Multan is the oldest city in Pakistan and has buildings, streets, roads, and many other places that are many centuries old. People from all over the country come here for sightseeing and enjoy the old places.
If you also come to Multan, Pakistan, you must visit the places which I am going to tell you below.
History of Multan
Multan is an important city in the Punjab province of Pakistan. The city is located on the banks of the river Chenab in southern Punjab. It is the fifth-largest city in Pakistan in terms of population. These include Tehsil Sadr, Tehsil Shujaabad and Tehsil Jalalpur Pirwala
The history of Multan is very old. It is one of the oldest cities in the world. Many cities were inhabited but disappeared due to the passing of time, but the city of Multan was alive thousands of years ago and is still alive today. Hundreds of attackers who tried to wipe out Multan from the face of the earth perished.
Population Of Multan
Its population is now around 5 million. The people of Multan are also called the Silk Road Multan. There are 70% people are Saraiki and Punjabi and 30% people are another language such as Urdu and others. When Pakistan became independent, many Hindus were left in the city who are still living freely in the same city as Pakistani citizens.
Famous Places in Multan
1) Tomb of Shah-Rukn-e-Alam (Bahauddin Zakaria)
If you come to Multan, first of all, you should visit the Tomb of Shah Rukn e Alam. This is a hundred years old tomb that is still in its proper place despite many accidents. It is located near Ghanta Ghar and Hussain Agahi in Multan and is located on the highest point of Multan. If we stand on this fort and look around, we will see Multan very low and very clear in the distance.
Ghous-ul-Alamin, Shaykh-ul-Islam Hazrat Bahauddin Zakaria Multani was born on 27th Ramadan 566 AH to Hazrat Maulana Wajihuddin Muhammad Qureshi. His father Majid passed away at a young age After reaching Baghdad, he received spiritual blessings from Hazrat Shahabuddin Suhrawardi (may Allah have mercy on him). Suhrawardi gave him the Khilafah cloak and urged him to reach Multan and work for the religion.
2) Tomb Shah Shams Sabzwari Tabrez
This is another very old fort that is very close to the Tomb of Shah Rukn e Alam. If you visit the Tomb of Shah Rukn e Alam, you will also find Tomb Shah Shams Sabzwari Tabrez on a five-minute journey. People come here to ask for their prayers and this is also a tomb hundred years old.
There is a very old well near it which is still in its proper place after hundreds of years. One of the special things about this well is that people throw paper notes (money) into it and those notes don’t spoil even after a long time.
3) Hussain Agahi
Hussain Agahi is also called the heart of Multan and all the people of Multan come here for their shopping. People living around Multan also come here to buy goods. Hussain Agahi Tomb of Shah Rukn e Alam is very close but it is fifty to one hundred feet below. One of its roads leads to Multan’s Mushur Market Mumtazabad and the other to the west leads to Ghanta Ghar.
You can buy clothes, electronics, and more at Hussain Agahi. There is a big Landa Bazaar here in winter where people buy very expensive clothes for cheap money. It is very crowded here and it is very hot during the day.
4) Jinnah Park
The most beautiful and beautiful park in Multan which is known as Jinnah Park is located near Chowk Kamharawala in Multan. There is a beautiful lake here where people come in the evening for leisure. There are all kinds of swings, swimming pools, and big swings like dragons.
In summer, there is a separate swimming pool for men and women at the swimming pool, where clear water is changed every hour. Over time, its importance has grown exponentially. It is a place that is always crowded and every rich family comes here every week to enjoy.
5) Chenab River
It is a very well-known place in Multan where every person who has never been to Multan wants to come here. The Chenab River, which is located within the limits of Multan, is a popular destination for sightseeing. When it rains here, the weather is beautiful and open like flowers.
There is also a small park near the Chenab River where people come to eat, party, and picnic. There are many fishing points where you can relax and enjoy your evening meal.
6) Haram Gate
The Haram Gate, a centuries-old site in Multan, is still intact with hundreds of years old buildings. There are four to five gates in Multan out of which Haram Gate is its main gate. It has an iron market in the north and a clock tower and Hussain Agahi in the south. To its west is the (Khooni Burj) and to the west are Kachehri Chowk and Multan Cantt. When we come to the Chowk Haram Gate, we see two paths inwards here.
One of these routes leads to Hussain Agahi while the other route goes straight to Ghanta Ghar Chowk via Daulat Gate. The Haram Gate currently has a large market that is crowded from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. and is a market for clothing, beauty parlors, shoes, and other women’s items.
Multan is also called the city of saints because there are many shrines of saints here which are several hundred years old. People from abroad come here for sightseeing. Elderly people say that not every city, every street and every town of Pakistan is in its original state today. But Multan is the only city that still exists hundreds of years later. And all this is only thanks to our saints. There are other places in Multan that I cannot write here but if you ever come to Pakistan then Multan will definitely come.