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…
Islamic Site in Multan

Shrine of Shams-ud-Din Sabzwari

On the dry bed of the Ravi River, less than 1km northeast of the fort, the Shrine of Shams-ud-Din Sabzwari, who is believed to have lived from 1165 to 1276, was founded by his grandson in 1330 and rebuilt by more di…
Museum in Bahawalpur

Bahawalpur Museum

Displaying items ranging from calligraphy to artefacts from Moenjodaro, Cholistan and Harappa, Bahawalpur Museum, less than 1km southeast of Farid Gate.
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…
Islamic Site in Multan

Shrines & Monuments

Only the most enthusiastic fan of Islamic architecture could fully appreciate all of Multan's shrines, tombs and mosques in a fleeting visit. Many are hidden in the old town; north of Pak Gate (Circular Rd) is Wali …
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.
Zoo in Bahawalpur


Established in 1942, the Zoo would have to be one of the best kept in Pakistan. It houses more than 700 different animal species including leopard, lion, tiger, spotted deer, monkey, Siberian crane, golden pheasant,…
Park in Lal Suhanra National Park

Children's Park

Inside the main entrance, past the TDCP Motel and park office, is a Children's Park with a small zoo containing local wildlife such as imperial sandgrouse, partridge, pheasant, rhesus monkey, ciracal and civet cat, …
Notable Building in Bahawalpur

Central Library

Next door to the Bahawalpur Museum, this fine building houses a well-stocked Central Library. The foundation stone was laid by the then viceroy, Sir Rufus Daniel Isaacs, in 1924. The garden is very restful.
Landmark in Lal Suhanra National Park

Lal Suhanra National Park

Located 35km east of Bahawalpur and covering a natural lake and a large man-made forest, this 51,588 hectare Lal Suhanra National Park is a pleasant place to relax.