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Ghoomlo.pk has listed too many fascinating historical places on its website from all over Pakistan. This country is full of natural beauty with some appealing places. It is not less than a paradise for tourist to see thousands of attractive places in a single country. We have covered almost all the places that can give you a real picture of the historical attractions of Pakistan.
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    Minar-e-Pakistan (Pakistan Day Memorial) is a minar which was built to commemorate the day when the Pakistan resolution was passed on March 23, 1940. The main tower of this memorial was completed on March 22, 1968. The location was originally known as Minto Park. It was here that the historic session of the All-India Muslim League was held on 23 March 1940        

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    Mirikot Fort

    Ranikot Fort is a historical fort near Sann, Jamshoro District, Sindh, Pakistan.     Ranikot Fort is also known as The Great Wall of Pakistan and is believed to be the world's largest fort. with a circumference of approximately 32 kilometers (20 mi). The fort's ramparts have been compared to the Great Wall of China.   The site was nominated in 1993 by the Pakistan National Commission for UNESCO world heritage status and has since been on the tentative list of UNESCO World Heritage Sites.The fort is listed as a historical site under the Antiquities Act, 1975 and its subsequent amendments, and is provided protection.

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    Mochi Gate

    Lahore is a historical city located in Punjab, Pakistan. Origin of Lahore city is not known. A section of city Lahore is known as Walled City of Lahore, “Old City” or “Androon Shehr”. It is called walled city because during the Mughal era a city wall fortified it.   There were thirteen gates in the Walled City of Lahore and Mochi Gate was one of them. In 1849 when British came to Punjab, they destroyed almost all the gates except the Roshnai Gate. Out of thirteen only 6 gates survived. Mochi Gate is one of the gates that do not exist now but that area of Old City still calls mochi gate, Lahore.   Mochi gate is locally known as Mochi Darwaza. A prominent landmark is “Laal Haveli” and this gate used to exit next to this Haveli. Word Mochi in Urdu is used for cobbler that shows that this area might was the market of shoes and repair shops. Another story related to the name of this gate is that that the initial name of this gate was Moti gate. In Mughal era Moti was a guard who looked after the gate all of his life. Later name Moti distorted and became Mochi.   More likely, the name was originated from Morchi an Urdu word used for a long and narrow ditch dug by the soldiers to provide a place of shelter from enemy. It could be the origin because during pre Mughal rule units of troops were stationed here. Other facts that go in the support of this origin are the names of some streets that are not changed as Mohalla Teer-Garan means arrow craftsmen and Mohallah Kaman-Garan meas bow craftsmen.     Inside the Mochi Gate there is Mohalla Shia. Shias are the member of an Islamic sect. Moharram is the first lunar month of Islamic calendar and Shias gather every year here and arrange majalis (religious gathering) to memorialize the martyrdom of Hazrat imam Hussain a.s the grandson of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH). Many Imam Barghas are situated here in the form of Haveli. Havilis like Nisar Havili, Laal Haveli, Haveli Wajid Ali Shah and Mubarak Haveli are from some of the masterpieces of Mughal architecture that can be found here. Mochi gate is also popular for the dried fruit, kites and firework shops. All the area within this gate is so congested and most of the streets are so narrow that it is not possible for the two people to walk parallel in the street.

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    Mohatta Palace

      Mohatta Palace is a Historical Landmark, Museum and Art gallery located at Hatim Alvi Road Karachi.   It was built by Shivratan Mohatta, a successful Marwari businessman in 1927. The architect of this beautiful piece of art was Agha Ahmed Hussain. The story behind the construction of this huge palace is basically a loved one. It is said that the wife of Shivratan was fighting with a serious illness and doctor recommended her to live in a place where refreshing winds of sea passes. So Shivratan decided to build this huge beautiful palace near Clifton so that her wife illness would heal.   After the partition of the subcontinent in 1947, this Mohatta Palace was acquired by the government of Pakistan to carry out tasks of Pakistan’s Foreign Affairs. Then when in 1964 foreign affairs office moved to Islamabad, Fatima Jinnah started living there in Mohatta Palace. After the death of Fatima Jinnah, her sister Shireen Bai started living there until her death in 1980.     After that Mohatta Palace remained sealed till 1995 and then this property was formally purchased by the Government of Sindh. It was then decided to convert Mohatta Palace into a museum and this museum opens its doors to the public on September 15, 1999. Till today this palace has an eye-catching beauty. The architect of the palace is a giant piece of art with beautifully colored windows from outside. The rooms of the palace are very wide and royal and luxurious. Different types of exhibitions take place in this beautiful museum.

