Famous places of Islamabad

Islamabad is the world beautiful city and capital of Pakistan. It is the third-largest city in Pakistan with a population of 4.1 million. It was planned in the 1960s to replace Karachi as the capital. The city is known for its living standard, abundant greenery, and safety. T

here are many forests and parks including Rawal lake Park, Japanese Park, Fatima Jinnah Park, the Margalla Hills National Park, and the Shakarparian. The city has also many famous hotels like Serena Hotel, Marriot Hotel, Bella Hotel, and many others which make your stay comfortable.

Following are the best historical and sightseeing places to visit in Islamabad during your stay

Faisal Mosque

Faisal Mosque is located in the foothills of Margalla Hills and is the fifth largest mosque in the world. The mosque in its design has a concrete shell on eight sides and it was named on the name of Saudi prince Shah Faisal.


Daman-e-Koh is a viewpoint located in the middle of Margalla Hills and north of Islamabad. It is a popular place for visitors and residents as well. It is 500 ft from the city and 2400 ft from sea level. Daman-e-Koh is a midpoint on the way to Pir Sohawa and monkeys are a very common sight during winter in this place.

Pakistan Monument

The Pakistan Monument Museum is a heritage place and symbolizes the unity of the Pakistani people. It is a national monument and is located on the western hills in Islamabad. It is dedicated to the people who sacrificed their today for tomorrow.

Saidpur Village

Saidpur village part of Islamabad today famous for its pottery. It is located on the east of Daman-e-Koh. It was a garden resort and an uninterrupted spring provided water for water gardening and drinking an attractive destination. Saidpur Village is an attractive tourist destination, where restaurants and exhibits provide a great view among the hills.

Margalla Hills

Margalla Hills is part of the long-range Himalayan region and is located in Margalla National Park foothills. These hills are part of Murree hills and have many valleys with high mountains.

Lake View Park

The Rawal Lake View Point is an amusement park, wildlife park, and adventure park and also contains Pakistan’s largest birdcage located near Rawal Lake, on Murree Road in Islamabad. It adds more to the best of Islamabad.

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Lok Virsa Museum

The Lok Virsa Museum and reflect the living culture and heritage of all province of Pakistan located on Shakar Parian hills. The museum can accommodate up to 3000 visitors and is one of the best places in Islamabad to visit.

Fatima Jinnah Park

Fatima Jinnah Park is in Islamabad sector F-9. It is the famous F-9 Park. It is a public recreational park and named on the name of Fatima Jinnah, the younger sister of the founder of Pakistan Muhammad Ali Jinnah. Park has greenery and few man-made structures dotting the landscape. A network of footpaths are inside the park for a walk too

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