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Greater Iqbal Park Lahore | Musical Fountain

Greater Iqbal Park:

After expansion and renovation, PML-N name Iqbal park “Greater Iqbal Park”. It is located in Lahore. The 125-acre park includes Minar-e-Pakistan, 800-feet-long musical fountain, soft rail, library, the tomb of Allama Iqbal and Hafeez Jalandhari, Museum, Bandu-khan, and shahi Qila. Moreover, it attracts tourists because of its history.

Greater Iqbal Park Lahore | Musical Fountain
Greater Iqbal Park Lahore | Musical Fountain

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Minar-e-Pakistan is a national monument. Firstly, its design reflects Islamic and Mughal modern architecture. Secondly, its base is almost 8 meters above the ground and rises about 62 meters on the base. Moreover, its unfolding petals are 9 meters high. The diameter of the tower is about 9.75 meters. Furthermore, the Quranic-verses and 99 attributes of Allah are inscribed in Arabic calligraphy, National Anthem of Pakistan in Urdu and Bengali, Speeches of Muhammad Ali Jinnah in Urdu, Bengali, and English, along with few couplets of Allama Iqbal are written on different plaques.

Greater Iqbal Park Lahore | Musical Fountain
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Musical Fountain:

Two water shows are organized there daily. The first one is after 20 minutes of Maghrib-Prayer. Furthermore, the second one after one hour of the first show. Tourists specially visit Iqbal Park for Water show.

Greater Iqbal Park Lahore | Musical Fountain
Greater Iqbal Park Lahore | Musical Fountain


The library contains journals, books, and magazines. Few Allama Iqbal books in different languages are present there. Furthermore, librarians update books for young students.


Tomb of Allama Iqbal:

Allama Iqbal’s tomb is located in Hazuri Bagh. Furthermore, the rectangular mausoleum has two gates at the southern and the eastern side respectively.


Tom of Hafeez Jalamdhari:

Hafeez Jalandhari wrote the national anthem of Pakistan. He died on 21st December 1982. Moreover, he wrote Naghma Zar, Shahnama-i-Islam, Soz-o-Saaz, Talkhaba-i-Shireen, and Chiragh-i-Sehar. Furthermore, Hilal-i-Imtiaz and Pride of Performance was awarded to him.


National History Museum:

Historical things, shahi accessories, shahi Clothes are preserved there for visitors. Moreover, the PML-N has promoted the culture of quality, merit, and transparency.


Bandu Khan:

It has 4 different gates named as  Bab-e-Punjab, Bab-e-Sindh, Bab-e-Baluchistan, and Bab-e-Kheiber-Paskhton-khan. Furthermore, it provides amazing quality food.


Greater Iqbal Park Lahore | Musical Fountain
Greater Iqbal Park Lahore | Musical Fountain


Shahi Qila:

The current design of fort traces its origins to 1575. Firstly, Jahangir, Shah Jahan, and Aurangzeb live there. Secondly, they all renovate Qila according to their tastes. Furthermore, Shah Burj Quadrangle, Khilwat Khana, Shah Jahan’s Quadrangle, Jahangir’s Quadrangle, Maktab Khana, Moti Masjid, Akbari and Alamgirir Gates, Naag temple and Mai Jindan Haveli are part of Shahi Qila.

Greater Iqbal Park Lahore | Musical Fountain
Greater Iqbal Park Lahore | Musical Fountain

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