Lahore, Pakistan

Places to visit

Alhamra Arts Council

‘Alhamra’ literally means a woman in red clothes. This building is made up of red bricks, earning the same impression. The architect was Nayyar Ali Dada and this complex has been admired for its superb architecture, even receiving an award for it.  It is a venue for many art exhibitions, theatrical shows and musical concerts. It also acts as a training centre offering courses in various arts including classical dance or kathak, painting, sculpture and photography. Visitors should stop by this council as there is always some exhibition going on. It is also a good way to familiarize oneself with upcoming Pakistani artists.

Timings: 9 A.M- 6 P.M
Admission: Entry free; entry charges into various exhibitions varies
Address: 68 Mall Road, Lahore
Tel: +92-42- 9200917-18

More Places to visit
Badshahi Mosque
Chughtai Museum Trust Art Gallery
Fakir Khana Museum
Hiran Minaar
Jehangir’s Tomb
Lahore Fort
Lahore Museum
Lahore Zoo
Shahi Hammam or Royal Bath
Shakir Ali Museum
Shalimar Gardens
Tollington Market
Wagah Border
Wazir Khan Mosque
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