Lahore is one of the most beautiful city in Pakistan here is ultimate guide to the best things to do in Lahore.
1. VISIT BADSHAHI MOSQUE:
The badshahi mosque is one of the most beautiful mosque in the Pakistan. it is an example of mughals architecture its exterior is decorated with carved red stone. It is the second largest mosque in Pakistan. The best time to visit badshahi mosque is at 9AM whean the gates are open and the lights are best as you clearly see the beauty of this mosque. At day time you will easily explore and enjoy the solitude of the mosque.
2.WITNESS THE STATE OF TRANCE AT SUFI DHAMAL:
On Thursdays sufis are gathered at shrines around Lahore for dhamal. beat the drums and they dancing in a flow like you never seen before. They went in a state of trance and they believe brings them more closed to the God. Dhamal ceremonies are harder to find since the famous dhamal at Shah Jamal stopped for security reasons.
3.PRAISE THE ARTISTRY OF SEESH MEHAL:
Seesh mahal is located with in the shah burj block in northern- western corner of Lahore fort. Seesh mahal is also called palace of mirror. It was constructed by mughal emperor shah jahan in 1631. The unique thing about this place is that it is constructed with white marbles pavilon’s walls that are decorated with complex mirror work. You must visit thi palace and praise the artistry of constructors.
4.HUNT HAVELI IN THE WALLED CITY:
The Walled City of Lahore has many typical havelis. These havelis reflect the beauty of Mughal and Sikh Architecture. Some of the famous Havelis inside the Walled City are: Haveli Baij Nath, Haveli Dina Nath, Haveli Mubarik Begum, Haveli Of Prince Nau Nihal Singh, Haveli Of Khushal Sing, Haveli Wajid Ali Shah, Kimla Building and Bangla Ayub Shah. Must visits all these havelis and enjoy their antique designs.
5.TAKE OUT YOUR HUNGER AT GAWALMANDI FOOD STREET:
Gawalmandi Food Street is a food street located near Gawalmandi neighbourhood of Lahore. If you are tired by visiting historical places and feeling hungary you must eat foods at gawalmandi. This is a biggest food street established by migrators they introduced a lot of food items like coated-fried fish, smoke meat, hareesa, doodh jalebi falooda and a lot of varities are avalible there.
6. VISIT WAGAH GATE AND SEE THE BORDER CEREMONY:
The lowering of the flags ceremony at the Attari-Wagah border is a daily military practice that the security forces of India (Border Security Force, BSF) and Pakistan (Pakistan Rangers) have jointly followed since 1959. both countries participate in a rapid dance-like parade to symbolize the rivalry, brotherhood, and cooperation the 2 countries.
There are a lot of thing to do in Lahore you should take a time and visit all these places to find out the culture of Lahore. Lahore is a nice city for tourist as they love to explore historical places, eating traditional foods and love them. If you are planning to visit Pakistan you should enlist Lahore in your visiting areas.