Top 6 Pakistan Historical Places, Best for tourist, Abid Hussain Academy


History plays an important role in the identity of a country. Ancient civilizations like Indus valley civilization, Taxila and great civilization of Lahore remind us of the glory of that era. Pakistan also has a rich historical background of different places and buildings. Tourists like to visit these places and gain lots of historical information.
History plays an important role in the identity of a country. Ancient civilizations like Indus valley civilization, Taxila and great civilization of Lahore remind us of the glory of that era. Pakistan also has a rich historical background of different places and buildings. Tourists like to visit these places and gain lots of historical information..   # Masjid Wazir Khan  One of the historical places in Pakistan is Masjid Wazir Khan in Lahore. It is famous for its extensive fancy tile work. It has been represented as 'a mole on the cheek of Lahore. It was completed in seven years, starting around 1634-1635 A.D, during the reign of Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan. It was engineered by Shaikh llum-din Ansari, a native of Chiniot, who rose to be the court physician to Shah Jahan and later, the Governor of Lahore. He was commonly known as Wazir Khan. (The word Wazir suggests that 'minister' in English language) The house of prayer is found within the centre and is definitely accessible from Dehli Gate.  # Rohtas Fort Another historical place is Rohtas Fort. It lies sprawing upon a low rocky hill north of Jhelum in the bend of the river Ghan. (Spelled as Kahan). It occupies an uneven piece of land. Rohtas is different from Rohtasgarh fort in Bihar, India. It only derives its name from there. The fort was built in compliance with the orders of Sher Shah Suri of the Lodhi tribe. The project took many years to complete and was finished during the reign of Sher Shah's son and successor Jalal Khan.  # Badshahi Masjid Another famous historical place is Badshahi Masjid or the Emperor's Mosque'. It was built in 1673 by the Mughal Emperor Aurangzeb in Lahore. It is one of the city best known landmarks and a major tourist attraction. It characterizes the beauty and greatness of Mughal era. It has the capacity of accommodating over 55,000  worshippers. It is the second largest masjid in Pakistan, after Faisal Masjid in Islamabad. The architecture and design of Badshahi Masjid have close similarity with the Jamia Masjid Delhi in India, which was built in 1648 by Aurangzeb's father and predecessor, Emperor Shah Jahan. The Imam-e-Kaaba (Sheikh Abdur-Rehman AI Sudais of Saudi Arabia) had also led prayers in this mosque in 2007.  # Lahore Fort (Shahi Qila)  Next to Badshahi Masjid is Lahore fort, locally referred to as Shahi Qila. It is regarded as the citadel of the city, Lahore. It is located to the north western corner of the walled city of Lahore. The trapezoidal composition is spread over 20 hectares. The origins of the fort go as far back as antiquity, however, the existing base structure was built during the reign of Mughal Emperor Akbar (1556-1605) and was regularly upgraded by subsequent  rulers, having 13 gates altogether. Thus, the fort manifests the rich tradition of Mughal architecture. Some of the famous sites inside the fort include: Sheesh Mehal, Alamgiri Gate, Naulakha Pavilion, and Moti Masjid. In 1981, the fort was inscribed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site along with the Shalimar Garden (Lahore).  # Shalimar Garden The Shalamar Garden was built by the Mughal emperor Shah Jahan. Its construction began in 1641 A.D. and was completed in the following year. The garden has been laid out from south to north in three descending terraces, which are elevated by 4-5 meters (13-15 feet) above one another. The 3 terraces have names in Urdu as follows. The upper terrace is named Farah Bakhsh. The middle terrace named Faiz Bakhsh. lower terrace The named Hayat Bakhsh.  # Mohen jo daro Mohen jo daro, discovered in 1922. it is situated on the west Bank Of The River Indus. it has one of the earliest and most developed urban civilizations of ancient world. It forms a part of the Indus River civilization which was discovered in 1921. The Indus River civilization flourished since the third millennium BC. Mohen-jo-daro had mud-brick and baked brick buildings. It was a master piece of urban settlement. The buli-carts, boats, drinking Jars and toys used even today in all the Town of Sindh. Bear strong resemblance to those used by the ancient citizens of Mohen jo daro.
Pakistan Historical Places
  • 1.Masjid Wazir Khan
 One of the historical places in Pakistan is Masjid Wazir Khan in Lahore. It is famous for its extensive fancy tile work. It has been represented as 'a mole on the cheek of Lahore. It was completed in seven years, starting around 1634-1635 A.D, during the reign of Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan. It was engineered by Shaikh llum-din Ansari, a native of Chiniot, who rose to be the court physician to Shah Jahan and later, the Governor of Lahore. He was commonly known as Wazir Khan. (The word Wazir suggests that 'minister' in English language) The house of prayer is found within the centre and is definitely accessible from Dehli Gate.

