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Tomb of Asaf Khan

In the same complex as the mausoleum of the Mughal Emperor Jehangir near the Lahore suburb of Shahdara Bagh, lies the tomb of Asif Jah, also known as Asaf Khan. The brother of the Empress, Nur Jehan, and the father … Continue reading »

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Shalimar Gardens

The magnificent and famous Shalamar Gardens are located 8 kms to the north-east of Lahore in Pakistan on the Grand Trunk Road. Commissioned by the Emperor Shah Jahan in 1637, the gardens are known for their grandeur and exquisite landscaping. … Continue reading »

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Nur Mahal

Nur Mahal is famous for being home to Nur Jahan, wife of Mughal emperor Jahangir -she was brought up here. It houses buildings with some of the finest Mughal architecture in the state such as the Nur Mahal Sarai. Continue reading »

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Bathinda Fortress – Qila Mubarack

Bathinda Fort is located in heart of Bathinda city, one of the major cities across Punjab. . The fort stands tall providing a magnificent view with the city of Bathinda in background. Numerous battles were fought in this region and this fort has borne witness to many of them. Since it is located on a strategic route, it played an important part of defenses of not only state of Punjab, but for the whole country. Continue reading »

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