Lahore Museum

by Pakistan - پاکستø§Ù† November. 13, 2007 6648 views

Lahore Museum was established in 1894 in Lahore, Pakistan, and is one of the major museums of South Asia. Lahore Museum is also known as Central Museum, and is located on The Mall. Rudyard Kipling's father John Lockwood Kipling, was one of the famous curators of the museum and the novel Kim was set in the vicinity of the Lahore Museum. It is located opposite the old University Hall, a Mughal style building on the Shahrah-e-Quaid-e-Azam. The Museum contains some fine specimens of Mughal and Sikh door-ways and wood-work and contains a large collection of paintings dating back to Mughal, Sikh and British era. It has also a collection of musical instruments, ancient jewelery, textiles, pottery and armory. There are relics from the Graeco-Bactrian times as well as well as some Tibetan and Nepalese work. The museum has a number of objects of Greco-Buddhist sculptures, Mughal and Pahari paintings on display. The Fasting Buddha is one of the unique collections of the museum. - wiki [en.wikipedia.org]

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David Cardona 13 years, 5 months ago

Simply superb!

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Rangofraag 13 years, 5 months ago

Wow, Lahore seems so beautiful in your blog. The museum is looks Grand and Buddha picture looks calm & nice. Thanks for sharing.:)

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