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10 Historical Buildings of Pakistan

There are many famous historical buildings in Pakistan. Some of them were present before the establishment of Pakistan. In our country there are historical buildings which are signs of Mughal Architecture and Indus Valley Civilization. There are many famous historical buildings in Pakistan that attract the people of Pakistan. Here I mention 10 historical buildings of Pakistan.

10 Historical Buildings of Pakistan

Islamia College:

Islamia College

Islamia College was established in 1913 by Nawab Sir Sahabzada Abdul Qayyum and Sir George Roos Kepel. It is situated in Peshawar. Islamia College is now a renowned educational institute besides its historical building and history. The building of Islamia College is the best embodiment of Muslim civilization in south Asia. Muhammad Ali Jinnah visited this historical college three times in his life.

Badshahi Mosque:

Badshahi mosqueBadshahi mosque means the king mosque. It was built by Mughal Emperor Aurangzeb in 1671 to 1673 situated in Lahore. Badshahi mosque is the second largest mosque in Pakistan and fifth largest mosque in the world.

Bab-e-Pakistan:

Bab-e-PakistanBab-e-Pakistan means the gate way of Pakistan. It is one of the famous historical buildings of Pakistan. It is a national monument which is situated in Lahore. The Bab-e-Pakistan was built in the honor of Muslim families who chose to migrate to the state of Pakistan in 1947.

Lahore Fort:

Lahore FortIt is situated in the historical city Lahore. It is one of the historical buildings of Pakistan. Lahore fort is locally referred as Shahi Qilla.  The origin of the fort was older and then its present structure was built by the Mughal emperor Akbar.

Quaid’s Residency:

Quaid’s ResidencyQuaid’s residency is situated in Ziarat in Baluchistan. The Residency where Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah spent the last days of his life. The residency was constructed in 1892. The whole building is actually a wooden structure beautifully designed and has great architectural importance.

Minar-e-Pakistan:

Minar-e-PakistanMinar-e-Pakistan literally means tower of Pakistan. It is present in Iqbal Park Lahore. It is a public place and was built in 1960s to commemorate the Lahore resolution. Minar-e-Pakistan has total height of 72 meters above the ground.

Shalamar Bagh:

Shalamar GardenShalamar Garden was built by Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan in Lahore. It is the famous historical place in Pakistan. There are 410 refreshing fountains in this garden which attract the visitors.

Iqbal Tomb:

Allama Iqbal tombAllama Iqbal tomb is situated in Lahore located in the Hazuri Bagh between the Lahore fort and badshahi mosque. It is an impressive structure present in Lahore. The architecture reflects a combination of Afghan and Moorish styles.

Mazar-e-Quaid:

Mazar-e-QuaidMazar-e-Quaid is the tomb of Pakistan founder Quad-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah. It was established in 1940. It is made of white marble with curved Moorish arches and copper grills.

Pakistan Monument:

Pakistan MonumentPakistan Monument is present in the capital city of Islamabad and it was completed in three years from 2004 to 2007. Pakistan Monument is the symbolic representation of four provinces of Pakistan. The visitors amazed to see the marvels of architecture here.

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