Top 10 must visit places in Islamabad

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Top 10 must visit places in Islamabad

Top 10 must visit places in Islamabad

Islamabad is the 2nd most beautiful capital in the world. Many people from inside and outside of the country visit Islamabad every year. Islamabad is also the first smart city of Pakistan which has both a modern and natural green look. Islamabad is also known for its changing weather, you don't know when there is rain. In this article, we will tell you about the top 10 places in Islamabad you must visit whenever you come to Islamabad.

10. Pakistan Monument

Pakistan monument by h.s

Pakistan monument is located on the way to Shakarparian on a hilltop. Built in 2007 to remember the sacrifices of the elders of Pakistan who made their contributions in the making of Pakistan an independent state. Pakistan monument has very attractive Petal-shaped design made of granite. You can take a birds-eye view of Islamabad from the Pakistan Monument. The four main petals represent the four provinces Punjab, Sindh, KPK, and Balochistan, and the other three small petals represent FATA, AJK, and Gilgit Baltistan. The total area covered by Monument is 28000 square meters. Many tourists visit this place daily and according to an estimate a total of 0.57 million visitors visited in 2015. You should really visit this place if you are visiting Islamabad.


9. Lok Virsa

Lok virsa museum islamabad

If you are a person who loves exploring the folk culture and artworks this place is best for you. In Lok Virsa, you can experience different cultures from many places in Pakistan. You can also listen to different folk music and also can buy the handicrafts of Pakistan.


8. Daman e Koh

Daman e Koh

Damn e Koh is a park located in the heart of the Margala hills. You can take a look at the view of the whole Islamabad from Damn e Koh. You will also experience to meet the monkeys there.


7. Centauras mall

Centaurus mall islamabad

First five-star mall of Islamabad which you must visit when you are in Islamabad. You can shop or can take some very amazing photos there.


6. F-9 park (Fatima Jinnah Park) 

Fatima Jinnah Park Islamabad,Pakistan

F-9 park is built on one whole sector of Islamabad. There are many different species of trees planted in the park which gives it a very beautiful look and if you love photography you can take very beautiful pictures in the park. But if you are not very interested in taking photos you can also enjoy the beautiful atmosphere of the F-9 park.


5. Pakistan museum of natural history 

Front view of Carnivore Dinosaur from the Pakistan Museum of Natural History, Islamabad.

The natural history of Pakistan is stored in this museum. There is a collection of 300,000 objects which gives information about the history of Pakistan's ecology. You can also see the remains of the different species which lived on the land of Pakistan many years ago.

4. Monal

View of Capital Islamabad from Monal on Margalla hills

Monal is a very famous restaurant in Islamabad located on the top of the Margala hills where you can enjoy the meal with a very beautiful view of the whole Islamabad. The journey to reach the Monal is also very adventurous, there are many steep turns on the road which leads to the Monal.


3. Faisal mosque

Faisal Masjid From Damn e koh

Built in 1986 was the biggest mosque in the world till 1993 and now the 4th biggest in the world. The mosque was designed by a Turkish architect Vedat Dalokay. The Faisal Mosque is the symbol of Islamabad. If you came to Islamabad and didn't visit Faisal mosque then you missed the most prominent place of not even Islamabad but Pakistan.


2. Saidpur Village

Hills in the backdrop of Saidpur Village

The modern village of Islamabad and a very old and historical place of Islamabad. The village was developed by the CDA to give it a modern touch to attract the tourists to visit and experience the life of a village with a modern look. There is also an old Hindu temple and Gurdwara of Sikhs in the village. Visiting Saidpur village will give you a very unique experience.


1. Lake View park

Lake View park

Lake View Park is a very famous place of Islamabad and people who visit Islamabad must visit this place. Lake view park offers you everything a park can, it has beautiful scenic views and greenery. You can enjoy the boating in the Rawal lake, Lake view Park also has the bird's aviary where you can see the 1000 species of the birds.

Lake View Park - Birds Aviary

Lake view Park also has an area for the children. Lake view Park also has F-1 tracks.




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