"City of Saints..Multan" Multan Tip by WAHEEDASLAM

Multan, Pakistan: 3 reviews and 1 photos

  Shah Rukn-i-Alam Shrine in Multan

Multan, a prosperous commercial and industrial center with bazaars, mosques, shrines and superbly designed tombs, is also a city of dust, summer heat and beggars. One of the Indian subcontinent's oldest cities, local industries include fertilizer, soap, and glass factories; foundries; cotton, woolen and silk textile mills; flour, sugar and oil mills, and a large thermal-power station. Large, irregular suburbs have grown outside the old walled town, and two satellite towns have been set up. Multan has an airport about 10 Km from city P.I.A.. operates daily flightS between Karachi-Lahore-lslamabad via Multan.
Multan is famous for traditional and religious fairs and festivals. There were a .lot of saints whose shrines are the asse' of Muslims. At every shrine annual festivals are held Outskirts of Multan are known for fairs and other gatherings.

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  • Updated May 20, 2004
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