Hotels, Things to do, Places to visit, Restaurants, Attractions, Car Rental in Kasur
Kasur is a city south of Lahore, in the Pakistani province of Punjab. The city serves as the headquarters of the Kasur District. Kasur is the 24th largest city in Pakistan by population. It is also known for being the burial place of the 17th-century Sufi-poet Bulleh Shah.
Because of the well-known guard changing ceremony, Kasur is a prominent tourist destination. Kasur is known for its delicious seafood, Andrassy, Methi, Falooda, and Kasuri Methi, a sweet dish. Bulleh Shah, a Sufi poet, is also buried in this city. Changa Manga's first man-made irrigated forest and a beautiful Park are also here. Hanging bridges, swimming pools, boats, cafeterias, lake pagodas, log huts, tramlines, mosques, bathrooms, motels, and rest houses are among the tourist attractions and facilities in the forest park.
4CCX+C39, Railway Rd, Kasur, Punjab, Pakistan • Show on map
The Shrine of Great Sufi Poet Baba Buleh Shah is located in the heart of the city Kasur which has a landmark mosque that was built and renovated beautifully.
The real name of the Sofi saint was Abdullah. Later on, the said name was converted to Bulla and due to publicity of his poetry, he has been known as Baba Bulley Shah. His actual date of birth and death in various books cannot be treated as authentic. However, Mr. Charles Fradilt Asboran in his book Bulley Shah has recorded his date of birth as 1680 and date of death as 1775, He was born in Uch Gillanian district Bahawalpur. He got his religious education from Hafiz Ghulam Murtaza Kasuri who also taught Syed Waris Shah, author of the Punjabi master-piece Heer. The Shrine of Bulley Shah is situated in the center of Kasur city. His annual Urs (Ceremony) is held from the 10th to the 12th of Bhadon (The last week of August).
Changa Manga - Multan Road, Changa Manga, Kasur, Punjab, Pakistan • Show on map
The Changa Manga is a planted forest that includes a wildlife preserve, in the Kasur and Lahore districts of Punjab, Pakistan.
Changa Manga is named after two brothers. Changa Manga is the largest planted forest that also preserves wildlife. It is interesting to note that British foresters finished in 1866. The wild project’s fundamental motivation was to give fuel resources, haulage of firewood, and timber. It covers 12000 acres of area, including a park of timberland and a lake. The forest park was constructed in 1961-62 and was reduced with many development schemes to meet the growing needs. Now, this park is on 134 acres. The facilities in the park include a cafeteria, hanging bridges, log huts, a rest house, a swimming pool, and boating.
4F78+4PM, Abdul Shakoor Colony, Kasur, Punjab 55050, Pakistan • Show on map
Kasur Museum is located at Abdul Shakoor Colony, Kasur, Punjab, Pakistan.
Flooded with the deep-rooted cultural essence, unique festivals, and cherished traditions, Kasur museum is standing on the Ferozpur Road, embracing history. This museum exhibits galleries, categorized into five segments. The impressive galleries include the collection of chronological coins, which is a treat for coin collectors. An archaeological gallery to provide the visitors a walk of rare fossils of all ages. Besides this, there is a collection that portrays ceramic, sculptures, and utensils. It reserves the statues of the famous Buddha as well. An Islamic gallery brimming with valuable treasure has been oriented to provide Muslims with rich Islamic scripts and publications.
2G3R+W7J, Kasur - Ganda Singh Wala Road, Kasur, Punjab, Pakistan • Show on map
It is located approximately at a distance of 18 km from Kasur, Punjab, Pakistan.
Ganda Singh Border is an international border between Pakistan and India in Ganda Singh Wala village. This border had served the primary crossing purpose till 1986 but is closed now. The border is now closed after the 1970 war between Pakistan and India, but tourists can visit the area to observe the India-Pakistan border. It holds the Joint Check Post (JCP) constructed in 1959 to hold a joint flag hoisting ceremony. The flag-lowering ceremony takes place here as well and is also worth attending.
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Balloki headworks is situated on the south-western side of Lahore on River Ravi, at a distance of 65 Km near Kasur, Punjab Pakistan.
Balloki Headworks started in 1911. It is known as a triple canal project that aims to take the upper Chenab Canal water to the headworks. As the River Ravi remains insufficient for water purposes, the Pakistan Government started to work on Balloki headworks to feed the Lower Bari Doab Canal for the smooth irrigation of district Bahawalnagar. It also fascinates the tourist with a fantastic picnic point.
4C8X+R94, New Bazar Walled City, Kasur, Punjab, Pakistan • Show on map
It is located at Mian Shahbaz Khan Road in Kasur, Punjab, Pakistan.
The delicious sweet dish of Kasur, Falooda, is loved by all. People, not just from Pakistan but worldwide, visit Kasur, especially at “Ayub Falooda,” which has been serving rabri Falooda for 50 years.This falooda is stuffed with sweet sheer (sugar molasses), ice, and soft sawaiyan. Karam deen has been working for 40 years and making flavorful falooda. There are also other equally popular falooda spots including Kasuri Falooda and Nafees Falooda Corner.
Ferozepur Road at a distance of 4 km from Kasur Railway Station. • Show on map
The shrine of Hazrat Baba Shah Kamal Chishti Lulusar is located on Ferozepur Road at a distance of 4 km from Kasur Railway Station.
The Shrine of Baba Kamal Chishti stands on the top of an embankment. There is a legend that describes the great flood that destroyed the town, leaving only the shrine of Hazrat Kamal Chisti. He is one of the most famous saints among those in the sub-continent who had played important role in spreading Islam.
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Culture and Heritage
Kasur was formerly famous for its fish and education. Kasur has a long and illustrious history. During the Indus Valley Civilization, the Kasur region was an agricultural and forested area. Indo-Aryan civilization, which came from Central Asia and was established in the Punjab area, is associated with the Vedic period. Kasur is home to a number of tribes, each with its cultural values.
The Jat, Dogar, Rajput/Mayo, Arain, Sheikh, Ansari, and Pathan are the main castes and tribes of the Kasur district, which cohabit harmoniously to form a multicultural society. The Rajputs are the most powerful and influential group in terms of numbers. Rajputs make up about 32% of the district's population. The second most populous tribe is the Arain, who make up roughly 30% of the population, followed by the Jats, who make up 10%, and the Dogars, who make up 4%, while the Pathans, Sheiks, and Ansari make up a smaller number and are largely situated in cities.
Kasur has a primarily Muslim population, with significant Christian and Hindu minorities. Muslims were the majority religious group, accounting for 96.48 percent of the population, while Christians made up 3.47 percent. According to the 2017 census, 89.86 percent of the people speak Punjabi as their first language, with 1.80 percent speaking Urdu. On the census, 7.80 percent of the population listed their language as 'Others.' 60.77 percent of the population was literate.
A kurta with no collar, a dhoti, a shalwar, a waistcoat, and a shoulder-chaddar are among the items of clothing worn by men. Men wear Sherwani on special occasions. Women typically wear bright color shalwar-kameez with a phulkari (embroidered chaddar) or dupatta. The residents are nice, hardworking, and welcoming. The town also has several Sufi shrines. People passionately celebrate all the festivities. People enjoy traditional foods and enjoy eating outdoors. Kasur's natural food street is one of the best in the country.