Gallery in Lahore

Alhamra Art Gallery

This gallery, not to be confused with the Alhamra, houses Lahore's largest permanent collection of artwork. There are two floors exhibiting fine paintings by Pakistani artists. This gallery is part of the Alhamra Cu…
Architecture in Lahore

Badshahi Mosque

Completed in 1674 under Aurangzeb as the Mughals' final architectural fling, the sublime Badshahi Mosque, opposite the main gateway to the Lahore Fort, is one of the world's largest mosques. Replete with huge gatewa…
Outdoors in Lahore


A central place to slow the pace and chat to locals is pleasant Bagh-i-Jinnah. There's an open-air theatre that has frequent nightly performances (in Urdu or Punjabi) and the attractive British building in the centr…
Gallery in Lahore

Chitrkar Studio & Gallery

Apart from frequent art exhibitions, Chitrkar puts on an enjoyable classical music evening once a month.
Museum in Lahore

Chughtai Museum

Originally intended to be temporary but open since 1975, the year Muhammad Abdur Rahman Chughtai died, the Chughtai Museum is just northwest of the intersection of Ferozpur Rd and Gulberg Main Blvd. Recognised as Pa…
Gallery in Lahore

Ejaz Galleries

Just off MM Alam Rd (turn at KFC) this classy gallery has an innovative collection of paintings by Pakistani artists. The paintings are also for sale (expect to pay around Rs6000 to Rs100000 per piece).
Monument in Lahore

Jehangir's Tomb

Standing in a garden on the northern outskirts of Lahore, the elaborately decorated sandstone Jehangir's Tomb is that of Emperor Jehangir. Built in 1637 by Jehangir's son, Shah Jahan, it's believed to have been desi…
Museum in Lahore

Lahore Fort

Built, damaged, demolished, rebuilt and restored several times before being given its current form by Emperor Akbar in 1566 (when he made Lahore his capital), the Lahore Fort is the star attraction of the Old City. …
Museum in Lahore

Lahore Museum

Try to set aside a couple of hours to make the most of a visit to the superb Lahore Museum, which has exhibits spanning the recorded history of the subcontinent. Part of the collection was removed to India after Par…
Zoologic in Lahore

Lahore Zoo

Near Bagh-i-Jinnah, behind a large gateway adorned with a colourful animal mural, Lahore Zoo is one of the oldest zoos on the subcontinent. It was founded in 1872 and includes a variety of bird species along with li…