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    Mohenjo-daro was one of the largest city-settlements of the Indus Valley Civilization of South Asia. It is in the province of Sindh, Pakistan. The name Mohenjo-Daro, meaning “Mound of the Dead Men,” is a modern one, as the original city was anything but. Spreading over an area of 300 hectares (about 750 acres) with a peak population of about 40,000, Mohenjo-Daro was one of the largest and most advanced cities in the world during its time. Laid out in a rectilinear grid and built out of baked bricks, the city featured a complex water management system, complete with a sophisticated drainage and covered sewer system, and baths in nearly every house. The original name of the city is forgotten, although one scholar speculates it may have been Kukkutarma, or “The City of the Cockerel” (a.k.a., Rooster City). The uniform size of the manufactured bricks used to build Mohenjo-Daro, the discovery of standardized weights and measures used to facilitate trade, the considerable degree of civil engineering and urban planning evident in the city’s development, and the fact these characteristics are shared with other Indus-Sarasvati Valley sites (most notably Harappa, the first site to be excavated) suggest a highly organized civilization with bureaucratic coordination of things like construction and commerce. Given that, it is perhaps puzzling to note that Mohenjo-Daro does not seem to feature any palaces, temples, monuments, or anything else indicative of a seat of governing power. The city’s largest structures are things like public baths (including one that had an underground furnace to heat the pools), assembly halls, a marketplace, ancient apartment buildings, and the aforementioned sewer system — all things that suggest an emphasis on an orderly, clean, and modest civil society. Built around 2500 BCE, Mohenjo-Daro — like the rest of the Indus Valley Civilization — went into sudden decline for unknown reasons in 1900 BCE and was subsequently abandoned possibly because of the drying up of a major Sarawati River. After its rediscovery in the 1920s, a few decades of excavations were ultimately discovered to be exposing the ancient structures to considerably weather damage, and all further archaeological work on the site was halted in 1966; today, only salvage excavations, surface surveys, and conservation projects are allowed.

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    Nisar Haveli

    Lahore’s historical Nisar Haveli located inside Mochi Gate of Walled City is a symbol of Sunni-Shia unity, as people of the area, be it Shias or Sunnis, equally show respect for the religious occasion of Ashura and work for social and religious harmony. Since its inception in the 18th century, Muslims belonging to Sunni and Shia sects participate in the annual main procession, as Haveli has become a symbol of sectarian harmony. It keeps its gates open for everyone who comes to pay tribute to the martyrs of Karbala. The Nisar Haveli has a cultural, traditional and religious uniqueness.     The Haveli attracted Muslims as well as non-Muslims before partition. The Haveli has got the old architecture of Mughal era, which is still in its original form. The main wooden balcony of the Haveli attracts the attention of the viewers at first sight. The Haveli building was constructed in the 18th century. The interior of the building also contains Persian poetry praising the family of Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him). The Haveli has a wide courtyard and a separate area where Zuljinah for the main procession was festooned with flowers and black dress, in accordance with traditional rituals.

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    Noor Mehal

    Noor Mahal is one of the monuments in Punjab and is the Italian style palace of Nawab Sir Muhammad Sadiq who was the 5th ruler of Bahawalpur State. It is among the most exquisite buildings of Pakistan and was specifically meant for Nawab. Though, he never lived for a single day in Noor Mahal because of the proximity to Basti Maluk Graveyard. Noor Mahal was supervised by a British Engineer Mr. Heenan and this palace was used as a guest house for state nobilities. Cabinet meetings were also organized here by Nawab and the notable guests were allowed for a visit. For some time in Nawab reigns the palace was used as state court where Nawab used to address the courtiers. This stunning palace was built in the middle of a beautiful garden having a fountain and water tank. Elegant carpets are covering its verandahs and Noor Mahal walls are decorated with beautiful paintings and ornaments most of which are made by western artists.     It is a two storey palace having exquisite furniture’s and tremendous fixtures like cupboards and chandeliers. It is rich with beautiful collection of arms few of the muskets and swords were displayed on walls. A beautiful mosque exactly like the Atichison College was also added. In 1999 this palace was used as an army club and is still in army’s possession. It is a hotel, a park and a museum attracting millions of visitors each year. School, colleges and university trips are arranged to this historical palace every year.  

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    Noori Jam Tamachi

    Noori Jam Tamachi  is a popular love tale of Prince Jam Tamachi’s falling in love with the beautiful fisherwoman Noori. Noori makes Jam very impressed with her ideal surrender and obedience which causes him to raise her above all the other proposed queens.Noori Jam Tamachi also appears in the Shah Jo Risalo and makes part of 7 famous folk romances from the province of Sindh, Pakistan. Jam Tamachi was a famous Samma prince, a ruler of the Sindh province, Thatta, Pakistan. There are 3 lakes lying between Jherruk and Thatta, known as the Keenjhar, the Chholmari, and Sonahri. On the banks of Keenjhar Lake, broken walls are yet visible that marks the location of an ancient fishing village. A girl of this site, Noori, impresses the attention of the Prince Jam Tamachi, who instantly fell in love with her and raised her above all the women of royal blood. She was also known as Gandri, her clan name.   This icon has been retold several times and is mostly utilized as a metaphor for sacred love by Sufis. Its most attractive rendering is found in the diverse poetic compendium Shah Jo Risalo of Shah Abdul Latif Bhitai. By this proposed anecdote, Shah indicates that humility is a great thing and is meant to rise in the favor of the Creator.In accordance to the icon, Noori was buried in the middle of the beautiful lake i.e. Keenjhar Lake, Pakistan. Her last resting area is visited by several visitors or tourists regularly.

