Multan (Saraiki, Punjabi, Urdu: مis a city in Punjab, Pakistan. Situated on the banks of the Chenab River. Moreover, Multan is Pakistan’s seventh biggest city. And is the major social and monetary focal point of southern Punjab.
Multan’s history extends profound into a relic. The antiquated city was the site of the famous Multan Sun Temple. And was assaulted by Alexander the Great during the Malian Campaign. Therefore, Multan was one of the most significant exchanging focuses on medieval Islamic India. And pulled in a huge number of Sufi spiritualists in the eleventh and twelfth hundreds of years. Hence, Gaining the city the moniker City of Saints.
The city, alongside the close-by city of Uch, is eminent for its huge gathering of Sufi places of worship dating from that time. Multan Known as the city of holy people is Pakistan’s seventh most crowded city. It is additionally the focal city of Southern Punjab. However, Its history goes back to the old Indus Valley progress that existed 5000 years prior.
Multan has remained a monetary and social focus under various rulers. Moreover. today it is acclaimed for its places of worship of the Sufi Saints. Who came here in the medieval period. It’s one of a kind design. Sufi music, parks, old structures. Customs, and social signs.
#1 of Top Things to Do in Multan: Visit Mausoleum Of Sheikh Rukn-I-Alam
Lying simply inside the primary access to the stronghold. This artful culmination of Mughal design is the most huge and alluring of Multan’s altars. Furthermore, A devout and generally cherished researcher, Rukn-ud-Din Abul Fatah (1251-1334). In Addition, normally known as Sheik Rukn-I-Alam (Pillar of the World).Furthermore, he moved toward becoming the leader of the Suhrawardiya Sufi branch acquainted with the area. However, By his dad, Baha-ud-Din Zakaria and is viewed as the supporter holy person of Multan.
Constructed totally of red block and timber. The structure isn’t just excellent yet is skilfully executed. Moreover, With a splendid dominance of the squinch (a little curve over the side of a pinnacle covering the change from square to the vault). It is said that the Tughlaq lord Ghiyasud-Din initially manufactured the tomb for himself in 1320. Hence that his child offered it as the holy person’s resting spot out of religious obligation.
The structure has two octagonal lower stories reinforced by braces. Supporting a monstrous spired arch practically 20m in distance across and has absolute tallness of over 30m. Furthermore, One of the supporting towers was obliterated during the attack of 1849. However, it was later reestablished. The inside and outside are beautified with supporters of coated tiles in blue and turquoise. Laid in normal geometric bas-reliefs. Inside are many chevron-formed edges spread out on the ground like graves. However, the tomb of the holy person is hung in a fabric under a shade.
The holy person’s urs is hung on 3 Jamaldi ul Awal.
#2 of Top Things to Do in Multan: Visit Qasim Bagh Fort
Multan’s most conspicuous milestone. Presently to a great extent in remains with the exception of its door. And part of the external dividers and bastions. Is Qasim Bagh Fort, close Hussain Agahi and Chowk Bazaars. In the post is the Qasim Bagh Stadium that incidentally has cricket matches.
Aside from the places of worship, Moreover, a large portion of the fortress was pulverized by the British in 1848-49. To vindicate the passing of Lieutenant Alexander vans Agnew. Thus Executed in Multan by request of the Sikh senator.
Agnew’s commemoration monolith remains on a plinth at probably the most noteworthy purpose of the stronghold hill. Qasim Bagh, the little greenhouse after which the post currently takes its name. However, the huge Qasim Bagh Stadium lies toward the south.
Despite the fact that you can even now walk almost the entire way around the demolished defenses. Furthermore, the most amazing remains are the fundamental passage from Kutchery Rd. The noteworthy center point of Multan. The British firearm emplacement in the south of the hill. It is the spot for an all-encompassing photo of the town.
At one time the stronghold had a periphery of 2000m. And was ensured by 46 towers. Four fundamental entryways and the Ravi River. However, which used to stream between the fortification and old town.
#3 of Top Things to Do in Multan: Visit Mausoleum of Baha-ud-Din Zakaria
Simply close to the Mausoleum of Sheik Rukni-Alam. The Mausoleum of Baha-ud-Din Zakaria. The father of Rukni-Alam was worked in 1263. A supporter of the Sufi spiritualist Hazrat Shahabuddin Umar Suhrawardy of Jerusalem. Baha-ud-Din (1182-1262) acquainted the Suhrawardiya branch with the subcontinent. And established a college in Multan. His tomb was severely harmed in 1848 yet it was later reestablished.
The block building has a square base and an octagonal second story. Supporting a vault and is brightened with blue tiles and Arabic engravings. In spite of the fact that the upper parts of this tomb and Rukn-I-Alam’s sepulcher have comparative plans all things considered. It’s intriguing to think about the top-overwhelming. And utilitarian development of the inside of this tomb. With the lighter and progressively masterful structure of the other. Manufactured distinctly around 50 years after the fact. To acknowledge how inventive the last is.
The urs of Baha-ud-Din (Ornament of the Faith). Otherwise called Baha-al-Haq is hung on 27 Safar.
