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Shalimar Bagh (Shalimar Gardens)

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Great potential!

This is an exemple of how sophisticated were the Mughals. The plan of the gardens show the past... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Beijing, China
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No water!

The fact that these gardens are famous for their fountains, it’s a shame there was no water in... read more

Reviewed April 17, 2018
Maidenhead, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 days ago

The Shalimar Gardens were built in 1642 be the 4th Mughal Emperor Shahjehan. The world heritage site

Thank Ashfaq K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The old Mughal Shalimar Gardens at Lahore were built during the time of the Emperor Shah Jehan. Similar pleasure gardens were also built in other places in Mughal India; but the Lahore Gardens retain a special romantic quality that is certainly missing in the others....More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is an exemple of how sophisticated were the Mughals. The plan of the gardens show the past beauty of that empire. However, it would need a bit of more investment to keep its structures running.

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Reviewed July 12, 2018 via mobile

Always an historic feel great constructions by Mughal emperors and layout is awesome which creates magic and gives a touch of a king moving alongside of fountains and flowers

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Reviewed July 9, 2018

What a sad situation where it was once a beautiful garden but was neglected. The garden is full of history and I can imagine how it use to look. Hopefully in the future it will be revive back to its original magnificent beauty.

Thank Suzy M
Reviewed June 18, 2018

it would get better in future but the time i visited i could not even enter the garden due to orange line train construction. Huge crowded and jammed traffic was outside on road with dust and mud. i cant review it unless i see it....More

Thank asad i
Reviewed May 17, 2018

Trying to get to the garden entrance may be difficult due to the construction of the orange line Metro train and traffic, but is worth the hardship once inside. The sprawling garden built under Shah Jahan evokes time spent for leisure, enjoying music and dance...More

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Reviewed May 11, 2018

This garden used to be a replica of paradise but thanks to the Government of Punjab is in a desperate need of restoration.

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Reviewed April 17, 2018 via mobile

The fact that these gardens are famous for their fountains, it’s a shame there was no water in sight at all. Apparently renovation work, would love to see it in all its splendour.

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Reviewed April 10, 2018

Restoration works seems to be going on forever. When will we get to see these beautiful gardens as they were in their past glory? The walls seem to be stripped of all adornment/ decorative stone work. - Judging from old photographs, this garden was simply...More

Thank pamrodIslamabad
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