Lahore is the capital of province of Punjab, Pakistan and second largest city. Lahore is famous for its historical places such as Badshahi Mosque, Shahi Kila, Anarkali Bazaar, Minar-e-Pakistan, Shalimar Gardens, Wagah Border and Food Street.
Badshahi Mosque Lahore
This is one of the largest mosque of the world build during the rule of Emperor Aurangzeb. No other monument in Lahore has beauty and elegance like this. It has capacity of one hundred thousand persons for prayer with four red sandstone minarets. It was the symbol of great power of Mughal Empire. It was damaged during British rule but after independence of Pakistan, it restored. Tomb of Allama Mohammed Iqbal, a great poet and philosopher stands in the courtyard.
One of the ancient fort situated in Lahore is the Lahore Fort or Shahi Qila. This is the symbol of height of Mughal power and glory. Alamgiri Gate and Masjidi Gate are two gates of this fort. Inside the fort there are some sites including Diwan-i-Aam, Diwan-i-Khas, Khawabgarh-i-Jehangir, Sheesh Mahal, Naulakha and Hathi Paer.