Javed Manzil Lahore

Location: 

Category: 
National Monument
Protected Under: 
Antiquities Act, 1975

History of Site/ Monument

Javed manzil is the last residence of Philosopher, Thinker, and Poet of the East Dr. Allama Muhammad Iqbal. After spending last three years (1935-38) of his life he lost his breath on 21st April 1938 in this house. Javed manzil was built on about 7 kanals of land, spending Rs.42025/- under the supervision of Allama Iqbal,s elder brother Sheikh Atta Muhammad. Keeping in view the significance of this house it was converted into historical house museum housing the relics and belongings of Allama Iqbal.

Javed Manzil is a late period colonial building, devoid of any significant decorative features and architectural elements. Most prominent is portico visible from the present front on the main road.