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About Bahawalpur, Punjab
The culturally rich city of Bahawalpur was once the capital of the former princely state which was created by Nawab Mohammad Bahawal Khan II after the Durrani Empire was broken up in 1802. This was a result of the treaty that was established with the British on 22 February 1833, which confirms the independence of the Nawab. Bahawalpur of today is regarded as the 12th largest city in Pakistan and it is located in Punjab.
Study in Bahawalpur
The city is home to Quaid-e-Azam Medical College (established in 1971) and The Ismalia University of Bahawalpur (established in 1975). Other tertiary institutions in the region are Institute of Science and Information Technology, Government Para Medical School and Sadiq Girls Women University to name a few.
Attractions in Bahawalpur
The beautiful city is a perfect destination for archaeologists and historians. Popularly known for its cotton silk, Bahawalpur is home ot the Derawar Fort which is the largest fort of Cholistan.
The Jeep Rally (an annual event) is held in the desert of Cholistan. The rally attracts visitors from all over the world.
Derawar is also where the tombs of the Amirs of Bahawalpur are designated. These tombs are well decorated with beautiful blue glazed tiles that contrast with the ochre landscape.
A good number of cannons that were used times ago by the Army of Bahawalpur can also be found at the fort where they are kept.
The newly renovated Noor Mahal (a palace in Wahawalpur) is another must see attraction. Noor Mahal was built by Nawab Sadiq Muhammad Khan the fourth in 1872.
Bahawalpur is a great site for ancient discoveries. Interested in a tour of the city, book your accommodation into any hotel in Bahawalpur on Jovago.
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