For some reason, several people are unaware of the scenic and beautiful places situated in Islamabad. In fact, Islamabad was also ranked as the 2nd most beautiful capital in the world. Here are a few breathtaking sites from Islamabad that everyone in the world needs to go see. Below are some of the most breathtaking places that are a must-see.
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1. Faisal mosque
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Let’s start with the most iconic place in Islamabad, Faisal Mosque. Situated at the foot of the Margalla Hills and on an elevated area, this beautiful mosque is the largest one in Pakistan.
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This is one of the very few posh restaurants in the world that’s located on such a high altitude. Monal a great place to go with family or friends and enjoy the refreshing view of Islambad.
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Located between the Margalla Hills at an elevation below Monal, Daman-e-Koh is famous for its lush green parks with hotels and many refreshing points.
4. Saidpur village
Ever wonder what the lifestyle in a Pakistani village is like? With its great ambiance, Saidpur Village is a great place for those that like to dine in a traditional environment.
5. Pakistan monument
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This national monument represents Pakistan’s four provinces and three territories. The four main petals of the monument represent the four provinces and the three smaller petals represent the territories. The beautifully carved petals have been designed to reflect the culture and civilizations that have existed in Pakistan.
6. Rawal Lake
Rawal Lake is an artificial reservoir that provides the water needs for Rawalpindi and Islamabad. It’s also a famous tourist destination with activities such as boating, sailing, water skating and diving.
7. Lake View Park
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This wildlife park is right next to Rawal dam. The park ends at the lake, hence, the name “Lake View Park.”
8. Lok Virsa Museum
The finest cultural museum in Pakistan, Lok Virsa displays the cultural heritage of Pakistanis. The living style of the different areas of Pakistan is exhibited here in statues, pottery, textile work and etc. Even all the architecture surrounding the museum is illustrative of the old building styles in Pakistan.
9. Melody Food Street
For those who love eating, this food street is your go to spot.
10. Margala Hills
Also called the Margalla Mountain Range, Margalla is a hill range that’s part of the lesser Himalayas located north of Islamabad, Pakistan. For those that enjoy hiking, this is a must go spot because of the phenomenal views of the city.
Whenever you need some retail therapy, Centaurus is a great place to go. Here, you can find all the the retail shops possible.
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