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Multan has its own charm, culture and crafts. It is fast becoming an industrial town. it was called as Mulosan Pulu by Hiuen Tsang and Alberuni called it Multana which ultimately came to b called Multan.

Alexander is said to have passed through Multan in about 325-326 B.C. It is probable that was the city of Malli which Alexander storms and where he was wounded.

About 327 BC, the Macedonians were ousted by Chandragupta and the Maurya dynasty remained in power till the beginning of the second century AD. from 30 BC to 470 AD. The Kushan dynasty ruled over the area, and from 470 to 550 AD, the white Huns are believed to have held sway. Multan figures as the capital of an important province of the kingdom of sindh in the writings of the early Arab geographers. When the Arabs first came to sindh, the country was ruled by Raja Chach, a Brahmin. Multan was conquered by Arabs under Muhammad Bin Qasim in 712 AD, after defeating Raja Dahir, a descendant of chach.

Thereafter, the town remained for three centuries the outpost of islam in south Asia, under the caliph of Baghadad. It remained nominally subject to the lodhies, Ghaznavids and Mohammad Ghauri up to the end of 12th century. From the beginning of the 13th century for the next three centuries, the history of Multan is practically the history of the incursions from Westerns and central Asia.

In 1397, came the invasion of Taimur, whose troops occupied Uch and Multan , sacked Tulamba, raided the kohkhars of Ravi and passed across bias to Pakpattan and Delhi. In 1528, came the peaceful transfer of the province of Multan to the emissaries of the Mugal Emperor Baber. Under the Mughal Empire, Multan enjoyed a long period of peace between 1528-1748 and was known as Dar-Ul-Aman(city of peace). In 1752, Multan became a province owing allegiance to Afghan kings. It was then ruled by pathan Governors and Daud Putra chiefs of Bahawalpur for some time. After 1771, Multan witness continued warfare between Sikhs and the Nawabs of Multan. Between 1818 and 1845, it remained under the Sikhs rile finally came under the British rule in 1849.

Attractions of Multan Listed Below

The city

Multan city has the distinction of being the birth place of three distinguished men in the history: Mohammad Tughlaq born in 13th century in a hamlet at the place which is now known as ‘Kotla Toleh Khan’. Emperor Bahlol Lodhi was born in Qazian wala Makan

Wali Mohammad Mosque

Wali Mohammad Mosque old masjid of Multan, which is still in good condition, is Masjid Ali Muhammad Khan, which is also known as Mosque Wali Muhammad Khan. It is an excellent building, situated in the busiest Chowk Bazaar of the city. It was built

Mosque Phulhatt

This mosque is located in the Main Bazaar (now called Chowk Bazaar) of the city. It was named so because it was located in the midst of the flower sellers' bazaar. The story recorded in a book titled "Early History of Multan" says that the Mughal Emperor Farrukh Sher

Eidgah Mosque

This grand mosque of Multan is located on the main Multan-Lahore highway in the Northeast of the city. It was built in 1735 AD by Khokhar family and Nawab Abdul Samad Khan and when he was the Mughal governor of Multan. It is very spacious,

Sawi Mosque

Sawi mosque is supposed to be one of the oldest mosques, which still exists though it has no roof now and most of its decorations have been damaged; glazed blue tiles were profusely used for ornamentation. Parts are still intact.

Shrines

The devastation of khorasan and western iran was to the benefit of this part of Pakistan, for it led to the settling in this city of a large number of pious and learned men and nobles families like Gardezi Syeds and Qureshis from khwarzim, amongst

Hazrat Shah Shams sabzwari

Shamsuddin Sabzwari (died 675 A.H. / 1276 C.E) was a Muslim Sufi missionary from Sabzawar in present-day Afghanistan. Shamsuddin Sabzwari arrived in Multan in early 1200C.E. in modern Pakistan, established a dargah and preached Islam to the local population.

Hazrat Bibi Pak Daman

Graveyard Bibi Pak Mai is situated near to City Railway Station Multan. Hazrat Bibi Pak Daman is the daughter in Law of Hazrat Bahauddin Zakariya (R.A), wife of Sheikh Sadar-ud-Din (R.A) and mother of Hazrat Shah Rukn-e-Alam (R.A). She was also known as Bibi Rasti.

Baha-ud-din Zakariya

Baha-ud-din Zakariya (1170-1267), also spelled as Bahauddin Zakariya, and also known as Baha-ul-Haq and Hazrat Bahauddin Zakariya Multani (Rahmatullah Alaih), was a Sufi of Suhrawardiyya order (tariqa). His full name was Abu Muhammad Bahauddin Zakariya.

Hazrat Hafiz Jamalullah Hafiz

The Mausoleum is situated near Aam Khas garden outside Daulat Gate, Multan. The tomb has been built within a wall resembling a fortification. The tomb lies on a platform of marble and is surrounded by an area paved with marble and black slate. On the North

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