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Lahore Fort

Built before 1025 AD, the origins of the Shahi Qila go as far back as antiquity, however, the existing base structure was built during the reign of Mughal Emperor Akbar between 1556–1605 and was regularly upgraded by subsequent Mughal, Sikh and British rulers.

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Most Beautiful Mosques Photography Around The World

Most Beautiful Mosques Photography Around The World.The Shah Faisal Mosque Islamabad Pakistan

Chandelier in Shah Faisal Mosque, Islamabad, Pakistan. It is in the center of the mosque in the main prayer hall. It is made of gold plated aluminium tubes and 1000 electric bulbs. The mosque accommodates more than 100,000 worshipers in the various halls and courtyards.

The Badshahi Mosque (بادشاھی مسجد) or the 'King's Mosque' in Lahore, commissioned by the sixth Mughal Emperor Aurangzeb in 1671 and completed in 1673, is the second largest mosque in Pakistan and South Asia and the fifth largest mosque in the world. Epitomising the beauty, passion and grandeur of the Mughal era, it is Lahore's most famous landmark and a major tourist attraction. Capable of accommodating 5,000 worshippers in its main prayer hall and a further 95,000 in its courtyard and…