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Darbar Mahal, Bahawalpur

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Darbar Mahal is a palace in the city of Bahawalpur, Pakistan. The building was built to hold courtly events and government offices of the former princely state of Bahawalpur. The palace was built by Bahawal Khan V, and initially named Mubarak Mahal. It was completed in 1905, and is near several other palaces within the Bahawalgarh Palace Complex, including the Nishat Mahal, Farrukh Mahal and Gulzar Mahal. The palace sits in a 75 acre garden. The entire palace complex was leased to the armed forces beginning in 1966, and houses government and military offices. It is not open to the general public. The Nawabs of Bahawalpur were also particularly interested in the arts. That is why they built their palaces in this context, considered among the most beautiful and modern palaces of their time in the entire subcontinent. And it is also true that even today, their glory is exactly the same as it was on the first day. Due to the attention of the Pakistan Army and the Department of Archeology, these palaces are still an example of awe, grandeur and artistic masterpiece. The Pakistan Army took care of it and invested time and money to enhance its beauty. I wish that these palaces like Noor Mahal should also be opened for the common person and tourists so that the world can see this beautiful hidden treasure. The most beautiful pictures below are the illumination of Darbar Mahal and Bara Dari. The sight of which makes a person lost in the world of thoughts. At night in the modern lights, this “Darbar Mahal & Bara Dari” looks like a bride and groom, whose groom always loves her. [read more..]
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  • Beautiful tourist place. I would recommend this place to be visited with family and friends. Foreign tourist are recommended to visit this place too. 
    Beautiful tourist place. I would recommend this place to be visited with family and friends. Foreign tourist are recommended to visit this place too.  more »
  • It's one of the Palaces of Nawab of Bahawalpur. State of the art, traditional architecture of old days, being very well maintained by the Army. Since it's in use of Army as one of it's headquarters... 
    It's one of the Palaces of Nawab of Bahawalpur. State of the art, traditional architecture of old days, being very well maintained by the Army. Since it's in use of Army as one of it's headquarters...  more »

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