جہانگیر
6۔شالامار باغ 
7۔حضوری باغ
8۔مسجد وزیر خان
9۔مقبرہِ انارکلی

Historical Places in Lahore


Minar-e-Pakistan which is also known as the Tower of Pakistan has immense historical importance in the history of the independence and the establishment of Pakistan. Minar-e-Pakistan is located in the ground which is known as the Minto Park, and it is the same ground where the Lahore Resolution was passed by Mohammad Ali Jinnah in 1940 in which the declaration for a separated homeland for the Muslims of Sub Continent was being made. The place where Minar is being built is the place where Jinnah stood while making the declaration so for that memory a Minar is being built at that same place, the Minar was being built in the tenure of 8 Years starting form 1960 and completing in 1968.

Lahore Fort:

Another very precious and worthy Historical Places in Lahore is the Lahore fort which is located in the inner city which is also known as the Old Lahore. The Fort was built by the Emperor Akbar, which is a living example of old Mughal Empire and their territories. The Lahore fort has its significance of art and creation in which the attraction is the traditional Mughal Empire and their way of living. The fort walls are although very old but are still very much strong and the government does take care of the wear and tear of the building. Lahore fort also have additional features which have made the building further precious and desirable which includes the architectural marvels as Sheesh Mahal.

Badshahi Mosque:

The very old and traditional mosque which is just beside the Lahore fort is a living example of creative and stunning architecture. The mosque was  built in the early 1673 by the Mughal Emperor Aurangzeb in Lahore. The mosque was built on a very large scale as it can accommodate almost fifty five thousand people in the prayers which itself is an example of awesome landscape. Badshahi mosque is considered to be one of the largest mosques of Asia.

Lahore Museum:

Lahore Museum is located on Mall Road Lahore and was established on 1894. Another fact about this building is that the structure of the building was designed by the Sir Ganga Ram. This Museum is the largest of all in Pakistan and inside it there are many item from from heritage like weapons, jewellery, and other old things.

Emperor Jahangir Tomb:

Among one of the Historical Places in Lahore Emporror Jahangir Tomb is one of the beautiful and Attractive place to visit. This tomb is build for the Mughal emperor known as Jahangir. This place is located in Shahdara Bagh Lahore.

Shalimar Garden Lahore:

Among the one of the mater piece of Mughal Architecture Shalimar Garden Lahore is also in the list. It is located near Baghbanpura Lahore. This royal garden attract many tourist because of its beauty, Fountains, flowers beds.

Hazuri Bagh:

Hazuri Bagh is located on Walled City Lahore and was build in 1813 by Maharajah Ranjit Singh. It is in the east of Lahore Fort and west of Badshahi Mosque. The main attraction of the Hazur Bagh is the Baradari in the center of it.

Masjid Wazir Khan:

Among Historical Places in Lahore Masjid Wazir Khan is also in the list. This mosque was build ear 1634-1635 AD. During that time the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan rule europe. Mosque is in the old lahore inner city and could be reached to it easily from delhi Gate of Lahore.

Anarkali Tomb:

As Name mentioned this tomb is on Nadira Begum known as Anarkali which is lover of Prince Saleem. She was executed in 1599 and after six year Prince order to construct a tomb in 1615 and is located in Islampura Lahore


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