Top 10 Historical Places In Pakistan You Should Visit

Top 10 Historical Places In Pakistan You Should Visit

Nature has gifted Pakistan with enormous natural beauties and some of the incredible hidden gems. Although there are many breathtaking valleys and amazing spots to explore in Pakistan, there are also some astonishing historical places you should visit. Here we are sharing about historical gems of Pakistan showing the most striking historic architecture.

Hiran Minar

Hiran Minar was built by the Mughal Emperor Jahangir. He built this Minar in remembrance of his pet Deer when it was hunted mistakenly. This deer tower is situated in Pakistan city Sheikhupura. In the 1600s this place was famous for hunting. Once Mughal Emperor was hunting at this place, he mistakenly hunted down his own deer. He was very guilty of killing his own pet, that’s why he ordered to build this minaret. This is an amazing historical sight which should be visited once in life.

Noor Mahal Bhawalpur

Noor Mahal is a stunning palace located in Bhawalpur Pakistan. It is considered a hidden gem of Pakistan. It is not located in a much-developed city that is why it was not much popular among tourists before. This beautiful building was built by a British engineer in 1875; its construction was an inspiration of Italian styles. It is a well-known palace open for the general public to visit.

Noor Mahal Bhawalpur

Wazir Khan Mosque

This is another ancient masterpiece of Shah Jahan’s era. It is located in Lahore along the bank of river Ravi in Shahdra Bagh. Wazir Khan Mosque is bounded by the Delhi gate which is appreciated and photographed by many photographers. This outstanding masterpiece was built using faience tile work.  It is one of the most spectacular architectures of its kind which should be visited when in Lahore.

Wazir Khan Mosque

Moehnjo Daro

It is considered as one of the oldest urban historic place known to man till the date. This place is approximately 5000 years old. It is located in the province of Sindh of Pakistan, in Larkana district. It is near to the river Indus. Many people all around Pakistan and the world come to visit this place.  Moehnjo Daro was discovered in 1992 and later on in 1965 shoveling was completed.

Moehnjo Daro

Tomb of Jahangir

Tomb of Jahangir as expressed by its name was built for the Mughal emperor Jahangir in the 17th century. His wife Nur Jahan built this tomb in her supervision and was completed in 10 years. The structure was decorated with flower designs, different color stones and marble were used to décor the walls of the Tomb. It is one of the most magnificent architectures of Mughal time. 

Minar-e-Pakistan

Minar-e-Pakistan is a standing historical tower of Pakistan, where Pakistan Resolution was passed on 23 March 1940. This tower is a known tower of Pakistan where the birth of Pakistan’s decision was made. It is a birth symbol of Pakistan too. It is located in Lahore in a large Park. From its top almost whole city Lahore is visible. Many travelers when travel to Lahore must visit this place.

Minar-e-Pakistan

Shalimar Gardens

Shalimar’s garden was built by Shah Jahan for her wife. It is one of the most beautiful and amazing creations of Mughals, which is now an appealing spot for tourists to visit. These Gardens are located in the northeast of Lahore city. It is being renovated many times in a year for its excavation. These gardens are beautifully constructed having well-formed lawns and fascinating fountains.

Shalimar Gardens

Rohtas Fort

Rohtas Fort is another ancient historic place in Pakistan. It is located in Jhelum in the province of Punjab. This fort was built in the reign of Sher Shah Suri in the 15th century.  The fort is one of the largest and impressive fortresses we have in Pakistan. The fort was never affected by any storm and stood remarkable in the city. It was a strong defensive architecture of that time. This is an impressive ancient monument in south Asia you must visit.

Rohtas Fort

Makli Necropolis

Makli also is known as necropolis is another ancient’s history in Pakistan. Necropolis is located in the renowned historical city Thatta in Sindh province. It has an outstanding historical value in the province of Sindh. This monument is built using the best quality stones and bricks. People from Pakistan and foreigners come to explore this historic place built in an amazing historical architecture.

Makli Necropolis

Taxila

Taxila is another pivotal place located in Punjab province Pakistan. It is situated almost 32 km away from the twin cities of Pakistan. The history of Taxila belongs to Gandhara civilization, which was destroyed by the nomadic Hunas for the Hindus and Buddhists. Still, this is a great place of attraction for tourist and they can reach this destination through capital city Islamabad.

Taxila

A quick wrap up

These are some of the mind-blowing historical places we have in Pakistan. These are stunning places for foreign tourists for traveling through. Maintenance of these places is necessary to keep their attractiveness alive for travelers. As compared to other countries we are not spending much for preservations of these gems. To keep the charm of visiting these historical places alive, our government must take adequate measures for the safety and maintenance of these amazing destinations.

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