Fort and Shalamar Gardens, Lahore

3.5
#5 of 12 in Parks in Lahore
An example of exuberant Mughal architecture, World Heritage Site Fort and Shalamar Gardens offers three level garden terraces built in the 17th century with intricate decorations and intriguing water systems. The 410 fountains in the gardens relieve visitors by creating a cooler temperature, and 7 km (4.3 mi) away rests the fort, built in 16th century. Observe the baked brick and red sandstone buildings decorated with motives of Persian origins, the curved roof pavilion, and the lavish marble mosques. Explore the ladies quarters and harem Jahangir's "Quandrangle" (a courtyard enclosed by a building) and learn about the secretive life of the royal women. Using our custom trip planner, Lahore attractions like Fort and Shalamar Gardens can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • The fort itself also has some small water basins, which are not currently filled with water. Shalamar Gardens also feature fountains and symmetrical garden architecture.
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  • both places have good historical background and a lot of history in the fort please see the museum which is very interesting and will show you very nice pictures of that era  more »
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