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The famous Sheesh Mahal is also called Palace of Mirrors and is located in the north-east corner of the Lahore Fort (Shahi Qilla). This is the most beautiful palace in the Royal fort and is decorated with small mirrors of different colors set.
Sheesh Mahal was constructed by Shah Jahan in 1631. This is the luxurious place of resort particularly during summer months with restrooms of a long hall at its either end, opening on to the brilliantly dazzling Veranda that looks at the marble-paved quadrangle with a fountain in the middle side.
The mirror reflects the stars and the bedrooms present, in its ceiling, the panorama of a star lit Sky. The exterior wall of the Sheesh Mahal presents the beautiful mosaic paintings that depict everyday sport of the Mughal princes for the enjoyment of the people who used to gather below the fort not only to have a view of the emperor sitting in the Jharokha, but also to admire the brilliance of colours on the wall.
Here one can observe the great art of that time in the form of galloping horses, humped camels, elephant ride, hunting scene, animal fights, horseman plying polo, camel fights, figures of angels, demon head sand moving clouds, horse and elephant riders crossing Swords and verities of floral and geometrical designs. From Sheesh Mahal, one can have a magnificent view of the Badshahi Mosque built by Aurangzeb and the Minar-e-Pakistan. At night, this view is really stunning.
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The Hazuri Bagh Baradari is a baradari of white marble located in the Hazuri Bagh of Lahore. Punjab Pakistan Hazuri Bagh, lined with cloisters for mendicants and holy men, was designed as a court for the grand masjid. The Hazuri Bagh tent that dominates the center of the quad was designed by Ranjit Singh. The opposite (south) is that the Hazuri Bagh Gate, that was Read more...
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The fort was initially constructed in 1566 AD by the Mughal Emperor Akbar, on the ruins of a mud fort which existed as early as 1021 AD. The Fort is rectangular. Lahore Fort is one of the oldest forts in Pakistan a tourist attraction for foreigners and locals as well, it is located in the northwestern corner of Lahore, adjacent Read more...
FeaturedThe Lahore Fort Shahi Qila, or “Royal Fort”), is a citadel in the city of Lahore, Pakistan. The fortress is located at the northern end of Lahore’s Walled City, and spreads over an area greater than 20 hectares. It contains 21 notable monuments, some of which date to the era of Emperor Akbar. The Lahore Fort is notable for having Read more...
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