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Haveli Mubarik Begum

Haveli…Lahore’s cultural soul…If ever there was a haveli that could be labeled as among the oldest, and also the finest, without doubt one of those would be Haveli Mubarik Begum, inside Bhati Gate. Architecture of haveli is typical of its time with kankar lime finish. Multi foil arches in rectangular recesses supported with pillars are…
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May 31, 2018 0

Haveli Dina Nath

Raja Dina Nath Haveli situated inside the Delhi Darwaza Chitta Gate correlated with Dewan Baij Nath Haveli to the North side. Entrance of this Haveli is from the Koocha Baij Nath. Raja Dina Nath was belongs to the nobles of Kashmir. Dewan Pandit Ganga Ram who’s from Maharaja Ranjit Singh army office call to the…
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Haveli Baij Nath

Haveli Baij Nath is situated inside Delhi gate, near Chitta gate in Koocha Baij Nath. Owner of this haveli Diwan baij Nath was additional Assistant commissioner of Lahore in British period. The great grandfather of Baij nath was among the nobles of Kashmir. His son was named as Pandit Kushan Das. When Ahmad Shah Abdali…
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May 31, 2018 0

Loh and Lahore! A tale most controversial

Some places around us have the spirit of origin of existence and the geniuses of human growth. Such places are always striking for those who like to enjoy the nostalgia and old thoughts. I think Lahore can truly be regarded as one such a place in this world. Having seen so many ups and downs…
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May 31, 2018 0

Heritage Now

Value your heritage We have a world today that has destroyed much of its heritage through war and neglect. Our itinerant society and speedy world has caused us to forget much of our heritage, culture and values. This is not the case with Pakistan only, the entire world, to some extent, is undergoing the same…
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May 31, 2018 0

Masjid Kharasian, lost jewel of the Jahangir era

‘The minarets, the domes, the arches, the mosaics on walls and floors and, of course, the calligraphy cast in stone on the walls are all a visual delight – a testimony to the superior craftsmanship and unalloyed devotion of those who painstakingly put together those marvels.’ A living example of an extraordinary mix of the…
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May 31, 2018 0

Revival of Mughal recipes in Royal Fort

A no-go area inside Lahore Fort has suddenly become a point of attraction for tourists and conservationists. This area was once the splendid area with the aroma of enticing dishes cooked for the royals and nobles of Lahore Fort. Yes, that’s the Royal Kitchen “Shahi Bawarchikhana” of Lahore Fort. It’s news to everyone that very…
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April 4, 2018 0

The Great Gama and Lahore

Can you imagine lifting two baby elephants together? Well, this might sound unbelievable to you but that’s what ‘Gama, The Great’ did at the age of 24, lifting a rock weighing 1,200 kg. This man with massive strength and energy lived in Lahore near Mohni road and did wrestling in one of the wrestling arenas…
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April 4, 2018 0

The Walled City of Lahore is celebrating 70 years

“A little history of this city tells us that Lahore became a dream city in the 1500s when the Mughal Empire settled in Lahore and made it one of the main capitals. Akbar, the Mughal emperor, built a thirty feet high fortified wall around the city with twelve gates” Many people love Lahore, the city…
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