Wazir Khan Masjid Lahore
The Wazir Khan Masjid Mosque in Lahore, Pakistan, is famous for its extensive faience tile work. It has been described as ‘a mole on the cheek of Lahore. It was built in seven years, starting around 1634AD – 1635Ad, during regin of the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan. It was built by Hakim Shaikh Ilm-ud-din Ansari, a native of Chiniot, who rose to be the court physician to Shah Jahan and a governor of Lahore. He was Commonly known as Wazir Khan, a popular title bestowed upon his (the word Wazir means ‘minister’ in Arabic.)
Minar-e-Pakistan is a public monument located in Iqbal Park which is one of the largest urban parks in Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan. The tower was constructed during the 1960s on the site where, on 23 March 1940, the All-India Muslim League passed the Lahore Resolution, the first official call for a separate homeland for the muslims living in the South Asia, in accordance with two nation theory. The place apparently is the exact spot where the independence declaration of India, the Purna Swaraj was announced in 1929 after the Lahore.
Karan’s Baradari LahoreThe baradari (summer pavilion) of prince Kamran, son of the first Mughal emperor Zahiruddin Babur, stands on a small island in the Ravi river (the river is on the northern outskirts of town).when it was completed in 1540 the Ravi was several hundred meters away and the baradari was in a large garden adjacent to the town. Its two storeys still open to 12-coloumned vaulted veranda (baradari literally means 12 gates). These days a great deal of it’s former romance has disappeared and few travellares make the trip here.