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Thursday, 28 May 2015

Haveli Bhalaki Shah Goomti Bazaar Walled City Lahore

March 31, 2013
Haveli Bhalki Shah is located in Goomti Bazaar in walled city Lahore. It was one of the finest architecture of time. At present the front view looks ugly due to lot of electric cables passing in vicinity. Some glimpse of glory of past of this great architecture still visible from wooden craftsmanship in front elevation.  Front balcony is painted in white which doesn’t appear to be its original color.

There is also a wooden balcony present in rear elevation of this building; which design and color is somewhat  different from front one.

There are different stories still alive with Bhalaki Shah, few told that he was a rich Hindu banker; for some, he was notorious person of time. Also, there are many quotes famous in walled city related to Bhalaki Shah, One of them still famous is, “Tu bara Bhalki Shah bana phirta hain”.

Tuesday, 26 May 2015

Once Upon a Time in Nuwakot - A Wooden Town of Leepa

October 09, 2012

Leepa, Azad Kashmir, is also famous for its typical Kashmiri style of architecture, mostly in the form of 3 to 5 storied wooden houses.

The Leepa Valley is one of the beautiful valley in Pakistan located 45 kilometres rom Muzaffarabad. The valley has many extravagant touristic scenes. It has high peak green mountains covered with pines trees. In the entire winter season the leepa valley is covered with snow. In summer season people from all over the Pakistan come to visit . The valley is divided into the Leepa, Reshian, Dao Khan, and Chananian sections and is open to tourists from May to November.

I have visited this place on October 09, 2012