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Pakistan has seen a huge number of years of human development, which is clear in the old Mughal period workmanship you can find in its exhibition halls and also a portion of the profoundly established customs of the rich Pakistani culture. Numerous guests might be astonished then by the calm yet present day city they find when they enter Islamabad, Pakistan's capital, which offers a one of a kind blend of old and current.
There is much for visitors to see and do in the city of Islamabad and its neighbor Rawalpindi, whether you are there for the history, the adventure, or the shopping.

Faisal Mosque

Faisal Mosque in Islamabad, Pakistan is the greatest mosque of South Asia and the 6th biggest mosque on the planet. It is considered as the National Mosque of Pakistan. Shah Faisal Mosque was remained the greatest mosque on the planet from 1986 to 1993 when assumed control in size by the culmination of the Hassan II Mosque in Casablanca, Morocco.
The primary yard of building presents an excellent beautiful perspective of Margla Hills. You are allowed to visit all zones of the building and take photos. A few confinements are for within primary petition corridor that is opened just at the seasons of supplications and photography is not permitted in it. This place is extremely serene. In spite of the fact that the mosque is not an outing place but rather still it is open for families, understudies, voyagers, designations and nonnatives to visit. There are no charges for anybody to enter however you can give gift for mosque on the off chance that you need.


Daman-e-Koh is in the beautiful hills outside of the city. It is incredible to visit in the late spring since it is over the heat of the city. There are additionally excellent gardens there that are run and kept up by the administration and are allowed to enter.

Rawal Lake

Rawal Lake is an exceptionally lovely lake situated in Islamabad Park Area. A dam was based on this lake across Korang River in 1962 called Rawal Dam. It has a capacity limit of 47,500 section of land feet and spreads 3.5 square miles. It is a perfect place for picnicking, angling and drifting. There is a terraced plant on the lake side. The most noteworthy point in the garden offers an extraordinary perspective of the lake, Margalla and Murree slopes.

Margalla Hills

The Margalla Hills are loaded with climbing trails that snake their way up ridgetops and down through forested valleys. Climbing Around Islamabad, accessible in significant bookshops, gives points of interest of climbs going from short strolls to three-day outings. It additionally gives a characteristic history foundation and helpful insights for planning. The strolls can be steep, and it's typically hot and dry so take a lot of water and don't walk alone.

Lok Virsa Museum

Lok Virsa Museum houses an entrancing cluster of conventional painstaking work including weaved outfits, old adornments and mind boggling woodcarvings - it is certainly justified regardless of a visit. The reference library has assets on history, craftsmanship, makes, customary music and ethnography. Books and other media of society and established music can be acquired at the bookshop. Photography inside the exhibition hall is denied.
For Lok Virsa Museum, you can keep strolling over the slope from Shakarparian post; or from Zero Point transport stop cross the street, bear right and enter the forested areas on a way where an approach street joins the Rawalpindi street (the continuation of eighth Ave), a 15-minute walk.

Pakistan Monument

Shakarparian is additionally the site of the great rosy darker rock Pakistan Monument, imagined to speak to Pakistan's differing society and national solidarity. Flanked by all around tended gardens and molded like a spreading out blossom, the four fundamental "petals" speak to the areas of Punjab, Sindh, Balochistan and the North-West Frontier Province (NWFP), with the three littler "petals" delineating different locales, including Kashmir.

Taxila Museum

The compensating Taxila Museum is shut the principal Monday of every month and closes mid (14:00) amid Ramazan (Ramadan). It houses a large portion of the huge finds from the Taxila site, especially from the Kushan time. These incorporate stunning Buddha figures with captivating Mediterranean confronts, sanctuary friezes, silver and bronze relics and old coins. Photography is denied.


Known as Shakarparian, the urban wilderness south of Islamabad has an arboretum with trees planted by many outside heads of state, and also etched patio nurseries, and displays of Islamabad and Rawalpindi from the east post.
To get to the hill spots, get off the transport at the Zero Point stop, cross the street and take a way for 20 minutes up the hills.

Pakistan Army Museum

The Pakistan Army Museum is by the Army Library. It houses a modest bunch of well-kept displays showing a constrained however fascinating accumulation dating from ancient circumstances. Things incorporate rifles, swords (counting some Turkish ones), Stone Age hand-tomahawks, a previous Russian missile system and, rather strangely, an Australian spear.

Ayub National Park

Named after General Ayub Khan, the first of Pakistan's military law heads, the somewhat staid Ayub National Park south of the Cantonment has 900 hectares of ways, greenery enclosures and lakes. To arrive, take an airport bound Suzuki from Rawalpindi and get off at Kucheri Chowk, then take the correct fork and go for around 1km.


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