List of places in Faisalabad

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This is a list of all the notable places in the city of Faisalabad, the third largest city in Pakistan. Faisalabad is also called Manchester of Pakistan due its textile importance in Pakistan.[1] The city is known for its colonial heritage and its roots tracing back to the rule of the British Empire.[2]

City District[edit]

Towns[edit]

Since 2005, the administration of Faisalabad has been divided into eight tehsil municipal administration areas (TMAs):

Neighbourhoods[edit]

  • Amin Town, residential neighborhood on the Faisalabad Canal Expressway[3]
  • Batala Colony, residential neighborhood[4]
  • Civil Lines, Civil Lines neighborhood built during the British Raj for British civilian officers[5]
  • D Ground, commercial area[6]
  • Gatwala, commercial area[citation needed]
  • Ghulam Muhammad Abad, residential neighborhood[7][8]
  • Gobind Pura, residential neighborhood[9]
  • Gokhowal, residential neighborhood[10]
  • Gulbahar Colony, residential neighborhood in southern Faisalabad[11]
  • Gulberg, residential and commercial area[12][9]
  • Gulistan Colony, residential neighborhood[13]
  • Madan Pura, residential neighborhood on the Aziz Bhatti Expressway[14]
  • Manawala, residential neighborhood[15]
  • Mansoorabad, residential neighborhood[16]
  • Millat Town, residential neighborhood[17]
  • Motorway City, residential neighborhood[18]
  • Nishatabad, residential neighborhood[19]
Lyallpur Galleria

Points of interest[edit]

Colonial architecture[edit]

Modern architecture[edit]

Colonial buildings[edit]

Structures built by the British Empire.

Libraries[edit]

Museums[edit]

Shopping[edit]

Markets[edit]

The Faisalabad clock tower and its eight bazaars (markets) are still a major trading zone in the city today.[20] Each of the eight bazaars has a special name and is known for selling certain goods;[21]

  • Katchery Bazaar, named for the court (Katchery) is known for its mobile phone and accessory market.
  • Rail Bazar is a gold and cloth market.
  • Bhawana Bazaar supplies electrical and electronic goods.
  • Jhang Bazaar supplies fish, meat, vegetables and fruits.
  • Aminpur Bazaar supplies stationery and interior décor.
  • Kharkhana Bazaar is known for herbal medicines.
  • Gol Bazaar contains dry fruit, as well as wholesale soap, oil, and ghee shops.
  • Chiniot Bazaar is famous for allopathic and homeopathic medicinal stores, cloth, blankets, sofa cloth, and curtains. It also has poultry feed wholesale shops.
  • Montgomery Bazaar (also known as Sutar Mandi) is known for yarn and raw cloth trading.

Parks[edit]

Sports[edit]

Entertainment[edit]

Religious[edit]

Shrines[edit]

There are a number of Sufi Muslim sites in the city.[22]

Churches[edit]

Gurdwaras[edit]

  • Gurudwara Panjvin Patshahi Lyallpur[23]

Roads[edit]

Hospitals[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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  2. ^ "Exploring Faisalabad". blogs.fco.gov.uk. 28 February 2013.
  3. ^ "In Faisalabad: Robberies on the rise". The Express Tribune. 2013-07-22. Retrieved 2022-04-13.
  4. ^ Faisalabad faces electricity breakdowns Dawn (newspaper), Published 28 April 2006, Retrieved 11 December 2021
  5. ^ "Police station in Civil Lines, Faisalabad". punjabpolice.gov.pk. Retrieved February 18, 2013.
  6. ^ Women Working Hostel Faisalabad, D Ground, Faisalabad Women Development Department, Government of the Punjab website, Retrieved 19 April 2021
  7. ^ Saleem Mubarak (13 February 2021). "Kite flying unchecked as Faisalabad celebrates Basant". Dawn (newspaper). Retrieved 7 December 2021.
  8. ^ Saleem Mubarak (30 October 2020). "Traders concerned at sugar sale through 'dubious' body". Dawn (newspaper). Retrieved 7 December 2021.
  9. ^ a b Nawaz League loses PP-72 by-election to PTI Dawn (newspaper), Published 8 October 2013, Retrieved 9 December 2021
  10. ^ "Faisalabad Development Authority". Archived from the original on 2020-03-28. Retrieved 2020-04-11.
  11. ^ Fawad Maqsood (7 February 2019). "Power shutdown notice". Business Recorder (newspaper). Retrieved 9 December 2021.
  12. ^ Faisalabad new towns face hiccups Dawn (newspaper), Published 14 November 2005, Retrieved 9 December 2021
  13. ^ Statistics, State Bank of Pakistan Department of (December 2011). Statistics on Scheduled Banks in Pakistan. State Bank of Pakistan, Statistics Department.
  14. ^ Mohammad Saleem (8 October 2013). "Nawaz League loses PP-72 by-election to PTI". Dawn (newspaper). Retrieved 9 December 2021.
  15. ^ Two groups clash in Faisalabad; one killed (in Manawala neighborhood) Samaa TV News website, Published 16 August 2011, Retrieved 7 December 2021
  16. ^ Faisalabad faces electricity breakdowns (including Mansoorabad) Dawn (newspaper), Published 28 April 2006, Retrieved 9 December 2021
  17. ^ Correspondent, The Newspaper's (2022-04-11). "As MPA jumps ship, elder brother supports PTI". DAWN.COM. Retrieved 2022-04-13.
  18. ^ "Five illegal housing colonies sealed". www.thenews.com.pk. Retrieved 2022-04-13.
  19. ^ Two recovered from illegal custody of police Dawn (newspaper), Published 5 December 2003, Retrieved 18 April 2021
  20. ^ "The Best Planned Localities of Pakistan: 8 bazaars of Faisalabad: - ALL THINGS PAKISTAN". 15 April 2008.
  21. ^ "Clock Tower of Faisalabad, Pakistan". Archived from the original on 2015-10-08. Retrieved 2016-01-20.
  22. ^ Faisalabad - Shrines / Tombs
  23. ^ "Sikh Gurdwaras in Punjab Province of Pakistan". Archived from the original on 2017-02-02. Retrieved 2016-01-21.
  24. ^ "LG Faisalabad | Welcome..." da.faisalabad.gov.pk. Retrieved 2018-09-23.