Wazir Khan Mosque
17th-century mosque located in the city of Lahore, capital of the Pakistani province of Punjab.- Wazir Khan Mosque
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Capital of the Pakistani province of Punjab, is Pakistan's 2nd largest city after Karachi, and is the 26th largest city in the world.
The city also hosts much of Pakistan's tourist industry, with major attractions including the Walled City, the famous Badshahi and Wazir Khan mosques, as well as several Sikh and Sufi shrines.
The Walled City of Lahore (Punjabi &, "Inner City"), also known as Old City, forms the historic core of Lahore, Pakistan.
The Walled City was bestowed with numerous monuments during the Mughal era, with some of Lahore's most iconic structures being located in the Walled City, such as the lavishly decorated Wazir Khan Mosque, the massive Badshahi Mosque, and the Shahi Hammam.
The fifth emperor of the Mughal Empire, reigning from January 1628 until July 1658.
Among his other constructions are the Red Fort also called the Delhi Fort or Lal Qila in Urdu, large sections of Agra Fort, the Jama Masjid, the Wazir Khan Mosque, the Moti Masjid, the Shalimar Gardens, sections of the Lahore Fort, the Mahabat Khan Mosque in Peshawar, the Mini Qutub Minar in Hastsal, the Jahangir mausoleum—his father's tomb, the construction of which was overseen by his stepmother Nur Jahan and the Shahjahan Mosque.
Citadel in the city of Lahore, Pakistan.
Conservation works at the site began in 2015 by the Aga Khan Trust for Culture and Walled City of Lahore Authority, which together have also restored other Lahore landmarks such as the Wazir Khan Mosque and Shahi Hammam.
Persian-style bath which was built in Lahore, Pakistan, in 1635 C.E. during the reign of Emperor Shah Jahan.
The baths were built to serve as a waqf, or endowment, for the maintenance of the Wazir Khan Mosque.
One of six remaining historic gates of the Walled City of Lahore, Pakistan.
The surrounding area includes several buildings of historical significance including the 17th century Wazir Khan Mosque, Shahi Hammam, and havelis.
Early 17th-century mosque situated in the Walled City of Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan.
It is Lahore's earliest surviving example of a Mughal-era mosque, and influenced construction of the larger Wazir Khan Mosque a few decades later.
Native of Chiniot, whose family migrated to Lahore.
He is best known today for founding Wazirabad, a city near the river Chenab in Punjab, and building the famous Wazir Khan Mosque in Lahore.
17th-century building that serves as the central mosque for the city of Thatta, in the Pakistani province of Sindh.
Unlike the Wazir Khan Mosque in Lahore, another Shah Jahan era mosque, the mosque in Thatta does not employ the use of fresco.
The Wazir Khan Chowk is a town square located in the Walled City of Lahore, Pakistan that is located at the main entrance of the Wazir Khan Mosque.