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Islamabad is a carefully and meticulously planned city. The seat of the government and home to various important government buildings and offices, Islamabad attracts a large number of visitors. The city houses the beautiful Shah Faisal Masjid which...more

Islamabad, Pakistan

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Islamabad is a carefully and meticulously planned city. The seat of the government and home to various important government buildings and offices, Islamabad attracts a large number of visitors. The city houses the beautiful Shah Faisal Masjid which is the largest mosque in Pakistan and is an architectural delight. The National Monument located in the heart of the city is the main landmark. The city has its fair share of museums and art galleries like the Pakistan Museum of Natural History, National Art Gallery and the Lok Virsa Museum.

Islamabad is a green city with several beautiful gardens and parks. The Japanese Park is located near the Islamabad Zoo and is a favorite among children and families. The other parks worth visiting include the lake View Park, Fatima Jinnah Park and the Rose & Jasmine Garden. The Daman-e-Koh is one of the most beautiful lookout points in the city. The Margalla Hills surrounding Islamabad give visitors several opportunities of hiking, rock climbing and trekking.

Islamabad being a planned city is divided into different sectors and each has its own shopping area. The best places to shop in Islamabad include the 7th Avenue, Metro, Centaurus Mega Mall, World trade Centre, AL Safa gold mall, DHA Gold Crest and the Al Taqwa Mall.

Nearby Airports

Islamabad is served by the Benazir Bhutto International Airport. The airport is located in Chaklala, Rawalpindi and caters to several domestic and international flights. Taxis are available from the airport to Islamabad and a one-way ticket costs around Rs. 400. The white Toyota Corolla cabs cost Rs 800.

Halal Restaurants

Visitors can enjoy a variety of cuisines in Islamabad. All the restaurants in Islamabad serve halal food. Some of the best halal restaurants in Islamabad include Majlis, Cafe Khaas,Namak Mandi (only dinner),Ye Olde Hangout,Olive Garden,China Town Restaurant, Tahzeeb,Rock Bistro,Lebanese Cafe,Des Pardes, Kamran Restaurant, Khyber Afghan Restaurant,Red Onion Chain of Restaurants, Jahangir's, etc.

Mosques

Islamabad is home to numerous mosques including the largest mosque of Pakistan, theShah Faisal Mosque. Some of the most prominent mosques in Islamabad include Lal Masjid, Shuhada Masjid, Masjid- e –Tuba, Noor Masjid, Rahmat Masjid, Masjid Al-Falah, etc.

Things to Do and See in Islamabad

  • Lok Virsa Museum
  • Pakistan Museum of Natural history
  • National Art Gallery
  • Daman-e-Koh
  • Japanese Park
  • Islamabad Zoo
  • Fatima Jinnah Park
  • Rawal Lake
  • Rose & Jasmine Garden
  • National Monument
  • Chattar bagh
  • Blue Area
  • Margalla Hills
  • Trekking
  • Rock Climbing
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