Jhang

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The shrine of Sultan Bahoo is a popular sight, close to downtown Jhang

Jhang (Urdu: جهنگ‎, Punjabi: جھنگ) is a city in Punjab (Pakistan), Pakistan. It is located on the east side of the river Chenab and has well over 390.000 inhabitants.

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Jhang is located about 210 km from Lahore, about 100km from Chiniot, 70 km from Faisalabad and some 35 km from Gojra. This large city is well connected by road. From Chiniot or Faisalabad, Jhang Faisalabad Road is the way to come.

Jhang is connected to many major cities by rail. The 19th century railway station is one of the oldest in Pakistan.

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  • The shrine (Darbar) of famous Sultan Bahoo, in the Garh Maharaja neighbourhood, is probably the city's prime attraction. This 17th century Muslim Sufi is considered a saint.
  • Heer Ranjha's Grave is a popular shrine and landmark too, especially among couples. It's the mausoleum of the beautiful girl Heer and her lover Ranjha, the two key figures from one of the four popular tragic romances of the Punjab.
  • Astana Alia Darbar Mehboob Alam (also known as shah jewna)
  • Darbar Sufi Saint Hazrat Sheikh Ali

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