Taxali Gate (Urdu: ٹيکسلی دروازه, Taxali Darwaza) was one of several historic gates of the Walled City of Lahore in Lahore, Pakistan. Also known as the Taxal, or royal mint, it was built from 1575 -1585 during the reign of the Mughals King Akbar. There is a shoe market located here known as Sheikhupurian Bazaar as well as a variety of special food - the most famous are Sri Pai of Fazal Din commonly known as Phajja. Among specialist Pakistani sweets stores are Taj Mahal and Shahabuddin Halwai. Heera Mandi, a defunct red light district also used to lie close by to this gate, where Mughal Emperors used to keep their royal consorts. Taxali Gate also serves as Union Council 30 (UC 30) in Tehsil Ravi of Lahore City District.
The gate no longer exists
|Location||Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan|
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