City of Saints

Multan, known as the City of Saints, is one of the oldest cities in Pakistan, located on the banks of River Chenab. There are number of shrines, mosques and ornate tombs. The famous Sufi Saint and major Punjabi poet, Fariduddin Ganjshakar popularly known as Baba Farid was born here. It is considered the economic hub of southern Punjab and is active center for political activities. 61% of the population of Multan speaks Sairiki whereas around 22% are Punjabi speaking.  

The strong cultural base of the city makes it prominent among the other major cities. Agricultural land of Multan has many farms and thus its fertile plains produce one of the best mangoes in the world. Cultivation of wheat, cotton sugarcane and some other fruits is also done here. There are various tourists attraction found here and the city is extremely welcoming and hospitable especially for the foreign visitors.

Travel Highlights Of Multan

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Transport In Multan

Being the major city in the southern Punjab, Multan is linked to other areas and cities via road, as well as by Air, as it has international airport. Train can be taken from Lahore, Sukkur and other cities to Multan. The prominent bus services like Faisal Movers, Daewoo and other can also be used to reach Multan in no time with comfort and ease. Travelling through trains lets you have a better view of the country side. It is around a 7-9 hours drive from the Lahore. You can go by driving yourself also.

Weather In Multan

From November to March, weather of Multan is pleasant and temperature is lower. Whereas, April to October temperature is considerably hot. Throughout the year it is mostly dry, with little rainfall.

Places To Visit In Multan

Shrine of Shah Yusaf Gardez

  • Hazrat Shah Yousuf Gardez (RA) came to Multan about nine hundred years ago and settled here to preach Islam, specifically the Shia Sect. Commonly known as “Shah Gardez” is a shrine found inside the Bohar gate, which is a dome-less building covered with blue tiles, dating back to the Mughal Era of Emperor Humayun. An interesting sight of seeing pigeons fluttering in and out of the shrines gives an immense pleasure to the eyes. Simple yet elegant rectangular shaped building of tomb of Shah Gardez is among the must visit places of Multan.

Tomb of Shah Shams Shabzwari Tabrez

  • A Persian Muslim, Shams-i-Tabrezi who happened to be the spiritual instructor of Maulana Jalal ud Din Rumi is buried in Multan. He is highly regarded in Maulana Rumi’s poetry especially in “Diwan-e-Sham-i-Tabreizi”. UNESCO nominated the tomb as World Cultural Heritage Center. Beautifully constructed building glazed with tiles and Verandah around it makes it an eye catching tomb which everyone must watch.

Shrine of Bahauddin Zakariya

  • The shrine of Bahauddin Zakariya, who is the founder of Suharwardiyya order of Sufism, is located in Multan. Built in 13th century, the shrine depicts the architectural beauty of the area and holds a great importance for the followers of the Muslim mystic Bahauddin Zakariya. After the evening prayers, Qawalis and dhamal (form of dance) is performed at the shrine. People from far flung areas come here to tie threads for the sake of mannat, for the fulfillment of their wishes..

Tomb Shah Rukne Alam

  • The Tomb of Shah Rukn-e-Alam is located in Multan, Pakistan. It is the mausoleum of the Sufi saint Sheikh Rukn-ud-Din Abul Fateh who is famous for his spiritual teachings in the subcontinent. The tomb is known to be the prime symbol of Tughluq architecture and is one of the most notable memorials in the Indian subcontinent.

    This historic shrine is the major source of attraction for the visitors as it is observed that a huge number of visitors come to offer prayers at the tomb to get some blessing from the Holy men or saints buried many years ago.

    Location: Qilla Kohna Qasim Bagh Rd, Qila Kuhna Qasim Bagh, Multan, Punjab 60000

Restaurants In Multan

14th Street Pizza Co.

14th Street Pizza Co.

  • 14th Street Pizza Co. is located in Multan. Experience the rich culture of taste and hospitality here with an array of cuisines and exemplary settings this restaurant can satisfy all your food temptations. This eatery is an excellent choice for families, tourists and business meetups looking for a relishing breakfast, lunch or dinner. Guests at this beanery can savor various types of foods from continental, Chinese, Italian, and Pakistani to vegetarian. Visitors and guests feel satisfied with this restaurant in terms of ambiance, location, service, food quality and value as compared to other restaurants in the Multan.

Shangrilla Gardens & BBQ

Shangrilla Gardens & BBQ

  • Shangrilla Gardens & BBQ is located in Multan. Experience the rich culture of taste and hospitality here with an array of cuisines and exemplary settings this restaurant can satisfy all your food temptations. This eatery is an excellent choice for families, tourists and business meetups looking for a relishing breakfast, lunch or dinner. Guests at this beanery can savor various types of foods from continental, Chinese, Italian, and Pakistani to vegetarian. Visitors and guests feel satisfied with this restaurant in terms of ambiance, location, service, food quality and value as compared to other restaurants in the Multan.

Zanzibar Restaurant

Zanzibar Restaurant

  • Zanzibar Restaurant is located in Multan. Experience the rich culture of taste and hospitality here with an array of cuisines and exemplary settings this restaurant can satisfy all your food temptations. This eatery is an excellent choice for families, tourists and business meetups looking for a relishing breakfast, lunch or dinner. Guests at this beanery can savor various types of foods from continental, Chinese, Italian, and Pakistani to vegetarian. Visitors and guests feel satisfied with this restaurant in terms of ambiance, location, service, food quality and value as compared to other restaurants in the Multan.

Hotels In Multan

Ramada Hotel

Ramada Hotel

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Ramada by Wyndham Multan

Ramada by Wyndham Multan

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Hotel One Multan

Hotel One Multan

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Avari Xpress Boutique Residence

Avari Xpress Boutique Residence

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Bling Hotel International

Bling Hotel International

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S Chalet Multan

S Chalet Multan

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Sheza Inn

Sheza Inn

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Aimys Villa Guest House

Aimys Villa Guest House

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Hotel Chancery One

Hotel Chancery One

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The First Hotel

The First Hotel

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Crown Inn Hotel Multan

Crown Inn Hotel Multan

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