UNESCO World Heritage Sites in
Pakistan: An Unforgettable Tour UNESCO Heritage Sites Pakistan
A Brief Summary of the journey UNESCO heritage sites Pakistan UNESCO Heritage Sites Pakistan
Pakistan is home to 6 UNESCO declared World Heritage. These sites are Mohenjodaro, one of the largest arrangements of the world-known Indus Valley Civilization, Takht Bahi, which hosts Buddhist civilization, Sahr-i- Bahlool, Royal Fort, and Shalimar Gardens in Lahore, the Rohtas Fort in Jehlum, and the ancient monuments at Makli. UNESCO Heritage Sites Pakistan
Moreover, the country also hosts 23 sites that are included in UNESCO Tentative List. Thus, the country has enriched its archeological heritage. Our planned tour carries the theme of the journey to these distinctive sites is to satisfy the historical and antic cravings.
This expedition starts from the largest city of Pakistan, Karachi, after a thorough and knowledgeable exploration of the ancient places at Sindh, Punjab, and KPK province, the journey ends at the beautiful green city of Islamabad. The best time to visit Sindh and Punjab province is November to April as Summers would be intolerable in these areas while winters are pleasant.
How Would You be Entertained in the Trip?
Do you want to satiate your archeological craving? Join us for an unparalleled deep exploration of grand archeological sites in present in the currents towns of Pakistan which remained hubs for great Civilizations in past. They host far-fetching remains of those marvels.
Have you intended to explore UNESCO’S declared world heritage sites? Don’t make a blunder to skip the marvelous sites of Pakistan which are enlisted by UNESCO as top world Heritage Sites. We are taking the responsibility to get hold of all such sites in the planned journey.
Are you fond of the exploration of historic great forts? Go with them on this specially designed trip. You will get the best opportunity to experience the charm of grand forts like the Rohtas Fort which is known for its highly defensive architecture, and Lahore Fort known for its wonderful aesthetic art.
There are a large number of tombs, and shrines like the tomb of Lal Shahbaz Qalander in Larkana, and other marvelous tombs in Multan which are acknowledged by UNESCO due to their astonishing artistic work, and distinctive Islamic pattern of calligraphy. They serve as ideal sites for art lovers.
How can we forget the cradles of Buddhism, Taxila, and Takht Bahi? These towns have preserved the vast remains of one of the historic mighty civilizations of the world, the magnificent Ghandhara Civilization. You will be able to witness significant stupas, monasteries and the utensils, jewelry, weapons, and other items of the grandeur gone civilization.
Is this the Desired Trip for You? UNESCO Heritage Sites Pakistan
Most of the traveling would be on plain landscape, thus there is no risk for height-related disorders.
Since the regions under consideration are mostly carried hot and humid weather, so bear with heat especially when the odyssey would be in the hottest months like from May to September.
There is no need to worry about any security risk as the areas under the planned visit are completely safe for traveling.
A Brief Upshot: UNESCO heritage sites Pakistan
Karachi, capital of Sindh Province Pakistan
Islamabad, capital of Pakistan
UNESCO’S declared World Heritage Sites in Pakistan
Trip Highlights: UNESCO Heritage Sites Pakistan
The trip satisfies the archeological, antic, and historic tastes of the visitors.
Visit the World Heritage Sites to help in research and studies.
Traveling and observing one of the best metropolitan cities of the Acknowledged Indus Valley Civilization, the magnificent Mohenjodaro is a memorable experience of ancient cultural exploration.
Observation of the centers of Buddhism like Takht Bahi and Sahr I Bahlool supports Buddhist Civilization studies.
Experience of the Mughal Monuments in Lahore provides an opportunity to explore a culmination of Persian, Hindu, and Muslim art and architecture.
The historic journey to Shahi Qilla presents the glory of the Mughal period.
Exploration of Shalimar Garden soothes the aesthetic sense.
The adventure also offers the cultural experience of modern-day Pakistan
It brings the soul-refreshing Sufi Music at shrines f Sufi saints in Multan and Sindh.
The visit to Lahore and Multan museums reveals the enriched cultural heritage of the areas.
It also furnishes the opportunity to taste local mouth-watering cuisines.
Itinerary: UNESCO heritage sites Pakistan
Taking to the airport and saying goodbye.
