As we all know, Islamabad is the capital of our country. Since its foundation, Islamabad has attracted people from all over Pakistan making it one of the most cosmopolitan and urbanized cities of Pakistan. The city is full of entertainment, rich in culture & Best Places to visit. Now the city is progressing rapidly.
Here are some Beautiful Places to visit in Islamabad.
Faisal Mosque – One of the best places
Faisal mosque is the largest mosque in Pakistan and known as one of the best places to view. It was designed by Turkish Architect Vedat Dalokay. It is an iconic symbol of Islamabad throughout the world. Faisal Mosque was the largest mosque in the world from 1986 until 1993, until it was overtaken in size by the newly completed Hassan 2 mosque in Casablanca. The architect is extremely beautiful and in the evening its lighting adds magical beauty & feelings which results in the beautiful view for the visitors.
Daman-e-Koh is a viewing point and hill top garden north of Islamabad and located in the middle of the Margalla Hills. The name is a conjunction of two Persian words, which means foot hills. It is about 2400 ft from sea level and almost 500 ft from the city of Islamabad. It is a popular destination for the residents as well as the visitors to the capital. The Southern spot is the main attraction as it provides a panoramic view of Islamabad. The visitors experience a unique view of Faisal Mosque from there.
Pir Sohawa Monal
Pir Sohawa is a rapidly developing tourist resort located 17 kilometers from Islamabad on top of Margalla Hills. A restaurant named “Monal” is sited at Pir Sohawa which offers a bird’s eye view of Islamabad from its large terrace and the food there is delicious too.
Lok Virsa Museum
It displays the cultural heritage of Pakistani people. The living style of the different areas of Pakistan is exhibited here in statues, pictures, pottery, music and textile work. Lok Virsa is the finest cultural museum in Pakistan. It has a large display of embroidered costumes, jewelry, woodwork, metalwork, block printing, ivory and bone work. Traditional architecture facades exhibiting such skills as fresco, mirror work and marble inlay, tile, mosaic and stucco tracery are also displayed.
Rawal Lake View Park
Lake view park has become a favorite spot for picnic in Islamabad. Kids can enjoy rides and the elders can enjoy long walks on beautiful pathways & lush green lawns. It also has rock climbing gym, paintball battlefield, motor sports ranch, boating area and zoo of rare species of birds.
If you want to stay in Islamabad, Serena Hotel is the place for you. The Serena Hotel in Islamabad stands at the foot of the Margalla Hills. The architecture and interiors of this fabulous Hotel building is a mere reflection of typical Pakistani cultural heritage perfectly depicting the skills and craftsmanship of native artisans. A central location, magnificent views and gardens make the Serena Hotel stand out among other luxury hotels.
If you are looking after something fun to do or you want to go somewhere with your friends, you can visit Megazone. It is the only place in Pakistan that has laser tag. Megazone brings complete family entertainment in the form of Bowling, Pool Snooker, Kids Play Area, Swimming Pool, Gym and small shops.