Museums in Lahore

Lahore Museum
The Lahore Museum was built during the British era and opened to the public in 1984. The construction of Lahore Museum very much reflect the Mughal-Gothic style and displays tells the complete story of the entire culture and history of the region. Several galleries display Mughal, Hindu, and British artifacts brought from various locations in Pakistan. Jam wood carvings, and Islamic works such as illustrated manuscripts, and Korans, as well as paintings, rugs, and metalwork are displayed. There are statutes of Buddha in various postures, including the priceless and intriguing Fasting Buddha. Various sculptures are exhibit from the Gandhara era, as well as a valuable collection of Mughal coins. Continue reading “Museums in Lahore” Museums in Lahore

Cultural Episode Three – Folk Heritage Festival

Folk Festival held at Islamabad during the month of October every year. In this colorful festival different cultural groups from all over Pakistan exhibiting their handicrafts, folk dances, and music. Spectator area reflecting the life styles of different areas are on demonstrates besides a variety of other fascinating and interesting events. In Folk heritage festival people from different culture show the traditional garments crockery’s, handicrafts and other things of the country.

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Cultural Episode Two: How Wedding Takes Place In Pakistan

Pakistan is the perfect place for weddings. Pakistani leaving abroad surely agree that there is no celebration as wonderful as a wedding in Pakistan. Pakistan is the best place for visitors to experience an unforgettable wedding. Traditional Pakistani marriage celebrations last for four days.

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“Culture” Episode One – Balochistan

Balochistan is considered as one of the major province which occupies the largest area in Pakistan. In Balochistan cultural landscape portrays variety of cultural groups. Three major families Baloch, Pashtoon and Brahvi exist in Balochistan with different languages. But still there is similarity in their literature, beliefs, moral order and customs. And the main bonding factor between these families is religion which provides the base for unity and common social order. In Balochistan people are famous for their hospitality and guests consider as a blessing of God. Balochi people are faithful and sincere in all relations and there is no place and respect for unfaithful people. Dress among the Balochi, Pashton and Brahvi families is very similar having a few minor dissimilarities. The dresses of the men consist of wide loose shalwar and knee-long shirt and dress of the women is typical shirt having a big pocket in front. The shirt normally has embroidery work with fixed small round mirror pieces. Big ‘Dopatta’ or ‘Chaddar’, a long rectangular piece of cloth cascading down the shoulders and used to cover head, are used by the women.

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The Beautiful Hanna Lake in Quetta

Hanna Lake is considered as one of the beautiful Lake in Pakistan. This Lake is constructed by British Empire near Quetta city. A small dam Surrpull was also constructed by British Empire with this lake on the main Urak road for providing inflow of water into the lake from the mountains of Zargoon coming from rainfalls, melting of snow and streams through main waterway.

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Truck Art , Pakistan

Pakistan truck art is the great art which has captured the imagination of tourists and art lovers from all over the world. This tradition of truck art and truck painting in Pakistan has an interesting history as well
“In 1920’s in the days of Raj transportation companies hire craftsman to decorate their trucks to attract the passengers through paintings and art. The technique worked so good that soon passengers couldn’t purchase a ticket without considering variety of beautifully designed painted trucks waiting to take you to destination. While the art doesn’t serve the same purpose anymore, it is still as common as ever and has become more complicated and developed a deeper cultural meaning over time”.

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Wagah Border Ceremony

Wagah Boarder is a border which separates Pakistan and india.  The visitor timing hours is daily from 9am to 4 Pm. People came from different places to enjoy the flag ceremony daily at wagah boarder. The wagah boarder ceremony is a daily military practice that the security forces of India and Pakistan both following this practice since 1959. This ceremony daily takes place in the evening before sunset at the wagah border .

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Let’s Eat Trout!

The trout fish was first introduced in Gilgit. It is a very famous and expensive fish available in northern area in Pakistan. Trout is a tasty fish and considered sometimes as appealing and attractive. Fishing can be great fun for you people and for your family and friends. Northern area of Pakistan offers fabulous trout fishing from May to September. Trout fish have thickly spotted dark and red spots on the side. Fishing in Pakistan is an important part of the adventure in Pakistan. Continue reading “Let’s Eat Trout!” Let’s Eat Trout!

Lahore Lahore Aye – A City of Life and Shopping

The Lahore city occupies a central position and generally called The Heart of Pakistan. Lahore is the city of greenery and has the status of being THE GREEN CITY. Lahore is the center of film industry and the city of poets, artists. You must have seen many places but I give you surety that Lahore is the most flexible and attractive place for visitors as well as people living in Lahore. You can find every type of enjoyment and refreshment in Lahore. The people of Lahore, when they want to stress the rareness of their city say “Lahore, Lahore Aye” (Lahore is Lahore). It has the largest number of educational institutions in the country and some of the best gardens in the continent.

 

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Top 10 Places to See In Pakistan

1. Concordia is the most beautiful place on the planet,  lies in the heart of the Karakoram range in Pakistan. Concordia offers the region’s best place to camp for mountain enthusiasts not involved in climbing. This is also called the “throne of the mountain gods”.

 

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