Walled City of Lahore Authority

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After being chosen as the Mughal capital, The Walled City gained notoriety, leading to the construction of the Lahore Fort, which is now a UNESCO World Heritage Site, as well as the city's newly strengthened walls. During the Mughal era, the Walled City received several monuments. Some of Lahore's most recognizable buildings are found there, including the gigantic Badshahi Mosque, the richly painted Wazir Khan Mosque, and the Shahi Hammam. The Walled City once more gained notoriety under Sikh control as a result of various religious structures constructed there at the time, notably the Samadhi of the Gurdwara Janam Asthan Guru Ram Das and Ranjit Singh. The Lahore Fort:

The Lahore Fort is a fortress that spans more than 20 hectares and is located at the northernmost point of Lahore's Walled City. It has 21 noteworthy monuments, some of which were constructed during the reign of Emperor Akbar. Some of its structures, including as the Pearl Mosque, the Naulakha Pavilion made of white marble, the Sheesh Mahal, and the enormous Picture Wall of the fort, are well-known landmarks in and of themselves. Badshahi Mosque:

The Badshahi Mosque, a mosque from the Mughal era constructed in 1671–1673, is situated west of the Lahore Fort and faces the fort across the quadrangle of Hazuri Bagh. The Jama Masjid in Delhi, India, which was constructed in 1648 by Aurangzeb's father and predecessor, Shah Jahan, shares many similarities with the construction and style of the Badshahi Masjid. Wazir Khan Mosque: During the reign of the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan, the Wazir Khan Mosque, a 17th-century mosque next to the Delhi Gate and Chitta Gate, was commissioned as part of an ensemble of structures that also included the adjoining Shahi Hammam facilities. Wazir Khan Mosque's construction took place between 1634 and 1641 C.E. Haveli of Nau Nihal Singh:

The Haveli of Nau Nihal Singh is the only haveli from the Sikh era to still had its original ornamentation and architecture, making it one of Lahore's greatest specimens of Sikh architecture. The Haveli is distinguished by its beautifully adorned western façade, which features vibrant paintings in the Kangra style. Since the time of British colonial rule, the location has served as a school for girls.


Lahore's Walled City previously had 13 gates. All survived until the 1857 Uprising when the British destroyed all but one of the gates to weaken the city's defenses. Shah Alami Gate, The Delhi Gate, and Lohari Gate were created in a more complex manner, whereas three were rebuilt as more straightforward constructions. Following the Partition of British India, riots destroyed the Shah Alami Gate.

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54 Lawrence Road, Lahore, Punjab, Province Pakistan

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