Aerial view of Lahore
May 14, 2010 Leave a comment
Minar-e-Pakistan and Iqbal Park, with the remains of the old Ravi and the small adjoining fairground also visible.
2- Badshahi Mosque
Badshahi Mosque from a 1000 ft or so above the Minar-e-Pakistan ! The surrounding areas including Cocoo’s and the old city can also be seen.
3- Gaddafi Stadium
An empty Gaddafi Stadium, well not entirely, since there is a matchh going on. On the right is the Lahore City Cricket Association ground and behind the Gaddafi are the offices of the PCB and its practice grounds. The buildings on the Gulberg Main Boulevard are in the background.
4- Quaid-e-Azam Library
Quaid-e-Azam Library in the centre of the photo with the Governer House behind it. In the foreground is the Diwn-e-Khas in Lawrence Garden.
5- Liberty Chowk
Liberty Chowk (Bank Alfallah Square). The revamped Liberty Market is in the background.
6- Kalma Chowk
Kalma Chowk on a moderately busy Sunday.
7- Model Town Park
The circular Model Town Park with the town all around it.
8- Wapda Building
The main crossing on the Mall Road. Wapda building is in the center, with the Punjab Assembly and Summit Minar on the left. On the right is Avari hotel, and in the background are the Aiwan-e-Iqbal, PIA main office, Holiday Inn, PTCL building etc. Bank Alfalah’s dome is also visible.
9- Chauburji Chowk
Chauburji Chowk roundabout and the surrounding areas. For those unfamiliar with Lahore, Chauburji, which means ‘Four Pillared’ was a gate to a Mughal garden back in the day.
10- Government College
On the left is the Government College and the Oval, with the boys hostel and the Oriental College below it. In the centre is the Old Campus of the Punjab University, and on the left is the Lahore Museum and NCA (National College of Arts). Zamzama and MM Alam’s famous Saber are also visible in the larger version of this photo.
11- Data Darbar Shrine and Mosque
The shrine of the patron saint of Lahore, Data Gunj Baksh.
12- Cathederal Church
Cathedral Church and School on the Mall Road.
13- National Football Stadium
Newly built Footbal and athletics stadium.
14- The sprawling city of Lahore behind its iconic buildings
Lahore stretches out behind the Badshahi Mosque and Minar-e-Pakistan. This photo also affords an excellent view of the Lahore Fort and its Alamgiri Darwaza, the Samadhi of Ranjit Singh, former Governer of Lahore, and the Gurdawara alongside it are also seen.