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famous city in north-western part of Punjab, India
capital city of Pakistan
city in Punjab, Pakistan
capital of Rajasthan, India
An obelisk built to commemorate the 1974 Organisation of Islamic Cooperation conference. Located in the Charing Cross roundabout. Few know the presence of a library/museum below the roundabout that is all about the OIC and Islamic Summit and is a treat to visit.
An impressive old building. Since 1972, no longer used by the Masons.
locality in Lahore, Pakistan
An exquisite tiled mosque located near Delhi Gate.
An impressive, ornate 4-towered gate dating to 1646.
A very large and interesting private Museum known as Faqirkhana lies inside the Bhatti Gate and is worth visiting. The museum houses a variety of old paintings, including some by great masters, original manuscripts in different languages and artifacts from South East Asia and the Indo-Pak subcontinent.
Tomb of this Sikh ruler of Lahore. Located next to the square between Lahore Fort and the Badshahi Mosque.
Built by the Mughal emperor Aurangzeb, this was long the largest mosque in the world. Entrance is free, but you will be asked to pay about Rs 10 (Nov 2006) to the shoekeeper upon exit. Try going late at night, when there are few people there. Since mosques are holy places, do not wear shorts to this or any mosque; women are advised to wear long or half-sleeved clothing, and to carry a shawl so they can cover their head. Remove shoes before entering.
A huge structure where the Mughal and Sikh rulers built their imperial quarters. It is on the UNESCO World Heritage List. There is a small museum dedicated to the Sikh period of the 18th century. A friendly museum caretaker might agree to take you into the summer rooms underground.
A three-tiered formal garden built in the 1600s, and a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
This tower, sometimes called the "Eiffel Tower of Pakistan", was built on the site where in 1940 the creation of a separate state for Muslims was recognized. Located in a park in front of the Fort and Badshahi Mosque.
Built in 1637 for the Mughal emperor Jahangir.
road border crossing between Pakistan and India
geographic region divided between Pakistan and India
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