Multan

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and barbeque. There used to be fishing but not anymore now. It's a great family outing and a picnic spot on the occasions of Eid and other national festivals. * ''' Visit Sufi Saint Shrines''' Visit these beautiful shrines ranging from 400 to 1000 years old architectures. Tomb Mai Maharban near chowk fawara Shrine of Shah Rukne Alam in Multan fort Shrine of Shah Bahaudin Zikarya in Multan fort Shrine of Shah Yusuf Gardez inside bohar gate Shrine of Shah Shah Ali Akbar suraj miani graveyard Shrine of Khawaja Awais Kagha in dera basti graveyard Shrine of Bibi Pak Daman in dera basti graveyard Shrine of Inayat Wilayat Shrine of Musa Pak Shaheed Buy *'''Retail Stores''' Multan has three main shopping districts. Saddar Bazzar, Hussain Agahi and Gulgasht. While there is no big supermarket, tourists and foreigners do their shopping from CSD plaza in Cantonment, Prince Departmental store in Saddar (there is a fine supermarket at the basement where you can get all the imported groceries) and Panda on Bosan Road. Sharif Plaza near the city courts has garment retail shops that sell at a bargain. Food Festival is a local chain of convenience stores with main branch at Nishtar Chowk. HTH stores are located in Shahruknealam colony and Garden town. *'''Brands and textiles''' Most of the brands are found at Chenone Tower at Abdali Road and Pace at Bosan Road. Feb-March is usually the big sales season *'''Blue Tiles''' Multan is very famous for its beautiful blue tiles, used in bathrooms and other areas of house building for decoration. *'''Pottery''' Multani pottery is very famous all over Pakistan, used as decoration, especially vases. *'''Quality suitings''' There are also good local tailors who can wrestle up a fine tunic-trouser combo in fair time. Nice prices. *'''Multani Jewellery''' Very well known all over Pakistan due to its uniqueness of designs, colours and sizes, especially "Multani Har". Hassan Arcade on Nusrat Road has a whole square of Goldsmiths. *'''Multani Mitti''' 'Multani clay' is used as Mud mask. *''' Multani Shoes''' Very famous and traditional shoes, worn during weddings and festivals usually. Look for shops near Ghanta Ghar * Wikipedia:Multan Commons:Category:Multan


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", "doosairi" and many more. Each of them is different in taste, size, quality of pulp etc. *'''Multani Sohan Halwa''' Special dessert of Multan (sometimes mistaken as Habshi Halwa). It is made of sugar, pure ghee and flour and then jeweled with nuts and pistachios. It can be had at most of the tourist spots and sweets shops . Visit Qadeerabad if you want to see it made fresh and indulge in its flavour when it is dished out right off the stove. *Many street stalls sell the regional


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phone tollfree fax hours price content MUX is the IATA code for Multan Airport. serves a variety of cuisines * Drink Alcohol is sold at Ramada and Sindbad Hotel to Non-Muslims only. All types of both local and international propriety soft drinks are available in almost every store


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. The tile-work of Emperor Shah Jahan is of a richer and more elaborate nature. The pictured wall of Lahore Fort is the last line in the tile-work in the entire world. 220px thumb Punjab is famous for various shrines of Sufi (File:Data Sahib night view.JPG) saints and Data durbar in particular The fairs held at the shrines of Sufi saints are called urs. They generally mark the death anniversary of the saint. On these occasions devotees assemble in large numbers and pay homage


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, Pizza Hut, Hardee's, Burger King) to some amazing local restaurants like Shahjahan Grill, Bundu Khan, MUX Lounge and Restaurant Zanzibar. Some famous cuisines of the city are the Multani Mutton Chops and a special dessert named "Sohan halwa". Two special Sweet Roti's, very common and famous among Multani Families are, Doli Roti and Busri. Transportation File:Nishtar Chowk Flyover


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Cricket Multan Cricket Stadium 2004 Notable people from Multan thumb 225px Inzamam-ul-Haq Inzamam (File:INZAMAM UL HAQ .jpg), former captain of Pakistan Cricket Team Wikipedia:Multan Commons:Category:Multan


