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Fort and Shalamar Gardens

Fort Road Lahore, Lahore 54000, Pakistan
+92 322 8833561
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Shalimar!

Shalamar Gardens used to be a paradise but sad to see that it is not properly maintained by the... read more

Reviewed 11 May 2018
HUR89979
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Houston, Texas
Disappinting

The Fort of course is a great place always however the citizens of Paksitan make every good... read more

Reviewed 1 March 2018
Urooj S
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The impressive Mughal complex consists of the old walls, buildings and the terraced gardens.
  • Excellent48%
  • Very good31%
  • Average14%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible0%
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Fort Road Lahore, Lahore 54000, Pakistan
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Reviewed 11 May 2018

Shalamar Gardens used to be a paradise but sad to see that it is not properly maintained by the Government of Punjab (which is too busy destroying our heritage and building modern structures over them). Not sure why the title of this site is "Fort...More

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Reviewed 1 March 2018

The Fort of course is a great place always however the citizens of Paksitan make every good experience to a nightmae. We wanted to go on a Saturday however the Chief Minister was distributing some things thus the whole complex of the fort and the...More

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Reviewed 3 December 2017

November is a good month to be in Lahore because weather is cool. Except for the seasonal smog, of course. Best to arrange your visit early in the morning to avoid crowd. Get a local tour guide to explain you the history of the different...More

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Reviewed 4 October 2017

Visit to Shalimar garden, Lahore. It is a Mughal garden complex located in Lahore. Construction of the gardens began in 1637 C.E. during the reign of Emperor Shah Jahan, and was completed in 1641. It measure 658 metres by 258 metres, and cover an area...More

Thank Muhammad S
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Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

None of us have been to the gardens of Edens, yet, but we may find the Shalimar Gardens tucked away in between somewhere there. In desperate need of love and care it still sparks as a realm of peace.

Thank Syed A
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Reviewed 11 June 2017

You need imagination for this garden...nice stroll with on site toilets and food+drink stands! The fountains were not turned on but still- nice symmetrical designs.

Thank WMBandit
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Reviewed 10 June 2017

There are few no of places to visit in Lahore city area,so this is an one very good place to visit in Lahore. :) Move in the evening to eliminate the heat :) Good for stay around 1-2 hours.Have a fun.

Thank MikeJuliya
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Reviewed 10 May 2017

I visited with family. There is a train which runs the grounds and provides a seat for 50 rupees and takes you through the gardens and to the entrance of the fort. Parking is free, checkpoint for security could do with being a little more...More

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Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

Visited the fort and mosque ... then relaxed in the gardens with a coffee at one of the stands. Was lovely to watch the locals wandering the park with their children at sunset ... a tranquil place to come and people watch

Thank Judi G
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Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

It's really pretty more then pictures it's really good to visit there a heritage of pak feels the passion of freedom just by looking at it

Thank Neelam M
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