Pakistan has many shrines, sights, sounds and symbols that have siginificance to Pakistani nationalists. These include the Shrines of Political leaders of pre-indepdence and post-independence Pakistan
, Shrines of Religious leaders and Saints
, The Shrines of Imperial leaders of various Islamic Empires
and Dynasties, as well as national symbols and sounds of Pakistan
. Some of these shrines, sights and symbols have become a places of Pilgrimage
for Pakistani ultra-nationalism
and militarism, as well as for obviously religious purposes.
Mausoleums and Shrines of Political leaders
Below is a list of Shrines and mausoleums of political leaders and activists that were involved in politics of pre-independence and post-independence Pakistan. Some may consider these leaders religious, others may consider them strictly political leaders. This is list ordered by year of death and is in no way limited to:
Mausoleums and Shrines of Religious leaders
Below is a list of a few Shrines and mausoleums of Muslim Religious leaders and Saints that were involved in Religion of pre-independence and post-independence Pakistan. This is in no way limited to:
- The Shrine of Syed Abul Hassan Bin Usman Bin Ali Al-Hajweri at the Data Durbar Complex in Lahore, Pakistan.
- The Shrine of Abdullah Shah Ghazi (Patron Saint of Karachi) in Karachi, Pakistan.
- The Shrine of Hazrat Sayyedna Riaz Ahmed Gohar Shahi Muddazullahul Aali in Kotri Sharif, Sindh, Pakistan.
- The Shrine of Bibi Pak Daman (Shrine of the 'Six Holy Ladies') in Lahore, Pakistan.
- Shrine of Hazrat Mir Jani Shah Sarkar in Peshawar, NWFP, Pakistan
- Shrine of Hazrat Shah Qabool Aulia in Peshawar, NWFP, Pakistan
- The Shrine of Hazrat Khwaja Muhammad Shams-ud-Din(Shams-ul-Aarfeen) Sialvi Sial Sharif
- The holy shrine of Syed Jamat ali shah lasani and syed pir Ali Hussain shah naqsh_e_lasani,Pir Hafiz Syed Abid Hussain shah Naqsha-e-Naqsh-e-Lasani, Alipur Syedan Sharif, Narowal
- The holy shrine of Hazarat pir syed Jamat Ali Shah(Ameer-e-millat)in Ali Pur Sharief Sialkot
- The Holy Shrine of Hazarat Pir Syed Faiz-ul Hassan Shah in Allomahar shrief in sialkot on sialkot gujranwala road.Pir Syed Faiz ul Hasan a famous religious scholar and speaker of islam known as Khatib ul Islam .Here are also sherines of islamic piouses Pir Syed Muhammad Channan Shah Nuri,Pir Syed Amin Shah,Syed Muhammad Hussain Shah and syed Khalid Hasan Shah.
- Hz Imam Ali ul Haq, Sialkot
- The Shrine of Pir Meher Ali Shah at Golra Sharif in Islamabad, Pakistan.
- The shrine of Hazrat Pir Aftab Ahmed Qasmi and Hazrat Pir Zahid Khan at Mohra sharif Murree Rawalpindi Punjab Pakistan
- The Shrine of Pir Muhammad Qasim and Pir Nazir Ahmad at Mohra Sharif near Murree, Pakistan.
- The Shrine of Shah Jamal in Lahore, Pakistan.
- The Shrine of Daud Bandagi Kirmani in Shergarh, District Okara, Punjab, Pakistan.
- Abdullah Shah Ghazi Mazar (mausoleum of Karachi's sufi saint), Karachi
- The Shrine of Hazrat Shah Yusuf Gardez in Multan.
- The Shrine of Ghouse_e_Yegana Hazarat Pir syed Naseeb Ali Shah,Challay Sharief Gujrat
- The Shrine of Pir Syed Walait Ali Shah,Gujrat
- The Shrine of Hazrat Khawja Pir Muhammad Karam Hussain Alqadri Mangani Sharif Jhang, Pakistan
- The mausoleum of Shams-ud-Din, commonly known as Shah Shams Tabrez is located about half a mile to the east of the Fort Site, on the high bank of the old bed of the river Ravi, at Multan.
- The Shrine of ‘Lal Shahbaz Qalandar’, Syed Muhammad Usman, at Sehwan Sharif, near Larkana.
- The Shrine of Shah Abdul Latif Bhitai, Village Bhit Shah, Hala, near Hyderabad.
- The Shrine of Abdul Wahab Faruqi (Sachal Sarmast), Darza, Khairpur.
- The Shrine of Hazrat Jalaluddin Bukhari (Makhdoom Jahanian Jahangasht), Uch Sharif, Punjab.
- The Shrine of Shah Abdul Latif Kazmi (Barri Shah Latif), Islamabad.
- The Shrine of Shah Hussain (and Madho Lal), Lahore.
- The Shrine of Lahoot Sharif (Lahoot-i-Lamakan), Lasbela, Balouchistan.
- The Shrine of Shah Syed Ali,village shah syed ali,Hyderabad Thal near Tehsil Mankera,on Bhakkar Road,Punjab.
Mausoleums and Shrines of War Dead
- The Rawalpindi race-course shrine, commemorates Pakistan's war dead. The hundreds of thousands who died for Pakistan in the conflicts accompanying the war of independence, the partition of India and similar domestic conflicts, Pakistani Annexation of Kalat 1947-48, the First Indo-Pakistan War in 1948, the second Indo-Pakistan War 1965, the Third Indo-Pakistan war in 1971, The first Afghan-Pakistan war over Pakhtunistan in 1955-1957, the second Afghan-Pakistan over Pakhtunistan in 1961-1963, The Balochistan Insurgency 1973-77, The Soviet Invasion of Afghanistan 1979-1988, and other smaller conflicts such as Siachen and Kargil conflict, as well as the war on terrorism are enshrined at Rawalpindi in form of written records, which note name, origin and date and place of death of everyone enshrined.