Top-10 Photos of Pakistan - selected by Wiki Loves Monuments

This year Wikimedia Foundation that runs Wikipedia supported 'Wiki Loves Monuments' in Pakistan for the first time. 'Wiki Loves Monuments' is officially the biggest photography competition in the world according to the Guinness World Records.

Globally, the 2014 version of the contests saw more than 8,750 contestants in 41 countries across the globe, who submitted more than 308,000 photographs throughout the month of September.

Wiki Loves Monuments Pakistan 2014 was a the successful contest, with more than 12,000 submissions by more than 700 people from across Pakistan, all under a free license, which means they can now be re-used by anyone for any purpose, (even commercially), as long as the re-use attributes the photographer.

Following are Top-10 photos selected by Pakistani Jury from 12,000 photos, to be presented for the international contest.
Four (04) photos are of monuments in Lahore, Two (02) of Islamabad and Bahawalpur each, One (01) of Thatta and Uch Sharif each.
There are 03 photos of Mosques, 03 of Tombs, 02 of Forts, One of a Palace and One of a National Monument.
Shagufta Karim is the only female photographer whose photo is selected. While two photos of a photographer, Muhammad Ashar, were selected.

Enjoy these exciting glimpses of Pakistani culture, tradition, history and architectural beauty.
Wazir Khan Mosque in Lahore - Photographed by Shagufta Karim

Derawar Fort in Bahawalpur - Photographed by Ali Mir

Faisal Mosque in Islamabad - Photographed by Ali Mujtaba

Lahore Fort in Lahore - Photographed by Rohaan Bhatti

Pakistan Monument in Islamabad - Photographed by Abdul Baqi

Tomb of Bibi Jawindi in Uch Sharif - Photographed by Shah Zaman Baloch

Tomb of Jahangir in Lahore - Photographed by Sohaib Tahir

Shah Jahan Mosque in Thatta - Photographed by Ovais Waraich

Noor Mahal in Bahawalpur - Photographed by Muhammad Ashar

Tomb of Dai Anga in Lahore - Photographed by Muhammad Ashar


  1. Faisal Mosque is the quite great photo. i think the topper in the list.

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