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Fort and Shalamar Gardens, Lahore

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An example of exuberant Mughal architecture, World Heritage Site Fort and Shalamar Gardens offers three level garden terraces built in the 17th century with intricate decorations and intriguing water systems. The 410 fountains in the gardens relieve visitors by creating a cooler temperature, and 7 km (4.3 mi) away rests the fort, built in 16th century. Observe the baked brick and red sandstone buildings decorated with motives of Persian origins, the curved roof pavilion, and the lavish marble mosques. Explore the ladies quarters and harem Jahangir's "Quandrangle" (a courtyard enclosed by a building) and learn about the secretive life of the royal women. Make Fort and Shalamar Gardens a part of your Lahore vacation plans using our Lahore vacation trip planner.
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  • It is a place to visit as a tourist destination must be in the city of Lahore. Both are registered on the world cultural heritage. Chalmers garden and slightly away from the city centre, as the garden is vast. Be aware that the Lahore Fort and Hill walks a fine.
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  • Visited the fort and mosque ... then relaxed in the gardens with a coffee at one of the stands. Was lovely to watch the locals wandering the park with their children at sunset ... a tranquil place to ...  more »
  • It's really pretty more then pictures it's really good to visit there a heritage of pak feels the passion of freedom just by looking at it  more »