“PLACE FOR TASTE LOVERS”
Lahore is an important city of Pakistan. The city is the capital of Punjab province. There are number of factors and reasons which make the city famous all over the world. It is a historic city and has a rich cultural importance as well. Among the other so many attractions of the city there is a unique attraction of Food Street.
If you are a food lover and want to enjoy different kinds of food then you have no best place other than the Food Street of Lahore in Pakistan. Food Street is located in Gawalmandi which is a famous cultural centre in Lahore. A marvelous place surrounded by the historic places like Landa Bazar, Mayo Hospital and Baansan wala Bazar and also has a history of its own.
The buildings around the Gawalmandi Food Street are centuries old and present the beautiful view of Kashmiri-Persian architecture. Undoubtedly Food Street in Lahore is a centre of traditional Pakistani food. The different about the food street is that it remains open for 24 hours and 7 days of the week except in the month of Ramadan. In the day time traffic is allowed to pass through the street while in the night it is closed for traffic. Tables are arranged, chairs are settled around the tables, shops are opened and a variety of food is offered and served to the visitors. Although the city is famous for the good eating habits of the people and whole city offers a variety of food but food street has distinction in all and unparalleled in taste and environment.
Food Street has spread more colours to the coulourful life of Lahore. Visitors from all over Pakistan and even from abroad come to Food Street and enjoy the delicious desi food. The famous Desi dishes include Chicken Tikkah, Karahi Gosht, Fried Fish, Biryani, Chicken Channay etc. All the visitors who come to Lahore visit or try to visit the Food Street and have at least one time meal here. If you visit the place at night you will find the beautifully decorated buildings and a reflection of Asian culture. Buildings are very old but look beautiful when lights of different colours are thrown from different angels on them.
Shopping has attracted the people specially women. For shopping lovers, another attraction of the Gawalmandi area is Anarkali Bazar which is the one of the oldest surviving markets in South Asia. This market was established about 200 years back. It becomes easy to have a wonderful meal in Food Street after a tiring shopping.If you are in Lahore and you have not visited the Food Street then your visit is not justified.