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Multan is known as the city of saints because of the large number of shrines and Sufi saints from the city and became the hearthstone of Sufism in Southeast Asia. It’s now is the seventh-largest city of Pakistan and is located on the bank of the Chenab River in Punjab.

Why Is Multan Famous For?

Multan is holier, by birth and is known to be the oldest living city of the world. It is enshrouded with shrines, mosques, forts, and ornate tombs from the history which even today is the center of attraction for many tourists. Some of the famous masterpieces of Multan are mentioned here.

Multan Fort

Multan Fort, also known as ‘Qilla Kohna’ is the heritage of time and the most ancient place of the city. It was built about 2500 years ago on a high mound, in the center of the city to defend it from invaders. It has the highest place called Damdama, from where you can enjoy the panoramic view of the city.

Shrine of Shah Rukn-e-Alam

This place holds the landmark status of Multan. This is a beautiful shrine exulting spirituality through its perfect and aesthetic architect.

 

Shrine of Shah Shams Sabzwari

Not far from the fort, there is another Multan’s beautiful shrine of Shah Shams Gardezi. It’s an octagonal dome that mesmerizes the tourists with its beautiful architecture of Red bricks turrets and glazed tiles.

Shrine of Shah Yousaf Gardezi

This shrine is inside of Bohar Gate. It’s a rectangular domeless building. It’s a quiet place that gives you the feel of tranquility.

Clock Tower

This is the center of the city also known as Ghanta Ghar. It was built by the British Government back in the ’80s. It’s now converted into a museum by the Pakistani Government.

Shopping

Besides having its illustrious preserved past in the form of buildings and culture Multan is also famous for its blue pottery, fresco, the handicrafts, khadi work, and so many more things.

Hussain Agahi and Chowk Bazaar

Hussain Aghai and Chowk Bazaar are the oldest and renewed bazaars of Multan and the best places that offer the tourist various types of souvenirs like handicrafts, traditional shawls, Chunri-making (tie and dye), mirror embroidery.

Bomangi Square

Besides having cultural value and heritage, Multan is swiftly progressing into a modern city with its contemporary shopping places. Bomangi Square is one of them. It’s a beautiful mall where you can purchase colossally while getting the pleasure of the entire standard of living in a stress-free environment.

United Mall

Another one is the united mall famous for having almost all the national and some of the international brand outlets under one roof. This mall contains food courts having a variety of famous food chains.

Food

Another astounding thing this city is offering is its amazing food. From traditional Pakistani to international fast-food chains, Multan hosts a span of cuisines including continental, Chinese, Arabic, and many more.

Among the locals, Saddiques’s Karahi from Dolaat Gate, Dilmeer’s lassi from Dilmeer Pera house, Qureshi’s Tikka from the Gulshan market are all the delicious eateries of Multan.

Qureshi Tikka

If you want to try Italian or Chinese cuisines than Ramada, Salt’s pepper, Zanzibar, Masooms are the famous ones.

Ramada, Multan

A happy Munchkin

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