Fortress and Shalimar Gardens in Lahore (World Heritage)
Asia

Fortress and Shalimar Gardens in Lahore (World Heritage)

The fortress and gardens are outstanding examples of the Mughal architecture. The fort was built in the 17th century and, with its audience halls, gardens and palaces, was a showplace and a symbol of wealth and power. The gardens are on three terraces. With over 400 fountains, waterfalls, pavilions and fruit trees, they are among […]

Pakistan Islamabad Places to Visit
Asia

Pakistan 2007

Yearbook 2007 Pakistan. Pakistan celebrated 60 years as a country near collapse. The year was marked by extremist violence and political chaos. Protests erupted across the country since President Pervez Musharraf dismissed Supreme Court President Iftikhar Chaudhry in March after accusations of unspecified abuse of office. Assessors likely found that Musharraf, before the presidential election […]