UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Pakistan

UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Pakistan

Every year on 18th April World Heritage Day is being celebrated all over the world. The purpose of celebrating this day is to preserve the culture and archeology of ancient civilizations and to raise awareness of it.

The list of six World Heritage Sites, including UNESCO, is also included in the list of six destinations in Pakistan. These places are of great importance both historically and touristically.

6 UNESCO’s World Heritage Sites in Pakistan

1: Mohenjo Daro

The 6,000-year-old archaeological attraction in the Sindh province of Pakistan has been incorporated into the World Heritage by the United Nations. These artifacts were discovered in 1921.

mohenjo daro

2: Taxila

Taxila, located in Rawalpindi, Punjab province, was considered the center of Buddhism and Hinduism in the Gandhara era.

Taxila World Heritage Site

3: Buddhist Ruins of Takht-i-Bahi

Buddhist Ruins of Takht-i-Bahi is Located about 80 km from Peshawar, the ruins of the Buddhist civilization are located approximately a century ago.

Buddhist Ruins of Takht-i-Bahi

4: Lahore Fort or Royal Fort Lahore

The royal fort, also known as Lahore Fort,

Wedding Function in Royal Fort Lahore
Photo Shahbaz Photography

was built during the reign of Mughal king Akbar in Lahore, the capital of the Punjab province.

Shalimar Bagh was built by another Mughal king, Shah Jahan. Shah Jahan built many beautiful buildings during his time, including a Taj Mahal which is the tomb of his beloved wife Mumtaz Mahal.

Shalimar Garden Lahore

5: Makli Necropolis

Makli, a small area near Thatta near Sindh province, is famous worldwide for its historic Makli Necropolis. There are tombs and tombs dating from the fourteenth century to the eighteenth century. The tombs are very beautiful engraving and carving.

Makli Necropolis

6: Rohtas fort

The fort was built by Sher Shah Suri in the middle of Kohistan salt land near Jhelum in Punjab province. The fort was built for combat purposes.

rohtas fort JHELUM

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