List of tourist attractions in Islamabad

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Scenic view of Islamabad from Daman-i-Koh

This is a list of all the notable tourist attractions in the City of Islamabad, the capital of Pakistan; however, it does not include the city of Rawalpindi.

Daman-i-Koh, Margalla Zoo, Pakistan Monument, Faisal Mosque, Shakarpariyan hills, Lok Virsa Heritage and Museum and Rawal lake view point are among the top tourist attractions in Islamabad. Islamabad has many various eco-based tourist attractions which include WWF Pakistan activities.

General[edit]

View of sunrise from Rawal Lake view park, Islamabad
Islamabad Clock

Rock climbing[edit]

There are many spots for rock climbing in Margalla Hills, including Jungle Rock (F 6a:8a), God Rock (F 6b+:7b), Legacy Wall (F 6a:7c+), Jasmin Corner (F 4b:5a), Belvedere (F 4c:6b+), Hidden Rock (F 6a:6c), Music Lounge (F 5c:6c) Beetle’s Nest (F 5b:6c+, including multi-pitch route), Well Hidden Rock (F 5a:8a), Holiday Rock (F 5b:5b), Said Pur View (F 5c:8a) and Shaddarrah (F 5c:6a).[1][2]

Parks[edit]

The Rawal lake view

Museums and art galleries[edit]

Islamabad di Daat

Model villages[edit]

  • Potohari Arts & Craft Village
  • Saidpur Village Resort

Mosques and shrines[edit]

A right view of Shah Faisal Mosque from adjoining yard

Food streets[edit]

  • Aabpara Food Street
  • Blue-Area Food Street
  • Naan Street in PWD Islamabad

Sporting facilities[edit]

Main markets[edit]

Every populated sector in Islamabad has a main market referred to as a markaz.

  • Aabpara Market/G-6
  • Allah Wali Market /F-8/1
  • Ayyub Market/F-8 Markaz
  • Cafe Irum Market/G-6/2
  • Centaurs Mall
  • Jinnah Super Market/F-7 Markaz
  • Jumah Bazar (near Peshawar Mor G-9 and G-6)
  • Karachi Company/G-9 Markaz
  • Mediterranean Food Court Diplomatic Enclave/G-5 Markaz
  • Safa Gold Mall
  • Super Market/F-6 Markaz

Government buildings[edit]

Prime Minister Secretariat
Parliament House

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Arran, John (2012). "A Guide to Climbing in Margalla" (PDF). Rock Climbing Islamabad. Pakistan Alpine Institute. Archived from the original (PDF) on 22 October 2013. Retrieved 12 October 2013. 
  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2013-10-24. Retrieved 2014-01-08. 

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