List of the famous landmarks that make up the Lahore skyline, listed alphabetically with photos when available. Lahore architectural landmarks as well as other major buildings, dwellings, and other structures in Lahore are included on this list. Information about these Lahore buildings is included on this list, such as when the building first opened and what architectural style it falls under. List includes both new buildings in Lahore and older historic landmarks.
List features Badshahi Mosque, Naulakha Pavilion and more.
This list answers the question, "What are the most famous buildings in Lahore?"This is a good reference for research into the historical architecture in Lahore. Famous architectural houses within the city of Lahore are included as well, sometimes by address, other times listed by the name of the original home owner.
The Alamgir Tower is a high rise building in Lahore, Pakistan. It has 31 floors with 5 basement floors. The developer was Alamgir Developers. Construction started during 2012 and will be completed in 2017. The location of the building is on Main Boulevard, Gulberg III in the city of Lahore. It include shops, shopping malls, luxury apartments and business offices to suit all types of stakeholders. ...more
City/Town: Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan, Asia
Opened: Jan 01 2009
Structural Height (m): 198.0
Floors: 31see more on Alamgir Tower Lahore
The Badshahi Mosque in Lahore, commissioned by the sixth Mughal Emperor Aurangzeb in 1671 and completed in 1673, is the second largest mosque in Pakistan and South Asia and the fifth largest mosque in the world. Epitomising the beauty, passion and grandeur of the Mughal era, it is Lahore's most famous landmark and a major tourist attraction. It is located in Iqbal Park in Lahore, Pakistan. In 1993, the Government of Pakistan recommended the inclusion of the Badshahi Mosque as a World Heritage Site in UNESCO's World Heritage List, where it has been included in Pakistan's Tentative List for possible nomination to the World Heritage List by UNESCO. ...more
City/Town: Punjab, Pakistan, Pakistan
Opened: Jan 01 1673
Structural Height (m): 68.75
Style: Mughal architecture, Islamic architecturesee more on Badshahi Mosque
Minar-e-Pakistan is a public monument located in Iqbal Park which is one of the largest urban parks in Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan. The tower was constructed during the 1960s on the site where, on 23 March 1940, the All-India Muslim League passed the Lahore Resolution, the first official call for a separate homeland for the Muslims living in the South Asia, in accordance with the two nation theory. ...more
Opened: Oct 31 1968
Structural Height (m): 62.0
Created By: Nasreddin Murat-Khan
The Naulakha Pavilion is a prominent white marble personal chamber with a curvilinear roof, located beside the Sheesh Mahal courtyard, in the northern section of the Lahore Fort in Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan. The structure was originally inlaid with precious and semi-precious stones and overlooked the Ravi River. Today, it is one of the 21 monuments situated within the Lahore Fort, with its western façade providing a panoramic view of the ancient city of Lahore. In 1981, as part of the larger Lahore Fort Complex, it became inscribed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. ...more
Opened: Jan 01 1631
Style: Mughal architecture