Discover the top visiting places in Lahore, Pakistan’s cultural capital, and the Dar-ul-Sultanate of the Mughal Empire. Located at latitude 31-34 north, longitude 74-20 east, and elevation 214 meters above sea level, Lahore boasts a rich history. Legend has it that the city was found next to the fabled prince Lauh, the son of Rama, the famous epic hero Rama. One must visit the Lauh shrine, a small shrine in Lahore Fort opposite the Alamgiri Gate, and other iconic spots. Although Lahore’s beginnings remain a mystery, Mahmud of Ghazni conquered it in 1021 BC. The first historical Al-Biruni book is Tarikhul Hind. Historians, geographers, and poets all mention Lahore between 1021 and 1708. Shihab-ud-Din Muhammad Ghuri later took Lahore in 1186.
Located 110 km from Islamabad and 8 km from the G.T road to Lahore lies Rothas Fort, an impressive military structure built back in 1543 next to Pashtun ruler Sher Shah Suri. The strategic route between Peshawar and Calcutta from the Mughals and their allies. Unfortunately, the fortification is now in ruins, with most of its 12 gates, 168 bastions, and maroon walls deteriorating over time. The terraced ramparts, which measure 12 meters thick built on an irregular plan on hilly terrain, have a circumference of over 4 km and vary in height from 10 to 18 meters. Contact us today to learn more about exploring the impressive historical landmarks of Pakistan.