Badshahi Mosque

The Badshahi Mosque is arguably the most famous of Lahore’s mosques. This magnificent red sandstone structure was built during the Mughal era in the 1600s by the emperor Aurangzeb who was famous for his religiosity and intolerance. The mosque’s four minarets soar into the sky and are visible from afar. Tourists must not wear shorts, women must be modestly dressed and shoes must be taken off before entering. The mosque is truly breathtaking and is also the burial site of the famous Pakistani poet and philosopher Allama Iqbal.

Timings: Daily, throughout the day
Admission: Free
Address: Inner city
Tel: +92-42-7662729

More Places to visit in Lahore
Alhamra Arts Council
Badshahi Mosque
Chughtai Museum Trust Art Gallery
Fakir Khana Museum
Hiran Minaar
Jehangir’s Tomb