Photos of Faisalabad

Faisalabad Pictures: The Faisalabad Clock Tower (Ghanta Ghar) - Photos of Faisalabad

Photos of Faisalabad.

Brief History: Faisalabad (formerly called Lyallpur) is a major industrial city of Pakistan. It was established in 1880 by Capt Poham Young and Sir James Broadwood Lyall and the new town was named Lyallpur after surname of Sir James B. Lyall. Faisalabad is also called “The Manchester of Asia” because of to its textile industry. Faisalabad has a strong industrial base including textiles, jewelry, and pharmaceuticals. The textile industry of Faisalabad has a major share of the textile export market of Pakistan. The famous University of Agriculture is also located in Faisalabad.
Faisalabad is a well planned city. Its design was based on the Union Jack, the flag of Great Britain, with eight bazaars originating from a large Clock Tower in the centre. If looked from the air even today, these bazaars depict the stripes of Union Jack.
In 1977, the name of the city and the District was changed to “Faisalabad” (City of Faisal), in honour of the late King Faisal of Saudi Arabia. In 1985, the district was upgraded to a division.
Faisalabad has the honour that Quaid-e-Azam Mohammad Ali Jinnah visited the city in 1943 and addressed a huge gathering of over 2 million people at Dhobi Ghat Ground.
Official Website of City District Government Faisalabad: http://faisalabad.gov.pk/

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Faisalabad M3 Motorway Interchange 

Faisalabad Pictures: Faisalabad M3 Motorway Interchange - Photos of Faisalabad

The Faisalabad Clock Tower (Ghanta Ghar). Faisalabad is a well planned city. Its design was based on the Union Jack, the flag of Great Britain, with eight bazaars originating from a large Clock Tower in the centre. If looked from the air even today, these bazaars depict the stripes of Union Jack. The Clock Tower was inaugurated in 1905.

Faisalabad Pictures: The Faisalabad Clock Tower (Ghanta Ghar) - Photos of Faisalabad

Plaque at the Faisalabad Clock Tower

Faisalabad Pics: Plaque at the Faisalabad Clock Tower - Images & Photos of Faisalabad

The Gumti (Water Fountain), Faisalabad. The Gumti (Water Fountain) is a monument in Faisalabad which was built during the early twentieth century and was a general meeting place of the city folk for local town meetings. Today the structure still exists and has been turned into a roundabout for traffic with the water fountain still working at the centre.

Pics of Faisalabad : The Gumti (Water Fountain), Faisalabad - Photos of Faisalabad

Jinnah Hall, Faisalabad

Pictures of Faisalabad : Jinnah Hall, Faisalabad - Images and Photos of Faisalabad

Railway Station,Faisalabad

Pictures of Faisalabad - Faisalabad Railway Station - Images &Photos of Faisalabad

Faisalabad International Airport

Faisalabad Pictures: Faisalabad International Airport - Photos of Faisalabad

Daewoo Bus Terminal, Faisalabad

Faisalabad Pictures: Daewoo Bus Terminal, Faisalabad - Photos of Faisalabad

Iqbal Stadium, FaisalabadIqbal Stadium is a cricket ground which has a seating capacity of 18,000. The first test match in this venue was played between Pakistan and India on 16-21 October 1978.

Faisalabad Pictures: Iqbal Stadium, Faisalabad - Photos of Faisalabad

The Chenab Club, FaisalabadChenab Club was established the first decade of the 20th century for the entertainment of the British officers serving in Lyallpur.

Faisalabad Pictures:The Chenab Club, Faisalabad - Photos of Faisalabad

Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan Auditorium, Faisalabad

Faisalabad Pictures: Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan Auditorium, Faisalabad - Photos of Faisalabad

Civic Centre, Faisalabad. Photo by Tahir Iqbal.

Faisalabad Pictures: Civic Centre, Faisalabad - Photos of Faisalabad

Gatwala Wildlife Park, Faisalabad. Photo by Tahir Iqbal.

