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Lahore Fort (Shahi Qila)

Fort Road, Lahore, Pakistan
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Plan a few hours

Lahore Fort is a huge place, so allocate enough time to explore. Either come well documented, or... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Dirk W
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Mermaid Beach, Australia
Interesting visit

I spent a few hours going through it on a Sunday. It was crowded and the smaller museum and... read more

Reviewed 7 November 2017
Dan P
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Lahore Fort is a huge place, so allocate enough time to explore. Either come well documented, or with a guide, because there is much to see and explain. Although it is iconic for Lahore and very popular with locals and tourists, some sites are dilapidated.

Thank Dirk W
Reviewed 7 November 2017

I spent a few hours going through it on a Sunday. It was crowded and the smaller museum and chambers were not very well prepared for such a crowd. Also poorly maintained and the artifacts could be presented in a much more attractive way. But...More

Thank Dan P
Reviewed 4 November 2017

The vast fort looks over the city and has been occupied by most ruling powers. Under patchy restoration works, there are flashes of its former glory. The lay-out of the gardens are intact, as are most buildings, to get a sense of how the fort...More

Thank Stuart J
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

UNESCO world heritage site. Absolutely brilliant but it's a shame it's been run down for many years. There are signs of improvement and this must continue. Guide is a must coz you will miss so much. Our guide Kaiser was brilliant. Can't wait to go...More

Thank Riaz M
Reviewed 28 October 2017

A UNESCO World Heritage Site enlisted in 1981, the Lahore Fort, or ‘Shahi Qila’ spread over an area greater than 20 hectares. Built, damaged, demolished, rebuilt and restored several times before being given its current form by Emperor Akbar in 1566 (when he made Lahore...More

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Reviewed 26 October 2017

A tour guide is highly recommended (Cost around US$5); you shall find many who speak English and know their history. The Official Guides are allowed to ‘jump the queue’ and buy tickets for their clients. The cost to enter the Fort is less than one...More

Thank Azfar B
Reviewed 18 September 2017

Interested in History, Culture, Architecture or just amazing views of Lahore then this is the place to visit. A world UNESCO site that provides an endless source of information about the heritage of Pakistan. Be prepared for plenty of walking and consider the heat if...More

Thank Keith K
Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

This place is good for people who are interested in culture and heritage sites! It is one of the best place for sightseeing in Lahore.

Thank Karim T
Reviewed 31 August 2017

I think its best fort in the world. i was really enjoying my visit. i am recommended to all peoples who love historical places when you visit Pakistan (Lahore) please see must Lahore fort.

Thank Alisales909
Reviewed 27 August 2017

The Lahore Fort has been a big place to visit. It had many structures like sheesh mahal, deewan-e-khas, etc. But now, the visit to Fort is restricted to only Deewan-e-Aam and that too from the bottom. Preservation is not a priority now a days. People...More

Thank Shazia A
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3 April 2017|
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Response from WaqasMumtaz | Reviewed this property |
Of course it is safe to visit Lahore. Just come over and you will fall in love with this city.
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DrAshfaq N
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Response from Shahzad M | Reviewed this property |
not understood. Kindly ask the question in legible words
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