Shahi Masjid was built by Nawab Saad UlIah Khan (1595- 1655) during the time of Emperor Shah Jahan (1628-58). It was built during 1646 to 1655 AD. It is an exceedingly handsome edifice of hewn stone obtained from the hills near Chiniot.
Historic buildings have their own specialized and traditional techniques used in their construction. Shaping and carving stones is a technical and demanding job for workers. Jahangir tomb is an example of such surpassing beauty and finest architecture which is believed to be the most magnificent Mughal structure after Taj Mahal.
A number of historical sites dot Lahore, a city which has been inhabited for hundred of years. The old walled city of Lahore, has some wonderful Muslim, Hindu and Sikh architecture of historic significance, besides the 'havelis' built by the Dhyan Singh family. They once ruled Kashmir and migrated to India in the turmoil of 1947. "Haveli of Asif Jah" is among one of those havelis. It has seen many dynasties and suffered hardship of time, and now it’s serving as a Women's College in Chuna Mandi.
Riding early morning is best experience one could expect on Sunday. A group of nine individuals set out to explore city of Sharqpur also known as city of saints. During their visit, they passed through villages, gets a boat ride across Ravi River and enjoy amazing foods of Shaqpur. Lets find out how things went when they all get together.