Exploring Tourism in Pakistan
icon Worldwideicon
Places to Visit Details

Uch Sharif

Bahawalpur, Pakistan

Uch or Uch Sharif is 73 kilometres (45 mi) from Bahawalpur in Bahawalpur District, It Is Situated In Ahmadpur East South Punjab, Pakistan. Uch is an important historical city, having been founded by Alexander the Great. Formerly located at the confluence of the Indus and Chenab rivers, it is now 100 kilometres (62 mi) from that confluence, which has moved to Mithankot. It was an important centre in medieval India, as an early stronghold of the Delhi Sultanate in the 13th century during the Muslim conquest. Uch Sharif contains the tombs of Bibi Jawindi, Baha'al-Halim, Ustad Nuriya and Jalaluddin Bukhari, which are considered masterpieces of Islamic architecture and are on the UNESCO World Heritage Site tentative list.

Check out more Places to Visit