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Bahawalpur Sights and Landmarks Guide, Pakistan

Bahawalpur is situated in the Cholistan region, Punjab, Pakistan. Bahawalpur is a great cultural and historical city of Pakistan. The Cholistan desert, historical monuments and landmarks in Bahawalpur are important attractions for tourists from all over the world. Some of the most popular sights and attractions in Bahawalpur include the following.

Bahawalpur Zoo

Bahawalpur Zoo was established in 1942. It covers several acres of land. It houses a large number of animals including lions, tigers, deer, monkeys, alligators, bears, crocodiles, snakes and birds. It is one of the best entertainment spot in Bahawalpur for children and families.

Nur Mahal

Nur Mahal is a great historical building in Bahawalpur. It was built in 1885 by Nawab Sadiq. Previously it was used for Abbasis' residences. Currently it houses some antiques of great cultural and historical importance. Every year a large number of tourists from Pakistan and other countries come here to explore its beauty.

Dubai Palace

Dubai Palace is one of the best tourist attractions in Bahawalpur. It is built by the rulers of Dubai who come here to spend some days. Dubai palace is off limit to public. Both interiors and exteriors of the palace are fully decorated with marbles, glass and wonderful artwork by various artists. The rulers and princes of UAE come to Dubai Palace to spend their holidays.

Bahawalpur Museum

It features a wide variety of artifacts from Moenjodaro, Harapa and Cholistan. It displays hundreds of items and antiques of historical importance.

The Replica of Fort Darawar

The replica of Fort Darawar is a great historical place. Fort Darawar was built a few hundred years ago and it was used as a residence of the Kind and the Nawabs of the city. It features beautiful buildings and a lake. The lake has a huge variety of fishes.

Central Library

It is well-built library situated near Bahawalpur Museum. It features a large number of books of all types.

Jami Masjid al Sadiq It is a beautiful mosque in the district of Bahawalpur. It is situated in the heart of the city. A big crowd of people gathers here to offer the Juma prayer. It is one of the biggest mosques in Bahawalpur. Mai Jindaan Da Mazaar

It attracts a huge crowd from Bahawalpur and other areas of the Province of Punjab. It has religious importance among the locals.

The Cholistan Desert

It is a very famous desert in the South of Punjab, Pakistan. It covers an area of more than 15,000 square km. Archeological findings indicate that there were more than 400 forts in this area. All forts are in ruin now. Some of the forts date back to 1000 BC.

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