Faisalabad Pictures: Gatwala Wildlife Park, Faisalabad - Photos of Faisalabad

Pahari Ground, Peoples Colony, Faisalabad

Faisalabad Pics: Pahari Ground, Peoples Colony, Faisalabad - Photos of Faisalabad

Dry Port Trust Building, Faisalabad

Faisalabad Pictures: Dry Port Trust Building, Faisalabad - Photos of Faisalabad

Sarena Hotel, Faisalabad

Faisalabad Pictures: Sarena Hotel, Faisalabad - Photos of Faisalabad

McDonald’s at Faisalabad 

*ics of Faisalabad : McDonald's at Faisalabad - Images and Photos of Faisalabad

Silver Spoon Restaurant, Faisalabad

Faisalabad Pictures: Silver Spoon Restaurant, Faisalabad - Photos of Faisalabad

University of Agriculture, Faisalabad. The University of Agriculture, Faisalabad has an old history. The Punjab Agricultural College and Research Institute, Lyallpur, was established in 1906 for higher agricultural education for the Punjab Province. It was upgraded and given the status of a university in 1961. The university is spread over a vast area of 1,950 acres. In 2011, the university completed 50 years of distinction in the sphere of agriculture and research. A “Golden Jubilee Ceremony” was held to commemorate this auspicious occasion.

Faisalabad University, Faisalabad

Faisalabad Pictures: Faisalabad University, Faisalabad - Photos of Faisalabad

Punjab Medical College, Faisalabad

Faisalabad Pictures: Punjab Medical College, Faisalabad - Photos of Faisalabad

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Hamdard University Faisalabad CampusHamdard University closed their campus in Faisalabad about 4 years ago. Now Hotel Garvaish operates in that building.

Faisalabad Pictures: Hamdard University Faisalabad Campus - Photos of Faisalabad

Majestic building of Garvaish Hotel Faisalabad

Faisalabad Pictures: Majestic building of Garvaish Hotel Faisalabad - Photos of Faisalabad

Tech Town, Canal Road, Faisalabad

Faisalabad Pictures: Tech Town, Canal Road, Faisalabad - Photos of Faisalabad

FDA City, Faisalabad

Faisalabad Pictures: FDA City, Faisalabad - Photos of Faisalabad

Paradise Valley, Faisalabad

Faisalabad Pictures: Paradise Valley, Faisalabad - Photos of Faisalabad

Zainab Masjid, Faisalabad. Photo by Muzaffar Bukhari.

Faisalabad Pictures: Zainab Masjid, Faisalabad - Photos of Faisalabad

Photos of Faisalabad: Jamia Masjid Akbar, Faisalabad

Faisalabad Pictures: Jamia Masjid Akbar, Faisalabad - Photos of Faisalabad

Photos of Faisalabad: Technical High School Masjid, Faisalabad

Faisalabad Pictures: Technical High School Masjid, Faisalabad - Photos of Faisalabad

Photos of Faisalabad: Batala Colony Masjid, Faisalabad 

Faisalabad Pictures: Batala Colony Masjid (Mosque), Faisalabad - Photos of Faisalabad

Photos of Faisalabad: First Presbyterian Church, Railway Road, Faisalabad. Built in 1902.

Faisalabad Pictures: First Presbyterian Church, Faisalabad - Images and Photos of Faisalabad

Photos of Faisalabad: Cathedral of Saints Peter and Paul, Faisalabad. It is the main church of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Faisalabad. The cathedral was designed by an Italian architect and built in 1965 by the Italian Dominicans who were then running the diocese.

Faisalabad Pictures: Cathedral of Saints Peter and Paul, Faisalabad - Images and Photos of Faisalabad

Photos of Faisalabad: A Sikh Gurdawara at Faisalabad. This Gurdawara is located between Rail Bazaar and  Kutchery Bazaar. Photo by Tahir Iqbal.

Faisalabad Pictures: Sikh Gurdawara at Faisalabad - Photos of Faisalaba

Photos of Faisalabad: Under Construction School of Agriculture, Lyallpur 1900s 

Faisalabad Pictures - School of Agriculture, Lyallpur 1900s - Old Photos of Layallpur (now Faisalabad)

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  1. Asif Ali says:

    Where is Sikh Gurdwara in Faisalabad? Please send the name of the place.

  2. Muhammad Akram says:

    Very beautiful & nice collection of photos of Faisalabad city. I like Faisalabad.

  3. Muhammad Ahmad says:

    Manchaster of South Asia, the city of Faisalabad, PAkISTAN!!!

  4. Abdul Rehman says:

    I love my great Faisalabad.

  5. Farhana Ali says:

    I love my city.

  6. Tayyab Arif says:

    I like Faisalabad very much.

  7. Ch. Umair Ashfaq says:

    A lovely work done. Keep it up!!

  8. Mera shehar, Faisalabad!! I love it.

  9. A very nice collection of photos of Faisalabad.

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