The enormous square room adorned with cusped-arch niches and deep-set doorways with its magnificent proportions provides dining experience fit for a king.
The Great Lawn
Stretching from north to south. The lawn turf is a legacy of the British.
Sullivan’s West Wing
Re-live the History
The Governor's House has evolved over the years in terms of architect due to altered political scenarios, differnet events and requirements. During the British Raj it was the residence for the British lieutenant-Governor of the province and since independence of Pakistan in 1947 it was formally designated for the use of the province's governors.
Governor House is the most impressive and remarkable building having various styles of architecture. Different portions were added to the house from time to time which goes back to many generations, reflecting the legacy of early periods. There are pieces of furniture of olden days are still in use.
The residence is a mansion built among a large expanse of surrounding lawns and gardens. The sprawling lawns and gardens consists of noteworthy trees and they are beautified with copious number of flower pots. A great attention is being paid for the maintenance of the lush green expansion.
Host Your Function in different style - Private sector companies or profitable organizations can now host their corporate functions, charity dinners, fund raising events, exhibitions in the grounds/lawns of Governor House. PKR 1,000,000 per day will be charged for corporate events whereas 500,000/per day will be charged for charitable organization. Booking can be made for six days a week between 10 am till 10 pm. Entry will be granted after approval.
Make your event a memorable one – Now companies and individuals can book Durbar Hall for the activities for philanthropic events. Bookings can be made for six days a week between 10am till 10pm. PKR 500,000/per event will be charged. Entry will be granted after approval.
Book your commercial video shoot at the Lake of Governor House for PKR 5,000,000 per day. Booking can be made for seven days a week between 10 am till 6 pm. Entry will be granted after approval and confirmation of the payment.
Book your photoshoot at the Lake of Governor House for PKR 1,000,000 per day for duration of six hours. Booking can be made for seven days a week between 10 am till 6 pm. Entry will be granted after approval and confirmation of the payment.
Make your special day more special - book your wedding shoot at the Lake of Governor House for PKR 50,000/day per couple for duration of two hours. Booking can be made for seven days a week between 10 am till 6 pm. Entry will be granted after approval and confirmation of the payment.
Open for families, school trips and inter-provisional tours from on Saturdays and Sundays during 10 am till 4 pm where they can explore the grounds, parklands and mini zoo. Entry will be allowed from the gate towards Alhamra Hall on Kashmir Road.
The Governor House is the epitome of Pristine, Prestige and Luxury. A blend of colonial architecture and Mughal era it has a unique appeal representing the two historical periods. To enjoy its extravagant beauty a Bus Cafe is being launched offering both high-end and low end courses catering to the taste of all classes. From classic English tea served with scones, jam and clotted cream representing the British era to burgers, sandwiches and fries portraying modern day times, the cafes serves all kind of variety while enjoying the view coming from the large windows of the bus surrounded by the greenery Lahore in general and the Governor house in particular is famous for. Whether you intend to read a classic like Charles Dickens sipping some tea or to enjoy a coffee on a sunny day with cold wind blowing amidst the lush green lawns of Governor House both makes for an evening well spent.
Exploring the Governor House is not complete without sending you back with a unique Souvenir. The newly opened “Pakistan Handicrafts Shop” managed by Punjab Small Industries Corporation situated close to the lake in Governor House is an exotic souvenir shop showcasing the Pakistani culture and traditional art in its entirety. The shop displays a diverse range of products from famous truck art to miniature rickshaws, Mughal inspired blue pottery, Hand embroidered home textiles, intricately carved metal jewellery boxes & lamps, ornate souvenir plates & card holders. For the first time in its history visitors can also purchase exclusively designed Pens, coat pins, key chains and post cards embedded with historical images and the official logo of Governor House at an affordable price. The souvenir Shop is a one stop shop for all handcrafted products of Pakistan which will remind you of the glorious crafts & culture of Pakistan and your treasurable time spent at the Governor house.