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Things to do in Lahore

Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Establishment
“Lahore Fort Evening Tour by the walled city authority will help you get the essence of the city. Most recommended”
  • 4 locals recommend
Museum
“Must take a look at the only original artifact of Starving Buddha, all the others in the rest of the world are replicas.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Mosque
“The Lahore Fort, or the Shahi Qila, is a wonderful and one-of-a-kind Mughal structure. This must-visit historical palace was built by the legendary Mahmood of Ghazni in the 11th century. This massive compound is a treat for all art lovers who have the option to bask in the beauty of different gardens, palaces, halls, mosques and other such buildings and constructions that are located within the Lahore Fort. It measures 1400 feet by 1115 feet and the Palace of Mirrors (Sheesh Mahal) is one of the most visited palaces in the Lahore Fort.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Garden
“It is the oldest part in town with very old oak and banyan trees. Walking trail is also good and has the best variety of unique flora. There's a beautiful Library right next to it, which has served as a Gymkhana a few decades ago.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Sublocality Level 1
“Originally home to 13 ancient gates, now a famous tourist spot. It is best to join a walking tour and take in as much as you can of this area. @OldLahoreWalkabouts on Facebook.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Park
“If you like to take a walk of any kind. You like to work out than you have a race track and outdoor gym facility. If you just want a romantic walk in the park than this is also the place to be.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Shopping Centre
“It is the biggest Shopping Mall in the town and has all the national and international brands under one roof. My personal favorite is the Habitt store and Khaadi Home on the 2nd floor. The Mall also has 3D Cinemas and some of the finest restaurants”
  • 3 locals recommend
Shopping Centre
“There is every thing in under the one roof. e.g cinema,huge food court,hyper star,clothing brands,playing area etc.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Mosque
“ Wow. Just wow. If you can try and ignore the bridal and fashion shoots happening at every corner, this is an awe-inspiring and moving experience whatever your religious persuasion. ”
  • 2 locals recommend
Zoo
  • 2 locals recommend
Stadium
“For Every Thing Fun Lands , Shopping Malls Grocery Mall Hyperstar Each and everything Available there”
  • 2 locals recommend
Market
“For many, a great shopping experience is one of the best things that a tourist can look forward to when exploring a new city, and Lahore can quite easily provide that. This city has plenty of different shops and markets. From megastores like Metro, to Xinhua Mall, to Hyperstar, this city provides the best “shop ’til you drop” experience. Among so many shops, the Liberty Market and Anarkali Baazar stand out, thus making them a must-visit. From jewelry to embroidered items to leather wear to silk to footwear, the best of Lahore can be found in these markets.”
  • 1 local recommends
Premise
“This place has special in heart of all pakistani where pakistan rresolution ws placed next to it is The Lahore Fort, is a citadel in the city of Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan. The fortress is located at the northern end of walled city Lahore, and spreads over an area greater than 20 hectares. It contains 21 notable monuments, some of which date to the era of Emperor Akba”
  • 3 locals recommend
Premise
“Shalimar Gardens in Lahore, a classical example of Mughal culture at its peak, was constructed during the reign of the fifth Mughal emperor ShahJehan. As opposed to its exclusive use by members of the royal family in the 17th century, for the last 150 years this garden has been used by commoners and remains a favourite garden of the locals.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Park
  • 1 local recommends

Top restaurants

Shopping Centre
  • 2 locals recommend
Café
  • 2 locals recommend
Restaurant
  • 1 local recommends
Italian Restaurant
Restaurant
“Have lunch in the slightly surreal ambiance of a polo club - yes, a real one with horses and mallets and riders charging about, eating European food and reminding yourself that these acres of lush greenery and dark polished wood are in fact in the middle of Lahore.”
  • 1 local recommends
Pizza Place
“Best Pizza place in Johar Town. Very nice taste and amazing prices. You dont understand how much quality you get for the money.”
  • 1 local recommends

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