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5 Best Ancient Places for Tourists To Visit in Pakistan

Pakistan isn’t a very old country; in fact, it’s just 73 years young. But the land it owns and all the ancient places are really historical and mesmerizing to visit. Pakistan is home to some of the oldest and most ancient sites in the world. Suppose you are on a PIA flight to Pakistan from Manchester airport. Here are the 5 BEST ancient tourist spots you must visit before leaving the country.

Mohenjodaro

Mohenjodaro

This historical site was discovered in the early 1920s, though the civilization is as old as the 26thor 25th century BCE. The name literally means “mound of dead men”. Archaeologists had even discovered some skeletons of people. The citizens left some of their currency along with the dead and some tools because they believed that the dead would need these tools after their reincarnation. Mohenjodaro was really civilized. They had efficient drainage systems, hinting that they were urban people who settled there. 

There is no physical or historical evidence that there was a king or a queen, it was rather modest. However, some of their seals and weights indicate that there was a trading system. There also isn’t a sign of a specific religion; researchers found that the tallest mound there had a tight wall bath, and that was the only clue leading to there being a religion. 

Harrapa 

This was an old civilization similar to that of Mohenjodaro. The Harappan civilization dates back to as late as 6000 BC but, these two cities of Mohenjodaro and Harrapa emerged around the same time, around 2600 BC. This city also had the best plumbing system. The drains took the dump out of the city to the dumping grounds. Researchers found Potteries and lavish jewellery made by the people and also found some ancient makeup products.

Rohtas FortManchester airport

This fort is an example of military excellence. It dates back to 1541, and its construction began under the reign of Sher Shah Suri. This fort occupies about 70 hectares of land and is considered to be one of the largest forts of south Asia. 

Wazir Khan Mosque

This mosque was built in the reign of Mughal emperor Shah Jahan. This mosque is a great example of Mughal architecture. Its tiles are so Exquisite that you can admire them for hours. This mosque is inside the walled city of Lahore and is a few hundred meters from the Delhi gate. 

The Lahore Fort

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This fort is believed to have been inhabited for over a Millenium, it had to be entirely rebuilt in the 17th century. Some of its well known and beautiful designs were built u der the Mughal emperor Jahangir. The room of mirrors “Sheesh Mahal” is a room of marbles with complex, high-quality mirrors. This fort spreads over an area of 20 hectares. 

These are the five most ancient places to visit in Pakistan if you a tourist or even a citizen. These represent the astonishing history and lands of Pakistan. Now Pakistan has become a new best tourist place of all over the world and in the future, the economy will also boost.

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