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Modern Building Architectures in Pakistan

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Pakistan has a rich architectural history and remnants of some of the earliest civilizations in the world can still be seen in Harappa and Mohenjo-Daro where modern principles of town planning, architecture and public health engineering were applied so impressively. Likewise, remains of the British era can be seen in Lahore which houses the breath-taking Badshahi Mosque, splendid Lahore Fort ... Read More »

Nerian Sharif

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Khwaja Pir Ghulam Mohiduddin Ghaznavi, a prominent saints of the Naqshbandi chain, malformed an unpopulated land into a center of religious and Islamic guidance. In earlier times Narian Sharif was a jungle, a habitat for wild animals and was fully covered with trees and plants. Due to its location many were unaware of this beautiful place as it was not ... Read More »

Koh-e-Murad

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Koh-e-Murad is a famous shrine of Turbat, Balochistan. It is a holy place for Zikris where they usually offer their prayers. Sayed Muhammad Janpuri the founder of Zikris and Imama-e- Aakhiruzamaan visited this place as stated by many Zikris. On every 27th of Ramadan the members of Zikris get together for ziarat of this holy shrine. The faith of Zikris ... Read More »

Batura Sar

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Batura Sar recognized as the 25th highest mountain of the world, it is also identified as Batura, Batura 1and even as Batura 1East. In Pakistan, it is documented as the 10th mountain.  It is the highest peak of the Batura Muztagh, which is the westernmost subordinate array of the Karakoram Range. It shapes the summit of the Batura Wall that is the continuous ... Read More »

Altit Fort

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There are numerous forts that were built by Mughal Emperors in ancient times. Altit Fort is also a visible example of these forts, it is an ancient fort located on the top of Karimabad in the Hunza valley in Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan. In the beginning it was the habitat of the heredity monarch of the Hunza state who were recognized as ... Read More »

Sialkot Fort

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Near the Chanab River, in the northeast of Punjab province or Pakistan, a city and capital of Sialkot District known as Sialkot is located. From Lahore, it is about 125 km in north. The history of Sialkot can be traced back to the thousands of years. Since the foundation of Sialkot, many nations like Hindu, Persian, Buddhist, Turk, Greek, Afghan, ... Read More »

Fort Bala Hisar

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One of the most historic and worth visiting places of Peshawar city of province Khyber Pakhtoonkhwa is the Fort Bala Hisar. The word Bala Hisar means, “elevated of high fort” that is from Dari Persian. The Pashtun King Taimur Shah Durrani named the fort as Bala Hisar for whom this fort was the winter capital of the Afghan Durrani Empire ... Read More »

Malot Temple Fort

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Pakistan is the country that has so many historical places. There are many forts and temples located here that can be traced back to the centuries. Some temples like Malot Temple Fort date back to the sixth to early eleventh century are located along Indus River and in the Sault Range mountains. Dotting the salt range there are five temple ... Read More »

Forts of Pakistan 3

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 Pacco Qillo Fort:               In the Hyderabad city of province Sindh, Pakistan a beautiful sample of early modern fortification still exists that is known as Pacco Qillo Fort. Formally, this fort was known as Pacca Qilla. This fort of Pakistan has the unique architecture that is different from the other forts of Pakistan. This Qilla was built by Ghulam Shah. ... Read More »

Forts of Pakistan 2

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Ramkot Fort: Among ancient forts of Pakistan a fort named as Ramkot is located besides the Mangla dam in Azad Kashmir, Pakistan. This fort can be found over the site of an old Hindu Shiva temple and is located on the summit of a hill. The River Jehlum surrounds the fort from three sides. The Muslim rulers of Kashmir in ... Read More »

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