Lahore is beautiful, attracted and historical city of Pakistan which is second largest city of the country and as well as the provincial capital of Punjab. It is considered the hub of political, transport, entertainment and education. Lahore has 25th rank in the world due its most populated urban area. Lahore is also known as the city of publications because more than 80% books are being published of the country in Lahore. The largest electricity market has also been found in Lahore is situated at Mall Road, Lahore and has plenty of other markets in Lahore therefore a number of people travel daily to Lahore for their trade purposes. Moreover in the field of education the Punjab University is one of the largest Asian universities where quality education is given to students. Lahore has plenty of historical and beautiful places that attract tourists not only from Pakistan but also from other countries. Top 5 beautiful, attracted and historical places in Lahore as mentioned below:-
Minar-e-Pakistan is one of the great and historical places in Lahore which is situated in Iqbal Park Lahore which is also known as National Tower of Pakistan because the resolution for separate country for Muslims in sub-continent was passed on 23rd March 1940. The construction of Minar-e-Pakistan was started on 23rd March 1960 and completed in eight years on 31st October 1968. Minar-e-Pakistan has the height of 201 feet (62 meters). There are many beautiful gardens around it which cause the attraction for people therefore huge amount of people come here to see historical place from Lahore and from other cities also.
Lahore zoo is great place for every age of people where they come and enjoy lots due its beauties. Lahore Zoo was being established way back in 1872 which is largest zoo in South Asia and consisted on 25 acres land located at Mall Road, Lahore near to Provincial Punjab assembly. There are about 1380 different kind of animals are available in this Zoo. It is spectacular place to visit especially for children.
Wagha Border, Lahore
Wagha Border Lahore is situated at Grand Trunk Road which is the only road that joins two countries Pakistan and India. Actually Wagha is a village which is located at this area and was being divided on partition time in 1947 when Pakistan got independence. The half area of Wahga village is located in India and half is in Pakistan. One of the attracted reasons to visit this place is “ceremony” which takes place every day at evening. The ceremony starts with the parade of soldiers from both ends and both Indian and Pakistani flags are being lowered at the end of ceremony after that army people from both countries shake their hands to each other. This is way many people visit this place every day at the time of ceremony.
The Lahore Museum was established 1894. Lahore Museum is also located at Mall Road, Lahore. The present building of Lahore Museum was designed by the Sir Ganga Ram and it is the biggest museum of the country. There are numbers of heritage items are being kept here such as weapons, textiles, jewelry. People and especially students visit this museum and observe the old age things.
Lahore Fort (Shahi Qila)
The Lahore fort which mostly known as Shahi Qila Lahore was being constructed between 1556-1605 by the Mughal Emperor Akbar. Shahi Qila is located in Walled City and in front of another great historical building Badshahi Mosque. It is really beautiful building of old era which attracts the people throughout the world. It is excellent place for those people who love the history of heritage. Hundreds of people come here to enjoy daily.