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Shalimar Gardens

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ImageThese magnificent gardens were made by Mughal Emperor Shah Jehan in the 1640s. The gardens cover an area of over 80 acres. They are built at the three levels corresponding to the Giver of Pleasure, Giver of Goodness and the Giver of Life. Beautiful trees and shrubs are aplenty and white marble structures dot the gardens here and there. There are about 450 fountains. A great spot for picnicking, these gardens are on the UNESCO world heritage list

Timings: Daily
Admission: None
Address: 3 km from the walled city, Grand Trunk Road, Near University of Engineering and Technology, Lahore 

 

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