#4 of Top Things to Do in Multan: Visit Shrine of Shams-ud-Din Sabzwari
On the dry bed of the Ravi River, under 1km upper east of the stronghold. The Shrine of Shams-ud-Din Sabzwari, who is accepted to have lived from 1165 to 1276. It was established by his grandson in 1330 and reconstructed by progressively removed relatives in around 1780.
One of the most suffering legends about the numerous marvels of Shams Tabrez is. That he has drawn the sun nearer to himself. Thus making Multan the hot and dusty city it is today (tricks means sun in Arabic). Regardless of whether the holy person has been excused for this activity. His tomb draws in immense quantities of lovers on his urs, hung on 14-16 Rabbani.
#5 of Top Things to Do in Multan: Visit Institute Of Blue Pottery Development
To see the production phases of blue pottery. A customary art that is a Multan forte. Visit the little however fascinating Institute Of Blue Pottery Development. The flawless things made here are sold in Pakistan and the past. And can likewise be bought at the establishment’s own showroom. (Costs extend from Rs30 for a little jar to Rs7000 for an enormous one). Therefore, for a casual visit meet the establishment’s venture chief, Mr. Shuaib Khan.
An autorickshaw from the downtown area is Rs100 (one way). The PTDC and TDCP can organize visits to the establishment (costs on application).
#6 of Top Things to Do in Multan: Visit Shrines & Monuments
Just the most eager devotee of Islamic design could completely value the majority of Multan’s places of worship. Tombs, and mosques in a momentary visit. Many are covered up in the old town. North of Pak Gate (Circular Rd) is Wali Muhammad Mosque (1758) and Phulhattan Mosque (1720). Towards the northwest is the wonderfully titled Tomb of Yusuf Gardezi and south of this is Tomb of Musa Pak Shahid. Therefore, there are additionally a few demolished Hindu sanctuaries in the territory.
Moreover, arranging a tour can be a bit hectic, therefore employ a guide or attempt your karma. By requesting that local people continue pointing you the correct way.
#7 of Top Things to Do in Multan: Visit Mausoleum Of Sultan Ali Akbar
This to a great extent overlooked however noteworthy sixteenth-century. The tomb lies in the Suraj Miani suburb toward the north of the downtown area. However, Akbar’s mom has her very own tomb close-by.
To arrive take a traveler tonga from the north side of Kutchery Chowk to Suraj Miani. In the northern edges and afterward walk 400m east and south, twisting through the backstreets. You’ll have the option to see the enormous octagonal structure from the tonga. A qinji costs about Rs60 (Rs10 per individual if there are six individuals) or it’s Rs70 via autorickshaw.
#8 of Top Things to Do in Multan: Visit Eidgah Mosque
The enormous Eidgah Mosque, covering a territory of some 73m by 16m. Was worked in 1735 and was later utilized by the Sikhs as a military battalion. Thusly, the British utilized it as a town hall (it was here that Agnew was killed). However, it was reestablished to its unique use in 1891. And today has probably the best blue tilework in Multan. The mosque is about 1km north of Qasim Bagh Fort.
#9 of Top Things to Do in Multan: Visit Multan Cricket Stadium
The main venue for major cricket matches.
Multan Cricket Stadium is a multi-reason arena in Multan, Punjab, Pakistan, claimed by the Pakistan Cricket Board. The arena is situated off Vehari Road, in suburbia of Multan. It is fundamentally utilized for cricket matches. The arena has a limit of 35,000. It facilitated its first test coordinate in 2001, Pakistan against Bangladesh for the Asian Test Championship. The arena has two types of universal cricket, Test cricket, and One Day International.
The ground was introduced in 2001 as a swap for the Ibn-e-Qasim Bagh Stadium situated in the core of Multan. Floodlights were as of late introduced to make day/night cricket matches conceivable. The primary day/night game played at this ground was between main opponents India and Pakistan.
In April 2018, the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) reported that the setting, alongside a few others in the nation, would get a makeover to prepare them for future global matches and apparatuses in the Pakistan Super League
#10 of Top Things to Do in Multan: Visit Tomb Shah Rukne Alam
The Sheik Rukn-ud-Din Abul Fateh is as yet loved today and his tomb is the focal point of the journey. However, Of more than 100,000 explorers from all over South Asia. Shah Mehmood Qureshi current Sajjada Nashin and caretaker of the Mausoleum of Shah Rukn-e-Alam.
The tomb was worked somewhere in the range of 1320 and 1324 CE in the pre-Mughal engineering style. Therefore, the tomb is said to have worked by Ghias-ud-Din Tughlak. (r.1320-1325 AD). During his governorship of Depalpur. Somewhere in the range of 1320 and 1324 CE and was given by his child.
In addition, Muhammad Tughluq to the relatives of Shah Rukn-e-Alam for the last’s internment in 1330. During the 1970s, the sepulcher was altogether fixed and redesigned by the Auqaf Department. However, the whole sparkling coated inside is the consequence of new tiles and brickwork done by the Kashigars of Multan. The tomb is on the conditional rundown as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
#11 of Top Things to Do in Multan: Visit Ghanta Ghar Multan
Clock Tower Multan or Ghanta Ghar Multan (Urdu: گھنٹہ گھر) is a regional government base camp of Multan. In the Punjab region of Pakistan.
