Shahi Qila (Lahore Fort)

Shahi Qila (Royal Fort) is a Mughal citadel in Lahore, Pakistan. It is located on the other side of Hazuri Bagh from the Badshahi Masjid. It was built by Mughal Emperor Akbar in the late 16th century.

Above, the area just before the entrance.

Above, the samadhi of Sikh Ruler Ranjit Singh.

Above, I first made a detour through Hazuri Bagh and Badshahi Masjid.

Above, Alamgiri Gate, seen from the main gate of the Mosque.

Above, visitors’ entrance to the fort.

Above, pigeon holes near the entrance.

Above, elephants’ entrance.

Above, Dewan-e-Khas.

 

 

Above, fountain in Jahangir’s Quadrangle.

Above, Dewan-e-Aam.

Above, view from the Royal Balcony.

Above, Royal Balcony.

Above, a gate to the fort.

Above, on the other side of Alamgiri Gate.

Above, Naulakha Pavillon and Sheesh Mahal.

Above, Naulakha Pavillon.

Above, Minar-e-Pakistan.

Above, Badshahi Masjid.

Above, Sheesh Mahal.

Above, ticket booth.

Above, waiting for my driver in front of the fort.

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