It is justly obvious that Bahria Town has changed the way of living and transformed the lifestyle in Pakistan by providing state of the art and world-class facilities. It has encompassed everything that give a complete eminence living. Certainly, strong security system, load-shedding free community and recreational facilities, are the most noticeable and appealing features of Bahria Town. Without any incertitude, these things have attracted so many people to live and become the part of this idiosyncratic housing scheme. Well, previously, I have written about the 8 Mosques of Bahria Town. Here are the Replicas & monuments in Bahria Town along with some basic details and pictures.
Other than all exclusive and standardize amenities, one of the most recognisable feature of the Bahria Town is the replicas of well-known places of different regions. Doubtlessly, these replicas and monuments are not just proud identity for the residents but it has been megnatizing many visitors everyday. These replicas and monuments can be found in each project of Bahria Town from Rawalpindi to Karachi. All of them will give you the glimpse of original ones and each replica is on the top of the list of most visited places of Bahria Town.
1. Eiffel Tower Sector E:
Eiffel Tower in Bahria Town is the most recognisable monument of Lahore and a mark in, it was opened for general public about two years ago in 2015 on new year’s night. There are 30 replicas of Eiffel tower around the world, and almost everyone knows about the fact that Eiffel Tower of Bahria Town Lahore is the third largest copy after Paris and China. The first and the original one of Paris has the height of 300 meters and the height of China’s Eiffel tower is 100 meters. Eiffel Tower of Bahria Town Lahore is 100 feet taller than Minar-e-Pakistan, with the height of 80 meters. It is surrounded by spacious park and symmetric tracks. On four sides of Eiffel Tower fountains have placed, though I haven’t seen them active yet. In night, it looks breathtaking and give you more mesmerising views.
Restaurants & Three Floors Of Eiffel Tower:
Eiffel Tower Bahria Town Lahore consist of three floors. The top floor of the tower is only dedicated for ‘Viewing Deck’ giving you the perfect experience of breathtaking views. The other two floors were used for fine dining, one was for restaurant and other was for coffee place.
Ticket price of the third floor is Rs 300/-. Previously, Rs 100/- was charged just to move up on first and second floor.
L’Eiffel Bistro & Cafe Is Closed:
L’Eiffel Bistro & Cafe, was located on Eiffel Tower but its been more than 6 months this restaurant has closed now. Bahria Town itself banned this restaurant, before that, fine was also imposed on them due to uncleanliness and hygienic issues. But, it is anticipated that, soon after one or two months another restaurant will open at Eiffel Tower. Still, it has three eatout places adjacent to parking area and two are located opposite to the Tower.
- Shawarma Point/Tuck Shop.
- O My Buns & Tutti Fruitti.
- L ‘Eiffel Food Truck.
- Fresh Fruilty Juice.
You can visit Eiffel Tower any time, but timing of lift is 11:00 am to 11:00 pm. On Saturday, 4:00 pm to till closing time, it is for only families. The above mentioned restaurants are also open in afternoon and close till 12:00 am.
A large number of visitors came to Eiffel Tower from all sides of the city. For their convenience, Bahria Town has placed rest rooms for the visitors on one side of the Tower separatly. The manangement of these rest rooms isn’t in hands of Bahria Town, it is managed by a private contractor, they are charging some little amount on usage.
New Year Fireworks At Eiffel Tower:
In previous two years Bahria Town has arranged fireworks on new year night. Hundreds of people had gathered to witness the Eiffel Tower’s Fireworks. To continue this tradition, Bahria Town have also planned to arrange fireworks on 31st December this year. The event will be held in three cities, Lahore, Rawalpindi and Karachi Bahria Town. It will start on 8:30 pm and will end on 1:300 am. Only families are allowed and there is no liability to have a ticket or pass. Entry is free of cost for this fireworks event.
2. Trafalgar Square Sector B:
Original Trafalgar Square is located at charing cross road, Westminster Central London. It was built in 18th centuary, to pay tribute for the Battle of Trafalgar. It is also well-known for public gatherings and annual celebrations.
Well, In Bahria Town the reminiscent of Trafalgar Square London, is located at Sector B, safari villas and it is one of the must visit places of Bahria Town. Trafalgar Square connected with Safari villas through a walkway. Most of the visitors does not know about the Trafalgar Sqaure other than Eiffel Tower and Grand Jamya Mosque. That is why, it seems less crowded. It is evident that this beautifully constructed Trafalgar Square make Safari Villas more attractive and become the identity of it.
Trafalgar Square In Karachi:
The gigantic and outspread masterpiece Trafalagar Sqaure has been built in Karachi’s Bahria Town. Its been more than a year Trafalgar Square has opened for general public and already turn out to be one of the most visited place in Karachi.
3. Pyramids, Ahram-e-Misar:
Pyramids in Bahria Town, is of its own kind and straightforwardly a class over the rest. The concept is based on the civilization of eminent and ancient Egyptian. The whole architectural views of ‘Meadows’ throw back to the orginal Ahram-e-Misar of Egypt.
- The spacious parks has built on both Egyptian and Cambodia themes.
- In whole enclave structures of Sphinx and Cats in each street have placed.
- The themetic historic calligraphic and carving on walls make it more mesmerising and looked manifestly isolated.
4. Faysal Mosque, Quid House & Mazar-e-Quid:
The three above replicas are placed on canal road near to the main entrance of Bahria Town. Though, these replicas have no comparison with the ones mentioned above. But, whenever I pass through to canal road I have noticed that many visitors stop there to take pictures with these replicas. Each replica has the arresting recognition in Bahria Town for many visitors. Because, whenever any visitor came to Bahria Town for any specific place, ulitmately these replicas of some of the great monuments can be seen and surely catch the attention of almost everyone.
All of the monuments and replicas have proved its identity and significance in Lahore and Rawalpindi projects. But Karachi Bahria Town seems to be lead in future. Because, as I mentioned earlier, Trafalgar Square has already opened in Karachi. Furthermore, Karachi Bahria Town also have Statue of Liberty and Taj Mahal replicas.