Travelling is a great experience to explore the world around. It is an opportunity to gather unforgettable memories and life time experiences. I have had a chance to be in Islamabad the capital of Pakistan and I had wonderful time there. The city is a unique mix of metropolitan center and natural landscapes, making it a perfect and peaceful tourist destination. A place of modern architecture, wide roads lined with lush green trees and beautiful roses and above all serenity in the air. The main commercial areas include Blue area, Aabpara and Jinnah supermarket besides the capital hosts National assembly, Prime Minister Secretariat, Islamabad conventional centre as important places.
The majestic Shah Faisal Mosque:
You enter Islamabad and get overwhelmed by the splendor of the mosque. This glory of Muslims, Shah Faisal Mosque lies in the centre of the city. It is a unique landmark and an epitome of modern design and architecture. Thousands of worshippers and tourists come here to witness the mosques' grandeur.
Lok Virsa Museum:
Islamabad is not only famous for Shah Faisal mosque; it has several other amazing sights and places to visit. So if you are in this city at the place of Shakar Parian Park, Lok Heritage Museum is worth exploring. It is an effort made by the government to bring Pakistan great ethnology in the form of museum. The museum is sectioned into different Halls featuring architecture, Musical heritage, romances and various Sufi shrines. Not only that but also various art work, jewelry and embroidered dresses. To entertain people, Lok Virsa conduct music concerts, film shows based on cultural Heritage, along with exhibitions.
Picturesque Damn-e- Koh:
One of the famous tourist spots in Islamabad is Damn-e- Koh. It is at the top of the hills giving a spectacular view of the city. Staggering natural sights of green hill sides capture every one's attention. You can also enjoy great food and music here. For adventurous tourists, there are number of hiking trails. There is also Islamabad Zoo situated at the bottom of Damn-e- Koh which invites large number of people.
Other Superb places to visit:
Margalla Hills is an ideal picnic spot to spend cool summer with friends and family. You can do hiking and other adventures here amidst astonishing Hills.
Another renowned old tourist destination is Shakar Parian which is located near point called zero point. Many visitors come here to have relaxing time. Don't forget to visit Pir Sohawa, a very famous place located in Monal village. It is located at the height of 3000 ft named after Sufi Pir it invites large number of local and foreign tourists alike.
Islamabad also has famous restaurants and shopping Malls to meet tastes and standards of local and foreign tourists, so plan your vocation to spend extraordinary time here in Islamabad.