Exciting Activities: UNESCO heritage sites Pakistan
City Tour, Jinnah Mausoleum Clifton Beach, Bohri Bazar
Tomb of Shah Abdul Latif Bitai,
visit ruins of the Indus Valley Civilization
Visit Shrines, and other Monuments
Visit Lahore Fort, Shalimar Gardens, Anarkali Bazar,Wazir Khan Mosque
Sites of Ghandhara Civilization
Description of Significant Areas UNESCO heritage sites Pakistan
Mohenjodaro UNESCO Heritage Sites Pakistan
Also known as Mound of the Dead was an important city of the ancient Harappa Civilization also known as the Indus valley civilization. The world-known civilization flourished between 2600 and 1900 BCE in the Indus River plains of Pakistan and north India. In 1920, it was first discovered and evacuated. Located in the Sindh Province of Pakistan in district Larkana, it is thought to be contemporary with the ancient Egypt, Mesopotamia, and Norte Chico civilizations. Extended in 620acres, it was established through a diligent work of excellent Civil Engineering and Urban Town Planning, having separate sections like HR area of large countryside, HR area dead man’s lane, corbelled arch drain, toilets, wells, granary, housing, pillared hall, Stupa Mound, etc. In 1920, it was included in UNESCO World Heritage Site. UNESCO Heritage Sites Pakistan
Sahr-i-Bahlol UNESCO Heritage Sites Pakistan
A significant Archaeological site present in District Mardan, 70 km in the Northwest of Peshawar. It was constructed as a small town holding Buddhist architecture during the period of the Buddhist King Kushan. It got the name after the philosopher and religious leader Bahlol. Located on the hillock, it was established as a fortified city. protected by a stone wall. Its evacuation is not completed and the antiques such as coins, jewelry, statues, and utensils are still found on the site. It was placed on UNESCO List in 1920.
Rohtas Fort UNESCO heritage sites Pakistan UNESCO heritage sites Pakistan
A magnificent Fortified Fort was constructed in the 16th century near the Jehlum City in Punjab Province by Raja Todar Mall over the orders of Sher Shah Suri. It was established to restrict the exiled Mughal Emperor Humayun in Persia to return to India. While holding huge defensive walls and unparalleled gateways and supported by great bastions, it is the mouthpiece of the exhaled Military Architecture of Muslims. In 1997, it was included in UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Lahore Fort UNESCO heritage sites Pakistan
The magniloquent Royal Fort of Lahore is present at the north end of the ancient Lahore walled city in Punjab Province. Extended across 20 hectares, it was thoroughly constructed in 1566 during the Mughal emperor Akbar’s reign. However, it was first established by the rulers of the Delhi Sultanate as a mud-brick fort but destroyed by Mongols in 1241. It offers almost 21 magnificent monuments. The major structures included Shah Burg Quadrangle Naulakha Pavillion with white marble roof, the beautiful Sheesh Mahal, the prominent Summer palace, the marked Kalaburg, the palpable Shah Jehan Quadrangle, etc. In 2000, it was placed on the UNESCO World Heritage list.
Adjacent to the magniloquent Lahore Fort, the splendid Garden is the aesthetic heritage of the Mughul period. The beautiful garden was constructed during the great emperor Shah Jehan’s reign over the design of the enchanted Shalimar Garden of Kashmir. Both gardens were formed in the Persian style called Charbagh known as Paradise Garden. Divided into three distinct areas, one for the emperor the other for emperor’s haram, and the third for the general public. It displays extensive and greatest engineering work for the formation of artificial cascades and terraces. The grand building structures in the maleficent garden are Naqar Khana, Khwabgah, Hamam, Aiwan, etc. Moreover, numerous fruit trees like Cherry, Apricot, Mango, Apple, and many more were planted to add beauty with taste to the garden. In 2000, it was kept on UNESCO World Heritage List. UNESCO Heritage Sites Pakistan
It is in Punjab province,30 km from Islamabad. It also served as the cradle of Buddhism. Its ancient name was Takhshasila which means City of Cut Stones. It possesses Dharmarajika Stupa which is termed as the largest Buddhist settlement which dates back to the time of Ashoka. It is also believed that the remains of Buddha are buried here. Likewise, the City of Bhir Mound is also present here, the first evacuation was carried out in the 1970s and the eastern part of about 1200×730 yards was the dugout. Later evacuations were performed from 1998 to 2000 which brought out the western portion of the planned city.
It is home to the oldest Chakdara monastery of Buddhism construction started in 1CE and further expanded in 3rd and 4th CE. It has inscriptions by Ghodopharas. It is termed a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1980. It is the focal point of Buddhist architecture. The Buddhist archaeological complex is known to be Andan Dheraj which has Chatpat Monastery whose construction is believed to be started between 1 to 4 AD. UNE
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