Shalimar Bagh (Shalimar Gardens), Lahore

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Enjoy the scenic Shalimar Bagh (Shalimar Gardens) and see the "hammam" (royal bath), grand hall, and pavilions of this UNESCO World Heritage Site. Admire the famous fretwork on the high brick wall surrounding the gardens, which have three-level terraces with a 5 m (16 feet) gap between each level. Over 400 fountains rise from the canal in the gardens, which also include five water cascades, gateways, a resting house, and sleeping chambers. Enjoy the calming natural atmosphere created by almond, apricot, cherry, and peach trees. Hire a guide to hear some historical facts and uncover all the hidden treasures of these gardens. To visit Shalimar Bagh (Shalimar Gardens) and other attractions in Lahore, use our Lahore trip website .
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  • The once beautiful and historical gardens are now in dilapidated condition, but dirty green water in the fountains area, with broken walkways. The buildings around the gardens are in pathetic conditio...  more »
  • It's better to visit early morning on weekend or after noon in other days but not at night. A good place for picnic party.  more »
  • Nicknamed the “City of Gardens”, Shalimar Gardens; is a drive away from the fort area was said to mimic the Islamic paradise of the afterlife described in the Qur’an. You will have to use a lot of you...  more »
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  • One of The Majestically Built Marvels From the Great Mughal Dynasty. The technology used at that time when there was no such thing as electricity, the flow system and water distribution channels, the Fountains with the sprinkling dew drops makes it a place literally planned and thought to perfection in every regard.
  • Beautiful garden, but needs a lot of repair and restoration. Well worth a visit, but you'll see it needs a bit of TLC as a world heritage site. Hopefully in a few years it'll be even better.
  • The Shalimar Gardens were laid out as a Persian paradise garden. The gardens measure 658 metres by 258 metres, and cover an area of 16 hectares east of Lahore's Walled City. The gardens are enclosed by a brick wall that is famous for its intricate fretwork.In 1981 the Shalimar Gardens were inscribed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site as they embody Mughal garden design at the apogee of its development.
  • Loveliest and oldest garden of city Lahore. The symbol of its history. Good tourist spot.
  • Park, garden place good for holiday visit , these days there is huge construction site working ahead so that traffic issues etc.

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