Noor Mahal Bahawalpur | Full Documentary | History in Urdu | Voice for pakistan 2023
The Noor Mahal is a Pakistan Army-owned palace in Bahawalpur, Punjab, Pakistan. It was built in 1872 like an Italian chateau on neoclassical lines, at a time when modernism had set in. It belonged to the Nawabs of Bahawalpur princely state, during British Raj. Noor Mahal Bahawalpur Detail history in urdu. Noor Mahal Light Show. There are various stories regarding its construction. According to one legend, Nawab Adnan Abbasi IV had the palace made for his wife; however, she was only there for one night, as she happened to see the adjoining graveyard from her balcony, and refused to spend another night there, and so it remained unused during his reign. Noor Mehal is one of the hidden gems of Bahawalpur, due to the lack of publicity. The palace is open to public. It is currently in the possession of the Pakistan Army and is used as a state guest house for holding state durbars and meetings with foreign delegations. when Bahawalpur State was merged into Pakistan, the building was taken over by the Auqaf department. The palace was leased to the army in 1971. The building was declared a protected in September 2001 by the Government of Pakistan’s Department of Archeology, and it is now open for general visitors, students trips and other interested persons. There are other palaces in Bahawalpur like Darbar Mahal and Gulzar Mahal that are worth visiting. Hope to make a vlog on other palaces soon.