Lahore – Lively Mix of Old and New

Lahore, most commonly known as the ‘Paris of Asia’ is a place full of heritage and cultural traditions. The Lahoris are a merry go lucky lot and look at life from the lens of enjoyment. Hence, the area reeks of restaurants and parks from the modern as well as the Mughal era.

This is precisely why Lahore is a place perfect for tourism.

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From the extravagant M.M. Alam Road hosting a variety of restaurants to suit one’s palate and gigantic luxurious shopping malls to the Performing Arts Festivals and cultural shows in Alhamra Arts Council , Lahore is a metropolitan city that has yet to offer what the rest of the world can’t – the Lahori side.

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Known as the fashion hub of Pakistan, Lahore boasts of glamorous Fashion shows and walkways introducing both international and national clothing designer wear.

Lahore Gymkhana Club and the Royal Palm Golf and Country Club are the two most popular and exotic clubs known to the Elite of Lahore where one can have their fill of arts, media and club time. Lahore is famous for its high nightlife featuring dances, bars all coupled with the ‘Lahori’ tinge.

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Five Star Hotels such as Pearl Continent and Avari exude the perfect environment for the rich where cocktail parties, banters of business men and the chinking of the glasses and gales of laughter pierce into the late hours of the night.

Particularly recognized for its food, the colorful cuisines of Lahore ranging from Italian, French, Thai, and Chinese and traditional are scattered into various buildings such as the American chain restaurants.

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Lahore is an amalgam of arts, literature, music and heritage all dispersed into various spots and places across the city that will keep you on the edge of your street and keep you coming back for more.

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Maxine Genier

Maxine Genier

Maxine is an adept of design, photography and online marketing. She lives in Gothenburg, Sweden with her husband and two beautiful daughters. She spends her leisure time exploring Europe with her family to perfect her skills as a travel photographer. She can be found in her spare time, strumming her guitar.
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