Recreational Areas/ Picnic Spots
There are a large number of recreational areas/ picnic spots in the province. Lahore is the capital city and home to a large number of historical sites like Minar-e-Pakistan, Allama Iqbal’s tomb, and various other places which also function as recreational areas, as large numbers of people visit the sites regularly. Lahore is also known as the city of gardens, since there are a large number of gardens which provide great picnic spots for families.
All districts of Punjab also have popular recreational areas and picnic spots, which will be identified in the individual chapters.
Figure 1.28 A Polo Rider. Polo is a popular game in the Punjab.
Figure 1.29 Scene from Kanjwani Mela—an annual fair
Figure 1.30 Folk dance Punjab
- Dera Ghazi Khan
- Mandi Bahauddin
- Nankana Sahib
- Rahimyar Khan
- Toba Tek Singh