Travel to Lahore " The Shalimar Garden"

 Shalimar garden is also called as "Mughul Garden" or the "Emperor Garden", situated in the Lahore, Pakistan. It is very famous garden from Mughual era,very well maintained, though not very well, yet it is in acceptable condition. For art and history lovers it might be a great place where one can idealizes all the Emperors, prince and princesses stories from mughul empires. Iam sure many of us have get through by some of these historical stories linked to Shah Jahan and his son Aurangzeb alimgir.

This beautiful garden has been originally constructed by Emperor Shah Jahan. In old historical stories we get the traces of this garden being very famous for Elephant competition. Emperor Shah jahan used to enjoy the competition among royal Elephants in this garden. Mughul Emperors were fond of Elephants ride.

It is built in 16 th century but still its reflect the glory of the past. A huge wall is surrounded by the Garden. Royal gardens were always in close boundary walls so that they can be used exclusively by emperors and their families.

The garden has some gracious fountains. There are terraces or you may called them probably balconies in the Baradaris. The garden is divided into different zone. When you enters then it leads you towards downward through stairs to get into its lawns. It was suppposed to be the garden where Mughul Emperors had celebrated different sort of Royal functions. Classical musical programs in old times.

It looks very beautiful especially when all the fountains open. Fountains were supposed to be of greater charms for the Mughul families.


  1. Bellissime foto di un luogo stupendo - mi piacerebbe tanto visitarlo. ciao

  2. Very beautiful pictures from a great place. Looks like paradise and so much history in same time. I like all the details of this buildings. Makes me want to visit:-)

  3. Marvellous place but a bit far from me. Thank you for sharing and give me the oportunity of travelling there virtually. Kisses from Spain !

  4. Wonderful photos and impressions of this beautiful place. Gorgeous !
    Best regards, Synnöve

  5. I've always loved the places rich in beauty and history!


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