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or Desh formed independent cultural entities. The Gandhara and Kamboja (Kambojas) lay beyond the western borders, Multan and Delhi in the west, Mithila and Gauda in the east, Ujjain and Malava (Malwa) on the road to south, Gurjar Desh by the sea and Simhala Desh and Karnātakā in the south. In these various regions arose regional tunes the most prominent and enduring among them were ''Gandhari, Kamboji, Multani, Gauda, Malava Pancam, Gurjari etc.... Tune 'Ghara' came from Ghore (Afghanistan) in the wake of Kamboji Khammaj Khamach..''. See: Amir Khusrau: Memorial Volume, 1975, P 35, 56. This reference also relates the Kamboji to northwest Kambojas rather than Cambodia. Location The capital Pakpattan is located about 207 km from Lahore and 205 km from Multan- the district is bounded to the northwest by Sahiwal District, to the north by Okara District, to the by the Sutlej River (Sutlej) and Bahawalnagar District, and to the southwest by Vehari District. '''Tulamba''' (Urdu: '''تلمبہ''') or Tulambah is a small city in Punjab (Punjab (Pakistan)), Pakistan. A native of Tulamba is referred to as a Tulmabvi. It's situated on the eastern edge of the Ravi River, between the cities of Abdul Hakeem (Abdul Hakeem (city)) and Mian Channu. Earlier it belonged to the district of Multan, but in 1985 Tulamba was included in the newly born district of Khanewal (Khanewal District). Tulamba's population is nearly 50,000. Spoken language is Rachnavi Punjabi (Punjabi language) (also called Jangli (Jhangochi)). thumb right High and Silent - Ruins of Tulamba (Image:Ruins of tulamba 01.jpg) thumb Map of Tulamba (File:Map of tulamba 01.jpg) Tulamba is more than 2500 years old. Local legend holds that Tulamba existed in the time of Noah. Tulamba faced many armies as it was in the way to famous Multan. The forces coming from North and West had to pass from Tulamba to go to Multan. thumb right RoadMap to Tulamba (Image:RoadMap Tulamba 01.jpg) Tulamba is linked with Multan and Lahore through N-5 National Highway which is on a 15 minutes drive from Tulamba. Pakpattan is the ancient ''Ajoodhun'' or ''Ajj-u-dhan'', which probably derived its name from the Yaudheya tribe (the modern Johiyas). Before it was named as Ajoodhun, some believe that it was called 'Katora'. Old city prior to Saint Farid was sacred to Hindu religion. Old city is established on a big mound called DHAKI meaning "something hidden'. This Dhaki is on higher altitude than the area around, there were gates to enter in the city. It is said that city was destroyed seventeen times in the history by great warriors. All times then after destruction a new city was built on the ruins of old city, because of this a big mond made up. From a very early date it was a place of importance, as the principal ferry across the Sutlej River and the meeting-place of the great western roads from Dera Ghazi Khan and Dera Ismail Khan. The city was on the way to Multan State and Delhi Sultanate. All warriors were travelling from Multan to Dehli or Dehli to Multan were crossing this city. This city was important in the line of defence all the times. A road called "Dehli Multan Road' road was constructed by Sher Shah Suri. The Landmarks of Dehli Multan Road are still in use by Punjab Road Transportation Department. Anybody can read the mileage of Dehli and Multan at any time in all over the area, only present in modern times in this area. The fort defending the city was once captured by Sebüktegin (Sebük Tigin) in 977–78 and by Ibrahim Ghaznavi in 1079–80. Pakpattan - Imperial Gazetteer of India, v. 19, p. 332 Pakpattan is the ancient ''Ajoodhun'' or ''Ajj-u-dhan'', which probably derived its name from the Yaudheya tribe (the modern Johiyas). Before it was named as Ajoodhun, some believe that it was called 'Katora'. Old city prior to Saint Farid was sacred to Hindu religion. Old city is established on a big mound called DHAKI meaning "something hidden'. This Dhaki is on higher altitude than the area around, there were gates to enter in the city. It is said that city was destroyed seventeen times in the history by great warriors. All times then after destruction a new city was built on the ruins of old city, because of this a big mond made up. From a very early date it was a place of importance, as the principal ferry across the Sutlej River and the meeting-place of the great western roads from Dera Ghazi Khan and Dera Ismail