Multan is a major cultural centre of Southern Punjab in Pakistan that boasts heritage sites, lush parks, centuries old traditions and unique Islamic architecture. Situated on the banks of the Chenab River, Multan is home to several ancient sanctums. Visit the impressive octagon-shaped Mausoleum of Sheikh Rukn-I-Alam, built with red brick and featuring calligraphy motifs, geometric floral designs and blue and white mosaic tiles. Head to the Mausoleum of Baha-ud-Din Zakaria, surmounted by one of the world’s largest hemispherical domes and admire its glazed tile panels and Arabic inscriptions. Other must-visit attractions of the city include the Eidgah Mosque, constructed in 1735 and famous for its incredible blue tile work, the 16th-century tomb Mausoleum of Sultan Ali Akbar and the Shrine of Shams-ud-Din which is decorated with glazed ornamental work. For a traditional shopping experience, take a stroll around the Hussain Agahi Bazar to browse a variety of handicrafts, textiles, jewellery, spices, carpets and bangles. Brightsun Travel offers discounted airfares to Multan, so why not secure yourself a great deal and look forward to a trip that will make all of your travel dreams come true.
In Multan there are plenty of excellent museums and attractions to immerse yourself in culture and learn about the city’s rich history. The most prominent museum is the Multan Museum, which is home to a wide collection of documented inscriptions, wood carvings camel-skin paintings, medals, coins, historical models, manuscripts and postage stamps of old royal states. Another attraction worth visiting is the Delhi Gate, an ancient icon originally part of Multan’s City Wall – there are some fantastic photo opportunities here. Multan is situated close by to the wonderful archeological site of Harappa which offers lots of options to explore the glorious past of the region. You just have to spend a day at this 5000 year old village; it’s related to the Indus Valley Civilization and home to a museum with a rare collection of bronze utensils, animal statues and soapstone seals engraved with pictures of animals. Brightsun Travel offers a range of cheap flights to Multan, so get booking and start planning an epic city break now!