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Forts of Pakistan 1

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Pakistan is the country that has many historical places and cities that can be traced back to the centuries. People from diverse cultures and religions migrated here and ruled on different parts in the different periods. During their rule, they built and constructed different forts, temples and mosque etc that Pakistan inherited in 1947 after the independence. There is a ... Read More »

Kapoor Haveli

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In the Peshawar city of Pakistan, province Khyber Pakhtoonkhwa in a narrow and small street named as Dhaki Munawar Shah a building known as Kapoor Haveli is located that was the residence of the great Indian actor Parithvi Raj Kapoor. Many members of this family are ruling the Indian cinema for decades. This historic house was owned by the father ... Read More »

Roman Catholic Church in Pakistan

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In Pakistan there are over 1 million Catholics, which characterize less than 1% of the entire population. Almost 7 ecclesiastical units are there in Pakistan which consists of 4 bishopric, 2 archdioceses and about one Apostolic Vicariate. The Roman Catholic Church in Pakistan is also the part of Roman Catholic Church, which is led by the Pope and curia in Rome. ... Read More »

Moti Masjid

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A spiritual structure built in 17th century situated inside the Lahore Fort is known as Moti Masjid or can say Pearl mosques. It is small but a remarkable architecture of our country made up of white marble its notable construction was built in the ruling period of Shah Jahan the Mughal Emperor and this mosque was among his well-known extension ... Read More »

Ali Masjid

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The historical Mosque located in the Khyber Agency of the Federally Administrative Tribal Areas FATA in Pakistan is known as Ali Masjid. It is situated approximately 10 miles to the east near the city of Landi Kotal. The mosque has an altitude of 3,174 feet. The distance across the Khyber near Ali Masjid was that narrow that hardly two laden ... Read More »

Faisalabad Clock Tower

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Among all the historical places, Faisalabad Clock Tower is one of those places that are still standing in the original condition. Faisalabad is the city of Punjab, Pakistan and is the third metropolis in Pakistan and second one in Punjab. It was previously known as Lyallpur. It is one of the major industrial cities in Pakistan. This city plays an ... Read More »

Samadhi of Ranjit Singh

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A Sikh ruler Maharaja Ranjit Singh’s mausoleum is located near Lahore Fort and Badshahi Mosque in Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan. This place is called Samadhi of Ranjit Singh. The place where Ranjit Singh was cremated; construction was started on that spot by his son Kharak Singh. Later in 1848, his youngest son Duleep Singh completed the construction. The tomb reflects the ... Read More »

Badshahi Mosque

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Badshahi Mosque is located in the walled city of Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan. It is the second largest mosque in Pakistan and South Asia and is considered the fifth largest mosque of the world. In 1671, the sixth Mughal Emperor, Aurangzaib Alamgir, commissioned the construction of the mosque. It took two years to complete the construction of mosque. This mosque was ... Read More »

Diji Kot Fort

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A fort known as Diji Kot Fort is located in the town of Diji Kot in Khairpur District, Pakistan. This town is located at the edge of Nara-Rajasthan Desert that is about 25 miles east of Indus River. The Diji Kot Fort was previously known as Ahmadabad Fort. The Persian architect Ahmed designed this fort and fort was named after ... Read More »

Omer Hayat Mahal

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Omer Hayat Mahal is a wooden architectural wonder of Chiniot, Pakistan. It was built in 19th century and also known as Gulzar Manzil. Omer Hayat Mahal is located in the heart of city and was a five story building. In 1993, because of storms and heavy rainfall the upper two stories were removed that were affecting the adjoining buildings. For ... Read More »

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