Gates of Lahore
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Right at entrance of Delhi Gate, at left, is the extravagant Shahi Hammam, built in the era of Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan for the royalty. It is a Turkish and Persian style bath with 21 rooms, and its massive walls are engraved with unique carvings, and despite been constructed in the 1630s has a hot water system our engineers just discovered in the recent times.

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The architecture of the bath is so intricate, it is safe to say it is one of its kind in the entire subcontinent. It is historical structure less known but a must visit for those visiting the Walled City.

 


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