Huzori Bagh in front of Lahore Fort
The area between Badshahi Mosque and Lahore Fort is known as Huzori Bagh. Different types of evening musical programs and concert are usally arranged in this garden especially classical one and national songs. The national Poet Allama Muhammad Iqbal tomb is situated in the south west corner of this garden.
There is a marble baradari in the middle of the garden, which is built by Mahraja Ranjit Singh in 1818AD.
The garden has an elegant fountains. Fountains , water channels remain a great source of charm and pleasure to thr Royal families of Mughul era. They were fond of finely decorated fountains with engraved designes, thats why probably one can found them in abundance in almost all the gardens that are related to Mughul Empire.
|behind is Lahore fort|
|Marble baradari is in the center|
|Mahraja Ranjit Singh photo with courtesy from the book Lahore fort by muhammad ilyas bhati|
Originally it was a two story ed structure with an underground chambers. The upper story was struck by thunder lightening in 1932AD and collapsed. This baradari remained under the use of Mahraja Ranjit Singh and other sikh rulers.
|General View of Huzori Bagh|