Facts about Gujrat - PlaceMe Pakistani Cities Guide


Gujrat is situated in the Gujrat District of Punjab Province in Pakistan, a city positioned on the bank of the Chenab River. The city is the capital of the Gujrat District, which is recorded to have been founded around 460 BC by Raja Bachhan Pal Gurjar. Gujrat has a beautiful wealth of history tourists can learn about in the city. The old city is nestled between the famous rivers, Chenab River and Jhelum River which aids agriculture in Gujrat.

Things to see

The people of Gujrat are known to produce quality pottery. They produce ceramic goods, flower pots, hukkas and artistic handicrafts. Tourists can take a tour, sightseeing the beautiful potteries made in the city. Gujrat is a manufacturing center for electric fans and shoes. Good furniture is also made in the city.

There are a number of educational institutions in Gujrat such as the University of Gujrat, University of Lahore Chenab Campus and Institute of Modern Practical Arts & Communicational Technologies. Tourists can visit the Zahoor Ellahi Cricket Stadium. For shopping, you can go to the Pace Shopping Mall.

Places to stay

Hotel One Gujrat is a 3.5 star hotel in Gujrat and it is situated close to a shopping mall. Gujrat hotels are decent and equipped to cater for the needs of their guests.

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