Wednesday, July 6, 2011

Services Club Multan or MGM in Multan Cantt

Introduction
Services Club Multan or MGM (Multan Garrison Mess) is a masterpiece of architect and example of its own. This building consisting of 13 domes of different sizes was constructed in 1880 constructed by the clay (Gachee Mitti) of Chenab River.  The international passengers travelling through airplanes also get interested into this moon of 13 domes dazzling in the dark.
English resident allotted 7.63 acres to Nawab Bahawalpur, where MGM is situated now. According to the stories told by elders Nawab Bahawalpur who was of Turk accent, constructed a building on this place on Turkish architecture by making clay bricks from Chenab river

Interesting Notes
This is also a truth that except few buildings of Turkey whose walls consists of 9 or 11 domes there is no other building having so many numbers of domes of different sizes but geometrically same.
English has been using this building as a club, they had constructed a big floor of wood in the hall for dance.


Title Photo

Services Club Multan or MGM in Multan Cantt



Location Map
Located in Multan Cantt on Club Road infront of Cantt Garden which comes from Sher Shah Road. It is occupied by Pakistan army and civilians are prohibited. However a civilian can buy its membership on very high cost or enter on occasions.


Few Photos


World Heritage: Services Club Multan or MGM in Multan Cantt

Colonial Times: Services Club Multan or MGM in Multan Cantt

Services Club Multan or Multan Garrison Mess MGM in Multan Cantt

Services Club Multan or MGM in Multan Cantt

Architecture of 1880: Services Club Multan or MGM in Multan Cantt



    













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