Hotels, Things to do, Places to visit, Restaurants, Attractions, Car Rental in Sahiwal
Sahiwal formerly known as Montgomery, is a city in Punjab, Pakistan. It is the 21st largest city in Pakistan by population and the administrative capital of both the Sahiwal Division and the Sahiwal District. Sahiwal is approximately 100 km from Faisalabad, 180 km from the major city of Lahore, and lies between Multan and Lahore. The city lies in a densely populated region between the Ravi and Sutlej rivers.
Sahiwal is known for its water, buffalo milk, and the presence of one of the oldest civilizations based on archaeological evidence dating from 3000 to 5000 B.C. It is located 15 miles southwest of downtown in the Harappa neighborhood, which was the northern metropolis of the Indus Valley Civilization. Sahiwal is twinned with Rochdale, which is located in Greater Manchester, England. Approximately 8% of the town's population is Asian, with the majority of them having ties to Pakistan. The twinning agreement was reached in 1998 between Rochdale and Sahiwal.
Chichawatni Harapa Road, Harappa, Sahiwal District, Punjab • Show on map
The Harappan civilization was located in the Indus River valley in Pakistan's Punjab.
The museum was established in 1926 and then was reconstructed in 1966. the museum exhibits items from the cemetery and other parts of the site, including etched carnelian beads, shell objects, stone tools, domestic implements, pottery, toys, earthenware, seals with the mysterious Mohenjo-Daro script, animal and human figurines and stone weights, as well as articles from other Indus Valley sites. There is a female skeleton with all its ornaments and potteries around it which depicts the burial custom of Harappans. It also houses a male skeleton excavated from Cemetery.
M476+6G5, Sahiwal, Sahiwal District, Punjab 57000, Pakistan • Show on map
A ruined mosque of the Suri period (1540-1545) is at Dhawa Sharma; some 30 kilometers from Chichawatni, a tehsil of Sahiwal.
A ruined mosque of the Suri period (1540-1545) is at Dhawa Sharma; some 30 kilometers from Chichawatni, a tehsil of Sahiwal. It is said to be built when the great warrior passed this area while leading these forces to take the reign of the Mughal Empires. He rebelled and took control of the Mughal Empire in 11540 and founded the Suri Empire with Delhi as its capital. He accidentally died in 1545 because of a gunpowder explosion.
M35X+CQ4, Railway Rd, Sahiwal, Punjab, Sahiwal, Pakistan • Show on map
Yadgar Monument Sahiwal is located at Railway in Sahiwal District, Punjab, Pakistan.
This monument is located near the railway road. According to the monument, MA Ashraf has written in his book on the history of Sahiwal. That is why the place is known as Yadgar Sahiwal. It is a round-shaped landmark. However, its color is white which shows a sense of purity, cleanliness, and peacefulness. Hence a number of people visit this site on a daily basis. Most of the people come here with their families and enjoy a picnic in its beautiful scenery.
M36X+2X7, Sahiwal, Sahiwal District, Punjab 57000, Pakistan • Show on map
Zafar Ali Stadium is a multi-purpose stadium in Sahiwal, Punjab, Pakistan.
One of the oldest stadiums is located in the middle of the city. Zafar Ali Stadium was used for first-class and List A cricket games from 1955 to 1995. The stadium holds 10,000 people. Originally known as Sahiwal Stadium, it was renamed Zafar Ali Stadium in honor of Sheikh Zafar Ali Khan, the founder of the Pakistan Olympic Association. However, some international matches were played here. Still has much importance but due to lack of Govt attention, its condition has gone substandard gradually and needs to restore its dignity.
M442+G5M, Railway Rd, Sahiwal, Sahiwal District, Punjab 57000, Pakistan • Show on map
Kanaan Park is located near the Yadgar monument, next to the canal, Sahiwal, Pakistan.
Kanaan Park is the most famous park in Sahiwal. Kanaan Park also has a zoo with many animals and birds. You can find monkeys, bears, lions, deer, rabbits, parrots, ostriches, and many other animals and birds here. Its maintenance is done properly and is watered 2 times a day. In the morning, and evening. It is the best place for families and a great picnic point.
R348+742، ساھیوال ۔ فیصل آباد روڈ، Bahadur Shah, Faisalabad, Punjab, Pakistan • Show on map
Sahiwal Ravi River Bridge is located at Chak Azam Sahu, Pakistan.
The city of Sahiwal is situated on the banks of the river Ravi. That is why another tourist destination of Sahiwal is the bridge over the river Ravi which offers the best view of the river. Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif laid the foundation stone of the Qutab Shahana Bridge on the river Ravi to link Sahiwal with Faisalabad on March 13, 2013. The construction of the bridge will reduce the distance between Sahiwal and Faisalabad by 33 kilometers which will save money, time, and fuel. The total length of the Qutab Shahana bridge will be 1650 feet while it will be 24 feet wide.
16/Q Sāhīwal, Main Market Farid Town, Sahiwal, Sahiwal District, Punjab, Pakistan • Show on map
The mosque is one and a half kilometers away from College Chowk located in the Farid town of Sahiwal.
Masjid-e-Shuhada is one of the top-rated places listed as a Mosque in Sahiwal. The mosque was built in memory of the soldiers who were martyred in the 1971 war. The mosque was built in Turkish style which looks beautiful to the visitors. This is widely considered to be one of Sahiwal's most iconic landmarks. This mosque feature sandstone with white marble inlay, which is a departure from typical mosque design in turkey, in which decoration is done by means of intricate tile work.
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Culture and Heritage
During the Indus Valley Civilization, the Sahiwal District was an agricultural region with woodlands. The Vedic period is marked by an Indo-Aryan culture that emerged from Indo-Iranian culture in Northern India. The province is nearly exclusively Muslim, with only a small Christian minority. Muslims made up 97.51 percent of the population, while Christians made up 2.36 percent. The literacy rate in this area was 61.14 percent.
The vast majority of the people speak Punjabi as their first language. Urdu is the primary written language, followed by English. According to the 2017 census, 98.03 percent of the people speak Punjabi as their first language, with 1.17 percent speaking Urdu. The Gujar, Jatt, Rajput, Awan, and Arain are the predominant ethnic groupings. As a result of growing social mobility, shifting public perception, and intercaste marriages, the caste system is increasingly blurring. Agriculture is Sahiwal's primary source of revenue and employment. The main crops are wheat and cotton. Sugarcane, Rice, millet, oilseeds, corn (maize), legumes, fruits, and vegetables are among the other crops farmed. On the other hand, Poultry and Livestock are raised in large numbers.
When it comes to Sahiwal culture, the majority of people are kind, caring, and friendly. Eid is a good time to visit Sahiwal since the locals are hospitable and willing to meet new people. Every neighbor communicates with one another and finds ways to have fun. However, in the past, few women were seen on the streets of Sahiwal due to the conservative nature of the city's surroundings, which requires women to cover their heads when going out. In the past, no woman was seen driving a car in the city, but that is no longer the case. In the same way, Sahiwal has a smaller number of educational institutions.