  • 2.Rohtas Fort
Another historical place is Rohtas Fort. It lies sprawing upon a low rocky hill north of Jhelum in the bend of the river Ghan. (Spelled as Kahan). It occupies an uneven piece of land. Rohtas is different from Rohtasgarh fort in Bihar, India. It only derives its name from there. The fort was built in compliance with the orders of Sher Shah Suri of the Lodhi tribe. The project took many years to complete and was finished during the reign of Sher Shah's son and successor Jalal Khan.

  • 3.Badshahi Masjid
Another famous historical place is Badshahi Masjid or the Emperor's Mosque'. It was built in 1673 by the Mughal Emperor Aurangzeb in Lahore. It is one of the city best known landmarks and a major tourist attraction. It characterizes the beauty and greatness of Mughal era. It has the capacity of accommodating over 55,000  worshippers. It is the second largest masjid in Pakistan, after Faisal Masjid in Islamabad. The architecture and design of Badshahi Masjid have close similarity with the Jamia Masjid Delhi in India, which was built in 1648 by Aurangzeb's father and predecessor, Emperor Shah Jahan. The Imam-e-Kaaba (Sheikh Abdur-Rehman AI Sudais of Saudi Arabia) had also led prayers in this mosque in 2007.

  • 4.Lahore Fort (Shahi Qila)
Next to Badshahi Masjid is Lahore fort, locally referred to as Shahi Qila. It is regarded as the citadel of the city, Lahore. It is located to the north western corner of the walled city of Lahore. The trapezoidal composition is spread over 20 hectares. The origins of the fort go as far back as antiquity, however, the existing base structure was built during the reign of Mughal Emperor Akbar (1556-1605) and was regularly upgraded by subsequent  rulers, having 13 gates altogether. Thus, the fort manifests the rich tradition of Mughal architecture. Some of the famous sites inside the fort include: Sheesh Mehal, Alamgiri Gate, Naulakha Pavilion, and Moti Masjid. In 1981, the fort was inscribed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site along with the Shalimar Garden (Lahore).

  • 5.Shalimar Garden
The Shalamar Garden was built by the Mughal emperor Shah Jahan. Its construction began in 1641 A.D. and was completed in the following year.
The garden has been laid out from south to north in three descending terraces, which are elevated by 4-5 meters (13-15 feet) above one another. The 3 terraces have names in Urdu as follows.
  • The upper terrace is named Farah Bakhsh.
  • The middle terrace named Faiz Bakhsh.
  • lower terrace The named Hayat Bakhsh.
6.Mohen jo daro
Mohen jo daro, discovered in 1922. it is situated on the west Bank Of The River Indus. it has one of the earliest and most developed urban civilizations of ancient world. It forms a part of the Indus River civilization which was discovered in 1921. The Indus River civilization flourished since the third millennium BC.
Mohen-jo-daro had mud-brick and baked brick buildings. It was a master piece of urban settlement. The buli-carts, boats, drinking Jars and toys used even today in all the Town of Sindh. Bear strong resemblance to those used by the ancient citizens of Mohen jo daro.