Ghanta Ghar Multan is made a gallery by the regional government called Multan Museum. Assets have been dispensed and work has been begun. Therefore, Multan based organization Ideafist is structuring the 3D Model for the Museum. And they are intending to build up the genuine 3D picture for the exhibition hall later on. Thus, the 3D model is under development.
Ghanta Ghar or Clock Tower of Multan was worked in 1884 A.D. during British Raj in British India. Subsequent to passing civil act 1883 British required workplaces to run the city. Therefore, they began developing Ghanta Ghar in Multan on 12 February 1884 and Hence, it took 4 years to totally manufacture this structure.
Furthermore, It was built over the remnants of Haveli of Ahmad Khan Sadozai which was totally devastated during Siege of Multan. The lobby and building were named ‘Ripon Hall and Ripon Building’ after the name of Ripon. Emissary of India around then. In Addition, a clock tower was named Northbrook Tower after the name of Northbrook. A previous Viceroy of India (1872-1876).
This structure was finished, opened and workplaces moved in 1888.
The lobby was named ‘Jinnah Hall’ after the autonomy of Pakistan in 1947 and it utilized for office gatherings. Social projects and open was likewise permitted to enter here. Therefore, With a section of time, this structure ended up deficient for workplaces. And a little corridor was additionally inadequate for.
#12 of Top Things to Do in Multan: Visit Mausoleum of Shah Gardez
Shah Yousuf Gardezi was an Islamic holy person who came to Multan. (Present-day Pakistan) in 1088 AD and is said to have reestablished the city. Changed over numerous individuals to the Islamic religion and played out various miracles. Furthermore, he originated from present-day Afghanistan’s area Paktia from Gardez, Afghanistan.
He is the deputy of Shaykh Ruknuddin Abul Fath. His agent is Hafiz Muhammad Jamal.
The sanctuary’s inside is finished with broad mirror-work known as ayina Kari. The hallowed place is canvassed in blue tile-work that is run of the mill of Multani style.
#13 of Top Things to Do in Multan: Visit Multan Fort
The Multan Fort, an army base, was a milestone of South Asian guard and engineering. As indicated by certain evaluations the first stronghold was worked somewhere in the range of 800 and 1000 B.C. It was worked close to the city of Multan by the Katoch line, in Punjab area, on a hillock isolated from the city by the Ravi River. However, the stronghold was pulverized by British powers during the British control of India.
The fortress was remarkable for the two its adequacy as a protection establishment and for its design. Contemporary reports put the dividers of the stronghold at 40 to 70 feet (21 m) high and 6,800 feet (2 km) in the periphery. Therefore, the stronghold’s 46 bastions included two flanking towers at every one of the four doors (the De, Sikki, Hareri and Khizri Gates). A discard 25 feet (7.6 m) profound and 40 feet (12 m) wide and an 18-foot (5.5 m) glacis shielded the post from interlopers.
Inside the stronghold stood a bastion flanked by 30 towers, encasing mosques. A Hindu sanctuary, and Khan’s royal residence. Moreover, the fortress was seriously harmed by the battering it got from the firearms of Maharaja Ranjit Singh in 1818.
The Fort was initially known as Katochgarh and Thus is credited to have been worked by the Katoch Dynasty.
#14 of Top Things to Do in Multan: Visit Multan Arts Council
Multan Arts Council (set up: 1975) is situated in the Multan city of Pakistan. Established under the statutory arrangements of the Punjab Council of Arts (PUCAR)Lahore in the year 1975 as its territorial place for the city of Multan.
Its structure is situated on MDA Road, Multan. Moreover, It has a lobby, craftsmanship exhibition, organizes, and a nursery.
Stage dramatizations and exhibitions are held here. It likewise holds manikin appears, painting presentations, figures, and different exercises. Therefore, the significant shows held here include:
- first Sufi Festival 2006
- Models of Sadiq Ali Shehzad show
- Material Fashion indicates 2011
- Global Women Day 2009
- Japanese Calendar Show
- Lok Mela
- Expressive arts Classes Work Thesis
- Saraiki Adab Festival 2015
#15 of Top Things to Do in Multan: Visit Bloody Bastion
Bleeding Bastion (Urdu: خونی برج), additionally called Khooni Burj or Bloody Tower is a bastion in the old City Wall of Multan. Between Pak Gate and Delhi Gate on Alang Road in Multan. The pinnacle is a remainder of the city’s fortresses that were wrecked by the British in 1849.
Alexander the Great is generally accepted to have been harmed at the site of the advanced bastion. During his attack of the Indus Valley.
The bastion is striking for having been where two British emissaries were covered. After their homicide by Sikh revolutionaries. The bastion was the site of savage battling between Sikh powers and the first Bombay Fusiliers. On the British side during the Siege of Multan in 1849.
Winning the structure its present name. Following the catch of the bastion. The graves of the two British emissaries were expelled, and therefore, the bodies recovered at the site of the Multan Fort.
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