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Fort and Shalamar Gardens, Lahore
(3.4/5 based on 80+ reviews on the web)
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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  • Shalamar Gardens I generally liked. Layout with a claim to the Taj Mahal. The truth is that the water in the ponds could be cleaner.
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  • The place shows how the Mughals successfully used the laws of gravity to create more that 400 fountains in a beautiful garden. The specially built shades from thinly carved stones provided sound effec...  more »
  • Very nice location and amazing architecture. I want to visit again and again. I wish the country focus more on tourism