Khan. The city was on the way to Multan State and Delhi Sultanate. All warriors were travelling from Multan to Dehli or Dehli to Multan were crossing this city. This city was important in the line of defence all the times. A road called "Dehli Multan Road' road was constructed by Sher Shah Suri. The Landmarks of Dehli Multan Road are still in use by Punjab Road Transportation Department. Anybody can read the mileage of Dehli and Multan at any time in all over the area, only present in modern times in this area. The fort defending the city was once captured by Sebüktegin (Sebük Tigin) in 977–78 and by Ibrahim Ghaznavi in 1079–80. Pakpattan - Imperial Gazetteer of India, v. 19, p. 332 Pakpattan is the ancient ''Ajoodhun'' or ''Ajj-u-dhan'', which probably derived its name from the Yaudheya tribe (the modern Johiyas). Before it was named as Ajoodhun, some believe that it was called 'Katora'. Old city prior to Saint Farid was sacred to Hindu religion. Old city is established on a big mound called DHAKI meaning "something hidden'. This Dhaki is on higher altitude than the area around, there were gates to enter in the city. It is said that city was destroyed seventeen times in the history by great warriors. All times then after destruction a new city was built on the ruins of old city, because of this a big mond made up. From a very early date it was a place of importance, as the principal ferry across the Sutlej River and the meeting-place of the great western roads from Dera Ghazi Khan and Dera Ismail Khan. The city was on the way to Multan State and Delhi Sultanate. All warriors were travelling from Multan to Dehli or Dehli to Multan were crossing this city. This city was important in the line of defence all the times. A road called "Dehli Multan Road' road was constructed by Sher Shah Suri. The Landmarks of Dehli Multan Road are still in use by Punjab Road Transportation Department. Anybody can read the mileage of Dehli and Multan at any time in all over the area, only present in modern times in this area. The fort defending the city was once captured by Sebüktegin (Sebük Tigin) in 977–78 and by Ibrahim Ghaznavi in 1079–80. Pakpattan - Imperial Gazetteer of India, v. 19, p. 332 History Dera Ismail Khan airport was closed following the start of the Afgan-US war in 2001 for unspecified reasons. After a total of six years the airport was decided to reopen after a delegation of the district visited Islamabad. The reopening was stated to cost around Rs4 million, which was spent on repairing the runway and on the renovation and repair of the terminal building. Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) was the sole operator at the airport, providing feeder services between Peshawar, Zhob, Multan, Lahore and Islamabad using Fokker F-27 aircraft. Re-opening plans of Dera Ismail Khan initialised With the reopening plans, the CAA has decided to up-grade the airport which would eventually facilitate the initiation of international flights for the people of the area working abroad and in the business community. Govt. chalks out comprehensive plan for transportation The first flight is expected to be launched on the 27 October 2008 to Islamabad via Peshawar. Jang News Updates: Post 45 First flight from DIK after six years Transport Abdul Hakeem is linked by road to Mian Channu, Multan, Faisalabad, Kaccha Khooh, and Makhdoom Pur. An interchange is being constructed Wikipedia:Multan Commons:Category:Multan


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Multan

'''Multan''' ( . The city is located on the banks of the Chenab River in the geographic center of the country.

Multan is known as the '''City of Sufis''' or '''City of Saints''' and '''Madinat-ul-Auliya''' because of the large number of shrines and Sufi saints from the city. The city is blanketed with bazaars, mosques, shrines, and ornate tombs. It is the birthplace of Fariduddin Ganjshakar (popularly known as "Baba Farid"), recognized as the first major poet of the Punjabi language. Multan is located in a bend created by five rivers of central Pakistan. The Sutlej River separates it from Bahawalpur and the Chenab River from Muzaffar Garh. The city has grown to become an influential political and economical center for the country, with a dry port and excellent transport links. Multan is famous for its crops: wheat, cotton and sugar cane, mangoes, citrus, guavas, and pomegranates.

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