Multan stands as the cultural and literal hub of Pakistan. The city is known for the large number of shrines of Sufi saints, and a large number of people from all over the country and as well as from all over the worlds visit these shrines regularly. Tripkar brings you the ultimate list of things to do in Multan on your next visit:
Visit the Shrines
Known as the City of Saints or “Madinah tul Auwliyah”, no one goes to Multan and returns without visiting these historical, awe inspiring and momentous buildings. Some of the most famous shrines include Shrine of Shah Rukn e Alam, Shrine of Bahaudin Zakariya, Shrine of Shah Bukhari, Shrine of Shah Shams Sabzwari and Shrine of Shah Yousaf Gardezi.
Visit the Gates
No, Lahore is not the only walled and gated city in the country! The old city of Multan has an ancient wall encircling it which is known as “Faseel e Multan.” The gates leading into the old city are, Lohari Gate, Bohar Gate, Haram Gate, Pak Gate, Delhi Gate and Dolat Gate.
Visit the Fort
Even though only a few ruins of the fort remain, the place is a must visit for anyone who wants to take a look at the ancient history of Multan. The fort was built between 800 to 1000 B.C. and was destroyed by the British during their rule in the area. Out of the four gates of the fort, only one survives which is known as the Qasim Gate.
Visit the Food Street
Located near the fort, the Multan food street offers the best desi food you will find in the city.
Visit the Ghanta Ghar
One of the ultimate list of things to do in Multan is to visit the Ghanta Ghar in Multan. A clock tower made in the British era, the Ghanta Ghar is today used as municipal office by the government. The building gives an insight into the fancy British architecture. The government plans to convert the building into a museum and open it to the general public a well in the near future.
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