Shalimar Bagh (Shalimar Gardens), Lahore
(3.7/5 based on 35+ reviews on the web)
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) on your holiday in Lahore, and find out what else Lahore has to offer, use our Lahore holiday planner.
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  • The place with hundreds of fountains using the science of gravity and water pressure is a mogul marvel. The fountains and not in working condition and the place needs serious care from the authorities...  more »
  • I have heard a lot about these wonderful gardens and came here in October. It was a good idea, a good architectural ensemble. But the water in the ponds could be cleaner ...
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  • A UNESCO world heritage site, the Mughal gardens in baghbanpura near Lahore , capital of Punjab, were built in mid 17th century by the emperor Shahjahan and are considered amongst the beautiful garden...  more »