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  Encyclopedia: Architecture of Lahore
The Architecture of Lahore reflects the history of Lahore and is remarkable for its variety and uniqueness.
Lahore (لاةور) is a major city in Pakistan and is the capital of the province of Punjab.
Lahore GPO Building File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Architecture-of-Lahore   (585 words)

  
 Architecture of Lahore - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
There are buildings left from the centuries ago rule of the Mughal Dynasty as well as from the era of the British Raj, whose style is a mixture of Victorian and Islamic architecture often referred to as "Mughal Gothic." In addition, there are newer buildings which are very modern in their design.
An interesting point about Lahore's architecture is that unlike the emphasis on functional architecture in the west, much of Lahore's architecture has always been about making a statement as much as anything else.
Here are just a few of the buildings of Lahore which represent its eclectic architecture.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Architecture_of_Lahore   (151 words)

  
 ipedia.com: Lahore Article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Lahore is a city in Pakistan, capital of the province of Punjab.
Lahore (لاہور) is a city in Pakistan, capital of the province of Punjab.
During Akbar's rule, Lahore was the capital of the empire from 1584 to 1598.
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 Articles - Lahore   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Lahore has 8.5 million inhabitants and thus is the second largest city in Pakistan, (Karachi being the largest).
Lahore is largely thought of as the cultural centre of Pakistan ever since its accession by Mughal rulers since the 16th century A.D.This is apparent by the vast array of historic buildings, presence in architecture and scenery.
Lahore is famous as the hub of handmade carpet manufacturing in Pakistan.
www.fanice.com /articles/Lahore   (2013 words)

  
 LAHORE - Online Information article about LAHORE
Ghazni and Ghori sultans, who made it the capital of their Indian conquests, and adorned it with numerous buildings, almost all now in ruins.
The architecture of Lahore cannot compare with that of See also:
Lahore is an important junction on the See also:
encyclopedia.jrank.org /KRO_LAP/LAHORE.html   (1953 words)

  
 AllRefer.com - Mughal art and architecture (Asian And Middle Eastern Art) - Encyclopedia
Mughal art and architecture, Asian And Middle Eastern Art
This new style combined elements of Islamic art and architecture, which had been introduced to India during the Delhi Sultanate (1192–1398) and had produced great monuments such as the Qutb Minar, with features of Persian art and architecture.
More articles from AllRefer Reference on Mughal art and architecture
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Excavations at Harappa 1997-8: New Discoveries, Lahore Museum,
Lahore Art and technology of the Indus civilization: Recent discoveries from
Excavations at Harappa, 1990; Lahore Museum and Peshawar University, Pakistan;
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