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LAHORE, Dec 15: The Walled City of Lahore Authority officially launched on Sunday its guided tours inside the Walled City after it trained over 20 tourist guides in its first Tourist Guide Course held in June this year.

According to officials, the WCLA conducted a guided tour for “Amateur Gardeners Club” (AGC). Almost 180 members of the club participated in the tour which started from Delhi Gate.

The tourists were taken through the narrow streets, recently restored by the WCLA, including Sabeelwali Gali, Gali Surjan Singh, Mohammadi Mohallah, Phoolonwali Gali, Gali Mian Sultan, Koocha Gubarchiyan, Gali Mian Sultan, Quraishiwali Gali, Katra Jawala Singh and Katra Neemwala. The tourists were taken to Masjid Wazir Khan and Delhi Gate.

Activities of interest were also made available on the site so that the tourists could get familiar with the culture of Walled City. Stalls of cultural and traditional items were put up in Sabeelwali Gali for the tourists. Colorful dhamal and monkey show fascinated the tourists.

Officials said the WCLA would regularly conduct these tours in order to attract domestic tourists to the rich city within a city. “The restoration work on Shahi Guzargah is near completion and a patch from Delhi Gate to Masjid Wazir Khan has been opened up for public,” an official said.