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Northern area of Pakistan

by Salma Rafiq on January 15, 2012

 

Northern Areas of Pakistan 

Northern Areas of Pakistan

this is shogran Pakistan.

Northern Areas of Pakistan

This is the way back from Dudipatsar.Very still and calm nature no humans still there to disturb the natural environment.


Northern Areas of Pakistan

This is Naran Valley Pakistan .This way leads to Lalazar a beautiful meadows.

Northern Areas of Pakistan

One of the many beautiful Lakes in Pakistan.Its come after six hour trekking from the last known Town.Thats why it is still in undisturbed state.Yellow flowers have spread all over near it.
Credits:Ali Ifthikar



Northern Areas of Pakistan

The Hill Station which one can not afford to miss. Once the forest was thick and dense but due to selling and burning of wood by locals make the forest the to scattered. And now unfortunately damaged badly by earthquake. Don't know about the locals whether they escape or not from the tragedy. I think the beauty of this hill station is somewhat bitter first damaged by cutting of trees and now by earthquake.

 

Pakistan's  Historical Forts, Mosques, Places and Construction 

Wazir Khan Mosque

he Wazir Khan Mosque in LahorePakistan, is famous for its extensive faience tile work. It has been described as ‘ a mole on the cheek of Lahore’. It was built in seven years, starting around 1634-1635 A.D., during the reign of the Mughal Emperor Shah Jehan. It was built by Shaikh Ilm-ud-din Ansari, a native of Chiniot, who rose to be the court physician to Shah Jahan and later, the Governor of Lahore. He was commonly known as Wazir Khan. (The word wazir means ‘minister’ in Urdu language.) The mosque is located inside the Inner City and is easiest accessed from Delhi Gate.

Rohtas Fort (قلعہ روہتاس – Qila Rohtas)

Rohtas Fort (Urduقلعہ روہتاس Qila Rohtas) is a garrison fort built by the great Afghan king Sher Shah Suri. This fort is about 4 km in circumference and the first example of the successful amalgamation of Pukhtun and Hindu architecture in the sub-continent.

 

Jehangir Kothari Parade

Jehangir Kothari Parade is located in Clifton beach in Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan.

Access to the sea at Clifton is provided by the terraced Parade known as the Jehangir Kothari Parade. The site, owned by Mr. Jehangir Kothari, an eminent Karachi citizen, who gifted it along with a handsome donation Rs. 300,000 to the Municipality for the development of recreational facilities. The foundation stone was laid by the Governor of Bombay, Sir George Lloyd on 10th February, 1919 and formally opened by Lady Lloyd on 5th January, 1920. The Lady Lloyd Pier was also opened by her on 21st March, 1921.

The Kiosk at one end of the parade, with its elliptical roof structure, built in Jodhpur stone, has an octagonal seat in the center and was used as a Bandstand in yester-years. The pier is 1300 ft long, 15 ft wide and ends in a 70 ft by 50 ft sea-side Pavilion constructed on piles. Gizri limestone and Jodhpur stone were used for its construction.

The Sheesh Mahal

Old Pictures of Pakistan's Historical Places

Old Pictures of Pakistan's Historical Places

THIS IS LAHORE'S FAMOUS TOLLINGTON MARKET. 
LOOK AT THE MALL ROAD, 
its NON-EXISTANT IN THE PICTURE.

Old Pictures of Pakistan's Historical Places

INSIDE LAHORE FORT.

Old Pictures of Pakistan's Historical Places

AN OLD BUDH SHRINE -
NOW COMPLETELY EXTINCT!
Old Pictures of Pakistan's Historical Places

FAMOUS BRIDGE KNOWN AS 
CHAPPAR RIFT IN BALOCHISTAN.