What is the Old Name of Lahore
If your have
questions like this “What is old name of Lahore”? Then history tells us that Lahore
is very old city and in it was called by many names in different times. But most
prominent are two theories.
second biggest city of Pakistan
and capital of Province Punjab. It is largest city of Punjab and its population
has reached now several millions in few years. Many people from around nearest
cities including Sheikhupura, Gujranwala, Kasoor, Multan, Faisalabad, Sialkot,
Sargodha, Jhang and other cities of Pakistan comes here to take admissionsions
in Colleges and universities, for business, for jobs and others.
Its all makes Lahore
a populated city and it is spread over in several kilometers. It is estimated
that in near futures city boundaries wilt touch on one side with Kasoor and
other side with Shiekhupura. Lahore city is very old and was home of the Sufi saints, Kings, Invaders, Merchants and traders from centuries. You can see several remains of all those people in many parts of city till now.
There has seen many famous period, wars, peace and much more but city always survived with the passage of time. If we talk about its history then we have to write or read books with thousands of pages from start till now.
is also famous for Muslims, Sikhs and Hindus. Lahore city is mentioned in many
places in their religious and history books. For hundreds of years the city is
center of political, cultural and tourist activities. Lahore’s Historic
buildings also have a global reputation. Some of these includes Jahangir’s Tomb, Lahore
fort, Shalamar Bagh, Shahi Masjid and tomb of Asif Jah. There are various Sufi
Shrines are also found in different areas of Lahore city. This list has names of
Hazra Data Ganj Baksh, Hazrat Mian Mir, Madho Lal Hussain, Hazrat Shah Abu al
Moali, Hazrat Moj e Darya Bukhari, Hazrat Ghorray Shah, Hazrat Shah Jamal,
Hazrat Shah Muhammad Ghuas and many Others. Besides this, Tomb of national Poet
Allam Iqbal is also found in front of Lahore fort and Badshahi Mosque. River Ravi
was very near to Lahore
city than now. Lahore is spread now very far from its real old boundaries.
name was Lavapuri. Loh or Lava was son of Rama or Ram(7th God of Hindus). Check
more for Wikipedia. As times passes city we know now become famous as “Lahore”.
But it was called by many names.
- Loh Awar
- Lava Puri
- Shehwar Elahi ka Thikana