Standing proudly in the center of the Iqbal Park in Lahore is the Minar-e-Pakistan. The Minar was built as a tribute to the Lahore Resolution passed in 1940. It is one of the most important national monuments of Pakistan. The monument rises to a height of about 60m with the floors and walls rendered constructed with stone and marble. The tower was designed by Nasreddin Murat-Khan and the foundation stone of the monument was laid in 1960.
See the best of sights during a Desert of Thar adventure
Covering the eastern Sindh province and the southeastern portion of the Punjab province of Pakistan is Desert of Thar. The Desert of Thar forms a natural border between Indian and Pakistan. In Pakistan the desert spreads in the Ghotki, Sanghar, Sukkar, Mirpur Khas and Tharparkar districts.
The Karakoram Range is one of the most amazing trekking destinations
For adventure seekers, Northern Pakistan offers a wide range of exciting opportunities such as hiking, trekking and mountaineering. Believed to be the north western extension of the greater Himalayan Mountains, the Karakoram Range covers the border Pakistan, India and China. The peaks of the Karakoram Range can be seen from the regions of Gilgit-Baltistan (Pakistan), Ladakh (India), and Xinjiang region, (China).
Popularly called as the Shahi Qila, the Lahore Fort is located on the Northwestern corner of the Walled City of Lahore
Spreading on an area of 20 hectares, the fort is trapezoidal in form. The existence of the fort dates back to the ancient times but the construction of the present structure was started by the Mughal Emperor Akbar. The area was initially occupied by a mud fort that was demolished and the modern Lahore Fort was constructed. In 1981, the fort was designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.