Factory in Multan

Institute Of Blue Pottery Development

To see the production phases of blue pottery, a traditional craft that is a Multan speciality, visit the small but interesting Institute Of Blue Pottery Development. The lovely items made here are sold in Pakistan a…
Tomb in Multan

Mausoleum Of Sultan Ali Akbar

This largely forgotten but impressive 16th century tomb lies in the Suraj Miani suburb to the north of the city centre. Akbar's mother has her own tomb nearby.
Fortress in Multan

Qasim Bagh Fort

Multan's most prominent landmark, now largely in ruins except for its gate and part of the outer walls and bastions, is Qasim Bagh Fort, near Hussain Agahi and Chowk Bazaars. In the fort is the Qasim Bagh Stadium th…
Museum in Islamabad & Rawalpindi

Lok Virsa Museum

Lok Virsa Museum houses a fascinating array of traditional handicrafts including embroidered costumes, old jewellery and intricate woodcarvings - it is well worth a visit. The reference library has resources on hist…
Museum in Islamabad & Rawalpindi

Pakistan Army Museum

The Pakistan Army Museum is next to the Army Library (behind the Pearl Continental Hotel). It houses a handful of well-kept galleries exhibiting a limited but interesting collection dating from prehistoric times. It…
Monument in Islamabad & Rawalpindi

Pakistan Monument

Shakarparian is also the site of the impressive reddish-brown granite Pakistan Monument, conceived to represent Pakistan's diverse culture and national unity. Flanked by well-tended gardens and shaped like an unfurl…
Museum in Chakdara

Chakdara Museum

Chakdara Museum is at the village's main intersection. Exhibits include well-preserved Buddhist statuary, carved columns and lintels from an old Swat mosque, and an ethnographic section with embroidery and lots of j…
Architecture in Multan

Eidgah Mosque

The large Eidgah Mosque, covering an area of some 73m by 16m, was built in 1735 and was later used by the Sikhs as a military garrison. In turn, the British used it as a courthouse (it was here that Agnew was slain)…
Tomb in Multan

Mausoleum of Baha-ud-Din Zakaria

Just near the Mausoleum of Sheikh Rukni-Alam, the Mausoleum of Baha-ud-Din Zakaria, father of Rukni-Alam, was built in 1263. A disciple of the Sufi mystic Hazrat Shahabuddin Umar Suhrawardy of Jerusalem, Baha-ud-Din…
Tomb in Multan

Mausoleum Of Sheikh Rukn-I-Alam

Lying just inside the main entrance to the fort, this masterpiece of Mughal architecture is the most significant and attractive of Multan's shrines. A pious and widely loved scholar, Rukn-ud-Din Abul Fatah (1251-133…