Mughal architecture in Lahore – where skill of formulating buildings changed from mere staging of bricks to a piece of splendid art. The Mughal dynasty in sub-continent did not only bring an illustrious era of Muslim’s rule in sub-continent, in fact it also brought in new art forms, which were to be remembered even after termination of Mughal era. Mughal emperors are branded for their love for art and the new dimension and inclination which they brought in different art forms. This brilliance of art is also reflected in different architecture and buildings which belong to Mughal era.
Pakistan has never lagged behind when it comes to geographical and architectural beauty. Blessed with countless places boasting majestic and breathtaking views, it is inevitable that our country has the potential to generate massive revenues through tourism. Home to some of the highest peaks in the world, rare topography and lively people, Pakistan attracts the locals and foreigners alike to spend their vacations in different parts of the country. One of the most popular tourist destinations where tourists love to spend their holiday is Hunza Valley, which is an ultimate example of “heaven on earth”. Located in the north east of Pakistan, at a height of approximately 8500 feet above sea level, the stunning mountainous valley of Hunza was named as ‘Paradise on Earth’ because of its exceptional beauty. The snow-capped mountains, large glaciers and green fertile valleys make Hunza an ideal place for tourists where they can witness nature at its best. Tripkar brings you a list of must visit places in Hunza valley:
Bahawalpur is one of those places of Pakistan that are not very popular among local or foreign tourists despite having a number of beautiful places to visit. Located in the Punjab province of Pakistan, Bahawalpur City is the 13th most populous city of Pakistan and boasts a bunch of must visit places.
Gandhara civilization is one of the most popular Buddhist civilizations which expanded and spread its culture in different regions, quite drastically.
In 326 B.C., the land of Pakistan attracted Alexander the great from Macedonia, who brought Greek culture to this part of the world. In this era, Buddhism was adopted as the state religion which flourished and prevailed here for over 1000 years. During this time, Taxila, Swat and Charsaddah became three important centres for trade, culture, art and craft and learning. From these centres, a unique art of sculpture originated which is known as Gandhara Art all over the world.