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The above table shows that:-
Despite over 133 percent increase in foreign tourists to
historical places, the overall visitor number decreased by 11
percent attributable mainly to fall in number of domestic
visitors to these places.
Domestic
visitors
came down from a level of 2.124 million in
the year 2003 to 1.882 million in 2004, showing a decline of
11.4 percent. Long term trends indicate that domestic visitors
have decreased in years 1995 to 1997, 2001, 2002 and 2004
with the exception of 1998, 1999, 2000 and 2003 (see table
No.5 Statistical Appendix).
2.3
Visitor Analysis to Historical Places:

Visitors to historical places are exhibited in the following table:-

Table No. 7 : Visitors to Historical Places 2003 Vs 2004
(In Million)
Historical Place/Year
2003
2004
Percentage
Share
Percentage
Change Over
2003
Lahore Fort,
Lahore
1.270 1.205
63.5
(-)
5.1
Shalamar Garden, Lahore
0.697 0.535
28.2
(-)
23.2
Jahangir's Tomb, Lahore
0.098 0.100
5.3
2.0
Hiran Minar, Sheikhupura
0.053 0.041
2.2
(-)
22.6
Baltit Fort, Hunza
Northern Areas
0.012 0.015
0.8
25.0
Total
2.130 1.896
100.0
(-)
11.0
Source:
Department of Archaeology, Government of Pakistan, and Planning and
Development Department, Northern Areas Administration.

It would be observed from the above Table that:-
The Lahore Fort remained most popular among the visitors to the historical
places in 2004 and attracted 1.205 million visitors that is 63.5 percent of
visitors to all historical places, followed by Shalamar Garden 0.535 million or
28.2 percent. The magnificent tomb of King Jahangir shared 0.100 million or
5.3 percent and Hiran Minar attracted 0.041 million or 2.2 percent. While
historical places Baltit Fort, Hunza, Northern Areas attracted 0.015 million or
0.8 percent of total visitors only.


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