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Punjab : Chakwal
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Chakwal' is a city in Punjab, Pakistan.


Chakwal city has been bestowed by rich culture, history, art and extravagant environment. Once been known as a picnic spot for the Mughal dynasty and the British Lords also holds the record for producing fine men like Colonel Muhammad Khan, Tabish Kamal, India's prime minister Manmohan Sing and many other well reputed people. The common language of the people of Chakwal is Punjabi. Punjabi of Chakwal is a mixture of Pothohari, Saraiki and Hindi. Since people with different culture fused together, the languages also embraced each other. Chakwal is mainly an agriculture area. Currently Chakwal is famous for production of international standard oranges, wheat, barley, sugarcane, and many other fruits and vegetables. Many international cement companies have planted their factories around the city whose success versace environmental issues are debatable.

Get in[edit]

There are three ways to enter main city:

  1. By motorway through Kallarkahar exit, crossing bhaun and entering Chakwal in about 25 minutes.
  2. By Motorway through Chakwal exit, Balkasar interchange crossing Thoa Bahadur and exntering city in about 30 minutes.
  3. By GT road taking Mandra exit before Rawat and following chakwal road in about 35 minutes.

Get around[edit]

Chakwal is a small city so transport is mostly the Qinqi Rickshaws. They work as both local and special transport.


  • Kallar Kahar Resting in the mountains of the salt range the valley of Kallar Kahar withholds beautiful environment, Dazzling sceneries, Wonderful historic and prehistoric spots and Museums. Kallar Kahar also has Pakistan's first fossil museum but the mainstay of tourist attraction is the Kallar Kahar lake that lies in the heart of the valley. Other attraction spots are Bagh e sufa, Takht e Babri, the famous shrines and other gardens and mountain ranges.
  • Katas Raj The castle of Katas Raj and the pond of tears is a very sacred place for Hindu and Sikh community. On top of the castle is World's tallest temple of Shiva and there are 8 Hindu temples and many Sikh temples surrounding the castle.
  • Dams The small dams around the city have become picnic spots for their beauty. Some of the famous dams are:
    • Dhok Taalian dam
    • Kot Raja dam
    • Khokhar zer dam
    • Dharabi dam


Main Market of Chakwal is Chappar Bazar in the center of the city. You can buy all sort of food, clothing, accessories and electronics and reasonable price.


  • Food valley park near Talagang
  • Bar B Q tonight talagang road
  • Emporium's Shawarma talagang road
  • Pizza time Bhaun road
  • Unique broast house Bypass road
  • Pizza Hot talagang road
  • Pizza planet Bhaun road
  • Rahat Bakery Bhaun chok
  • Pak Continental talagang road
  • Al Mecca talagang road
  • LFC Jehlam road


  • Pehalwan Juice house Chappar Bazar


  • Mecca Hotel talagang road
  • Azeem International hotel Bhaun chok
  • Pak Continental talagang road


Get out[edit]

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