Punjab is a historically rich and culturally diverse province. Punjab has a number of cultural monuments that everybody can visit. Here in this blog we will discuss Historical Places of Punjab, Most Visited Places in Punjab, and Top Ten Touristic Places in Punjab.
The Lahore Museum
The Lahore Museum is a museum located in Lahore, Pakistan. Founded in 1865 at a smaller location and opened in 1894 at its current location on ‘The Mall’ in Lahore during the British colonial period, Lahore Museum is Pakistan’s most visited and famous museums and remains one of the major museums in South Asia. Lahore Meausem is one of top ten most visit places in Punjab.
Bagh-e-Jinnah formerly known as Lawrence Gardens is a historical park in the city of Lahore, Pakistan.The large green space contains a botanical garden, Masjid Dar-ul-Islam, and Quaid-e-Azam Library. There are also entertainment and sports facilities within the park: an open-air theater, a restaurant, tennis courts and the Gymkhana Cricket Ground. It is located on Lawrence Road next to Lahore Zoo, directly across from the Governor’s House on The Mall. Bagh e Jinnah is one of most visited place in Punjab.
Tomb of Shah Rukn e Alam (Bahauddin Zakaria)
The Tomb of Shah Rukn-e-Alam located in Multan, Pakistan, is the mausoleum of the Sufi saint Sheikh Rukn-ud-Din Abul Fateh. The shrine is considered to be the earliest example of Tughluq architecture, and is one of the most impressive shrines in the Asia. This Tomb is one of most visited places in Multan. Many Pakistani Dramas were shooted here. Famous Pakistani Drama Khuda Aur Muhabat 3 starring Feroze Khan & Iqra Aziz was shooted here at Tomb of Shah Rukn e Alam (Bahauddin Zakaria).
The Kartarpur Corridor
The Kartarpur Corridor is a visa-free border crossing and corridor, connecting the Gurdwara Darbar Sahib in Pakistan to the border with India. The crossing allows Sikh devotees from India to visit the gurdwara in Kartarpur, 4.7 kilometres from the India–Pakistan border on the Pakistani side without a visa.
Kartarpur is redesigned in the tenure of Prime Minister Imran Khan. Sikh Pligirms (Yatri) are also invited across the border to visit the Holy Sikh Site. After the Opening of Kartarpura, it become one of most visited places in Punjab, Pakistan. Kartarpura Corridor allows Visa-Free Entry to Sikh Pilgirms.
Khabikki Lake is a salt water lake, in the Soan Sakaser Valley in the southern Salt Range area in Khushab District, Punjab, Pakistan. This lake is formed due to the absence of drainage in the range. It is part of Uchhali Wetlands Complex and has been designated a Ramsar site.
Derawar Fort, one of top ten historic sites in Paksitan, is a large square fortress in Ahmadpur East Tehsil, Punjab, Pakistan. Approximately 130 km south of the city of Bahawalpur, the forty bastions of Derawar are visible for many miles in the Cholistan Desert. The walls have a perimeter of 1500 metres and stand up to thirty metres high.
The Badshahi Mosque is a Mughal era mosque in Lahore, capital of the Pakistani province of Punjab, Pakistan. The mosque is located west of Lahore Fort along the outskirts of the Walled City of Lahore, and is widely considered to be one of Lahore’s most iconic landmarks. Badshahi Masjid Lahore is included in Top Ten Must Vistied Places in Pakistan.
Katas Raj Temples
The Shri Katas Raj Temples are also known as Qila Katas, is a complex of several Hindu temples connected to one another by walkways. The temple complex surrounds a pond named Katas which is regarded as sacred by Hindus. The complex is located in the Potohar Plateau region of Pakistan’s Punjab province. If you are Planning visit to paksitan, then Katas Raj is one of important touristic places in Pakistan.
Gurdwara Nankana Sahib
Gurdwara Janam Asthan also referred to as Gurdwara Nankana Sahib, is a highly revered gurdwara that was built at the site where the founder of Sikhism, Guru Nanak, was believed to be born. The shrine is located in the city of Nankana Sahib, near the city of Lahore in the Punjab province of Pakistan.
Darbar Mahal is a one of most visited places in the city of Bahawalpur, Pakistan. The building was built to hold courtly events and government offices of the former princely state of Bahawalpur. The palace was built by Bahawal Khan V, and initially named Mubarak Mahal.