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    Pani Wala Talab

    Pani Wala Talab is a Historical Place Located In Lahore Pakistan.   It was built in 1884 by a British Governor to produce water to the related areas, It's an amazing structure of water supply and Attraction of tourists, Pani Wala Talab is a must visit place In Lahore.   Pani Wala Talab is located in Walled City Lahore. It is the historical place which should be visited by everyone when they go to Lahore. Pani Wala Talab is one of the oldest places in Lahore which provides entertainment to everyone.

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    Pharwala Fort

    Pharwala Fortis Ancient Fort and Tourist Attraction Situated in Rawalpindi, Punjab Pakistan. Pharwala Fort is a 15th-century fort located about 40 km from Rawalpindi in Punjab, Pakistan. The fort is naturally defended by one side by a small Himalayan range and the other by the Swaan River.   The fort was built by the Gakhars in the 15th century. The Mughal Emperor Babur conquered the fort in 1519, however after the Mughals reconciled with the Gakhars the fort was returned to the Gakhars. Later, in 1825, Sikhs expelled Gakhars from fort after they captured it.

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    Qaiseri Gate

    Qaiseri Gate is a historical landmark located at  Circular Rd, Rail Bazar, Qadimi Shehr, Faisalabad, Punjab   The gate is directly in front of the Faisalabad Gumti in the older part of the city. The gate and the Gumti is located on Railway Road, a large market for bathroom furniture and many banks.   The Qaisery Gate was the gate into the eight markets with the Faisalabad Clock Tower at the center. It was built in 1897 under the commission of the British Raj in modern Faisalabad, Punjab. The entrance itself is made of reinforced concrete and painted pale yellow and light brown to give it a Mughal look. The gate original markings are still viewable at the top with the name and the date of when constructed.   The Qaisery Gate was entres to the Rail Bazar and eight markets with the Faisalabad Clock Tower at the centre. Complete in 1857 under the commission of the British Gov. The Gate entrance painted yellow and brown to give it a Mughal look. The gate front of the Faisalabad Gumti in the older part of the city. The gate and the Gumti is located on Railway Road, a large market for bathroom furniture.

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    Qila Sheikhupura

    Qila Sheikhupura (fort) Is a Historical Landmark and Tourist Attraction Located In Sheikhopura Punjab Pakistan. Sheikhupura Fort is a Mughal-era fort built in 1607 near the city of Sheikhupura in Punjab, Pakistan. The fort was designed by Sikander Moeen and built during the reign of Emperor Jahangir. The fort was drastically altered during the Sikh-era, with numerous buildings constructed - some with exquisite Sikh-era frescoes.  

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    Qutb-ud-din Aibak's Tomb

    Many would have walked around the busy streets of Anarkali in Lahore buying or window shopping. But perhaps few would have known that in one of the streets of Anakarli Bazaar lies buried Emperor Qutb ud Din Aibak, considered to be the first Muslim ruler of South Asia and builder of the famous Qutab Minar in Delhi, which is considered as the tallest brick minaret in the world. Qutb-ud-din Aibak was born in Turk family of Central Asia. As a child he was captured sold as a slave, but was lucky to be purchased by one of the chieftains of Nishapur, who treated him like one of his own sons. Aibak received good education and was trained in the field of archery and horsemanship. However, upon death of chief Qazi, he was sold once again by the sons of the dead chief. As the luck would have had it, the famous Muhammad Ghauri bought him and became an instant favourite of his new master because of his exceptional character and qualities. Thereafter, Aibak steadily rose through the ranks and eventually became a General. Like Ghauri, Aibak performed his greatest deeds while still a subordinate. He was responsible for most of the conquests of Northern India and was appointed as Ghauri's Viceroy to Delhi. When Ghuri died in 1206, the Turkish Amirs and Generals elected Aibak as the new Sultan. It was he who shifted the capital first from Ghazni to Lahore, and then from Lahore to Delhi, and thus is considered as the first Muslim ruler of South Asia.

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    RamKot Fort

    Ramkot Fort is an ancient fort and Tourist Attraction situated in Azad Kashmir, Pakistan currently beside the Mangla Dam. RamKot Fort is accessible through the boat, 13 kilometers away from Dina and 79 kilometers by road from Mirpur, Azad Kashmir to Dadyal town. The fort is accessible from Sikah village from Dadyal side and Mangla through boats which take approximately 20 to 30 minutes.   Three sides of the hilltop are surrounded by the Jhelum River, which falls into the huge reservoir of Mangla Dam. It was built by a Gakkhar named Toglu as recorded by the traveler and geologist Frederick Drew in his book.

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