Before 1947, two of the most prominent countries in Asia — India and Pakistan, were a part of the same country. However, ever since both the countries parted ways, the relations between the two countries have had a sweet and sour relationship.
While the relations between the two countries are no longer the same, but there are still a few similar things in both the countries. Among many, there are many places in both the countries that look exactly the same.
Here, in this article, we bring you seven places in India and Pakistan that look exactly the same. Have a look:
1. Chandni Chowk, Delhi and Anarkali Bazar, Lahore:
Chandni Chowk, which is situated in Old Delhi is one of the oldest markets in the world. The market is always crowded with people. Pakistan’s Lahore also has an almost similar market – Anarkali Bazar, which is also always crowded with people.
2. Jama Masjid, Delhi and Badshahi Mosque, Lahore:
Jama Masjid is one of the most popular mosques in the world. It was built by Shah Jaha during the 17th century. During the same time period, the Mughal emperors also built a mosque in Lahore – Badshahi Mosque, which has three marble domes.
3. Chandra Taal, Himachahal Pradesh and Qurumbar Lake, Broghil Valley:
Chandra Taal, which is situated in the middle of the Himalayas, attracts a lot of tourists. A similar and stunning scenery, which is situated in the extreme north of Broghil. It is a beautiful valley in Chitral District of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa at the Qurumbar Lake.
4. Lansdowne, Uttarakhand and Lower Dir, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa:
A gorgeous contonment town in Uttarakhand – Lansdowne, which is named after Lord Lansdowne, looks very similar to a place in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.
5. Parvati Valley, Himachal Pradesh and Neelum Valley, Neelum:
Parvati Valley, which is located in Himachal Pradesh, is popular place called Kasol, which attracts a lot of tourists from all around the nation. On the other hand, Neelum Valley is located in the Neelum district of Azad Kashmir. The Neelum valley has a similar view as the Parvati Valley. However, the Kashmir Earthquakar of 2005 had a devastating impact on the valley.
6. Marine Drive, Mumbai and Sea View, Karachi:
Marine Drive is one of the most iconic places in Mumbai. The beautiful architectural work makes it one of the favorite spots in the city. Pakistan also has a beautiful spot like the Marine Drive, known as Sea View of Pakistan. It originates from Karachi and goes till Ormara.
7. Nurba Valley, Ladakh and Hunza Valley, Gilgit-Baltistan:
The Nurba Valley, which is located in Ladakh, is a truly magical place, where one can feel his reflections and barren mountains. The Nurba Valley is also a part of the tri-armed valley situated in Ladakh. On the other hand, Hunza Valley is situated at 2,438 meters in the extreme northern part of Pakistan.