Lahore is the capital city of the Pakistani province of Punjab. It is the second-most populous city in Pakistan after Karachi. The city is located in the north-eastern end of Pakistan’s Punjab province, near the border with the Indian state of Punjab. Lahore is ranked as a beta-world city, and is one of Pakistan’s wealthiest cities with an estimated GDP of $58.14 billion (PPP) as of 2014.Lahore is the historic cultural center of the Punjab region ad is the largest Punjabi city in the world.
Lahore is one of Pakistan’s most liberal and cosmopolitan cities. It exerts a strong cultural influence over Pakistan. Lahore is a major center for Pakistan’s publishing industry, and remains the foremost center of Pakistan’s literary & education scene. The population of Lahore is 11.13 Million. Lahore features a five-season semi-arid climate. The hottest month is June, where average highs routinely exceed 40 °C (104.0 °F). The wettest month is July, with heavy rainfalls and evening thunderstorms with the possibility of cloudbursts. The coolest month is January with dense fog. No matter what the season is, Lahore will have a plethora of activities and places to visit to suit your mood and budget.
Lahore is historically an important place in the South Asian Subcontinent. Famous buildings made here during the time of the Mughal Empire include the Badshahi Mosque, the Lahore Fort and the Shalimar Gardens. It was capital of the Sikh Empire of the early 19th century. Many of the city’s old artifacts and historical treasures over the ages, can be seen at the famous Lahore Museum built later in the 19th century during British Indian rule.
As the commoners say ” You are not Born , if you haven’t seen Lahore”, Lahore is popular for its array of tourist activities and amazing vibrant life. From seeing priceless artifacts to historical sites, shopping popular places to a variety of restaurants, the options are endless for visitors to Lahore.
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Lahore is famous for its vibrant life, colorful culture and amazing historical architecture providing a unique opportunity to observe the history and architecture of this great nation.
Here are some of the famous Mughal Era historic destinations in Lahore, please feel free to contact us and customize a trip based on your own preferences and areas