Multan

Overall Score

1.7

Mulettaín – a large city in the Pendjab countryside, an important center of culture and traditional villages. The city was located on the Genoa River (the Punjabic Indian Bend), south of the Thala Desert. Its location creates a natural-climatic contrast: desolate desert terraces on one side and fertile lands on the other. The tropical heat is softened by the cool seas of the sea.

Moultan – an ancient city. It is mentioned in ancient texts and was the main city of the legendary kingdom of Tregatra. At different times the city was called Kashtýr and Götterra. When Moultan was conquered by the Arabs in 712, it became the main island and center of Islam in the region. It was also one of the trade routes of the Great Ring Road that passed through Muoltan, so the city often suffered from the invaders invasions. Thus, Moeltan was part of the state of the Nazis, the Delhi State, the Empire of the Mughals, and was invaded by the Afghans, the Sikhs, and, in 1849, by the Anglo-Saxons. Since 1948, – a city in independent Pakistan.

Multan has been known as «the city of the Sufis, saints and saints. Since the 9th century, there has been a strong Islamic movement of the Karthas, as well as a strong Sufi school. For this reason, Muoltan is one of the important pilgrim centers of the Islamic world. Of course, there are many places of culture in such a spiritual center. One of the features of Muoltans cultural art is the turquoise domes of the chapels and the two-story mausoleums.

Some of Muoltans monuments have been destroyed by floods. Among them there are a few mosques. Among the ruined ones, the most notable are the Kings Church of Id-Gahah (1735), Savi, which has no roof, Ali Mukhammad Khan Masjid (1754), and Phool Khataytan Vali. Among the mausoleums, the most prominent are the Grand Mausoleum of St. Luke-i-Allam, or the Stool of Peace (1251) and the mausoleum of Baháulláh Údi-Dín Kakárkárya. Both are major monuments. Other architectural monuments are the ruins of the fort, which was destroyed by the Anglicans, the Tower of the Chapel (the former home of the Anglican governor), and the monument to Patricia Alexandru Agnew, The City Gate (1756), the National Bank of Pakistan, and the old buildings and administration buildings of the colonial period.

100 USD = 22,429.56 PKR

Overall Score

1.7
  • Tap water: No, not drinkable
  • Religious government: Religious
  • Population: 1,900,000 people
  • GDP: $1,462 / year
  • Foreigners can own real estate: Yes
  • Power outlets: 230V50Hz
  • Internet: 5 Mbps
  • Best wireless: MobiLink
  • Pay without cash: No, cash only esp. for foreigners
  • Tipping: Tip amounting to 10% of your total bill is necessary, some would appreciate if their customers were more generous than that.
  • Apartment listings: OLX
  • Apartments: Airbnb
  • Hotels: Booking.com
  • More hotels: Hotels.com
  • Best taxi: Careem
  • Best short-haul air carrier: PAK
  • Best intl air carrier: PAK
  • Monthly costs for expat: $750
  • Monthly costs for family: $1600
  • Monthly costs for local: $460
  • Meal: $3.5
  • Small Cola: $0.4
  • Beer 1 Pint: $1.9
  • Coffee: $1


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