Displaying items ranging from calligraphy to artefacts from Moenjodaro, Cholistan and Harappa, Bahawalpur Museum, less than 1km southeast of Farid Gate.
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,…
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, …
Off limits to the public, Dubai Palace belongs to the Amir of Dubai, who sometimes uses it as his base for winter falconry sorties into Cholistan. Rumour has it that the amir has thrown lavish parties here for 500 g…
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.
There are three royal palaces here, but unfortunately they aren't open to the public. You can take a distant peek at the late-19th-century Sadiq Garh, by far the grandest, from the gatehouse.
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.
This beautiful mosque, built just prior to Partition, is in the heart of the town's central main bazaar area. It serves as Bahawalpur's major Friday mosque.
Built in 1885 in Italian style, Nur Mahal was the grandest of the Abbasis' residences and now houses some of their antiquities.
The settlement of Khar, 5km before Fort Munro, has an interesting Fort built by the British and now used as a levy station.