Top 15 Places to Visit in Pakistan

Top 15 Places to Visit in Pakistan

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    Pakistan is a fifth most populous country situated in South Asia. In terms of area, Pakistan stands at the rank of 33. Islamabad is its capital & Karachi is its largest city. Urdu is its national language. Pakistan is an incredibly beautiful country.

    Here, we compiled a list of 15 most amazing places to visit in Pakistan! Please don’t miss any of these as some of these will teach you so much about the culture and history of the country, while others will leave you breathless! Let’s start!

    #1 BADSHAHI MOSQUE

    Lahore is home to some of the most beautiful architectures and historic sights. Badshahi Mosque dates back to Mughal era built in the year 1672-74. It is one of the biggest mosques in the world. The mosque is entirely made of marble and red sandstone. Islamic calligraphy is found on the walls and roofs of prayer halls.

    #2 FORT AND SHALIMAR GARDEN

    The Fort and Shalimar Gardens in Lahore are two distinct royal complexes from the Mughal era. The gardens are influenced by Persian and Islamic traditions and cover 16 hectares of land area.


    source: locallylahore

    #3 LAKE SAIF-UL-MALOOK

    This beautiful lake is located at the northern end of Kaghan Valley. The Mountains surrounding the lake gives it a perfect serene. Moreover, their reflection in the lake is definitely breathtaking! Summers are considered as a good time to visit this lake using Jeeps.

    #4 CONCORDIA

    This place is considered as next to Paradise. It is located in the extreme north of Pakistan along the borders of China. There are 14 tallest mountain peaks in the world, of which, five are located at Pakistan and four of them can be seen here in Concordia.

    #5 NALTAR VALLEY

    The Valley is renown for its colorful lakes. The place is covered within trees and the valley doesn’t seem to be a part of this world. It’s a real paradise and extremely beautiful place that one must visit at least once in a lifetime.

    #6 NEELUM VALLEY, AZAD KASHMIR

    Neelum Valley is the most beautiful valleys of Azad Kashmir. The place serves several brooks, freshwater streams, forests, lush green mountains and a river.

    #7 MURREE

    Murree is called ad the most beautiful and popular urban city in Pakistan. It is the best tourist attraction place. The serene beauty of the place makes thousands of tourists visit Murree for spending their vacations.

    #8 NARAN KAGHAN

    It is considered as one of the best places to enjoy the snow in Pakistan. Naran is a small town in upper of Kaghan Valley. It is one of the most scenic towns in Pakistan. The beautiful views, rivers, and lakes give Naran Valley a spectacular look.

    #9 MOHENJO-DARO

    Moenjodaro is an archaeological site located on the right bank of Indus River in Larkana District of Sindh. The 5000-year-old city was one of the largest and earliest urbanized settlements in South Asia.

    #10 MAZAR-E-QUAID

    It is located in Karachi, Sindh. It is made of white marble & was designed by architect Yahya Merchant.

    #11 WAZIR-KAN MOSQUE

    Mosque in Lahore is famous for its extensive faience tile work. It has been described as ‘a mole on the cheek of Lahore’.

    #12 DEOSAI

    It is referred as ‘land of giants’ & is located in Astore District of Gilgit-Baltistan. It is home to a variety if flowers, species of animals, including brown bear and snow leopard.

    #13 TAXILA

    It is the abode of many splendid Buddhist establishments. It was designated a World Heritage Site in 1980.

    #14 FORT ROHTAS

    It is located near Jehlum, Punjab. The fort has 12 gates built using ashlar stone. It was designated as World  Heritage Site in 1997.

    #15 ZIARAT JUNIPER FOREST

    It is the largest juniper forest in Pakistan & is believed to be the second largest of its kind in the world. The Ziarat Juniper Forest was declared a Biosphere Reserve in 2013.

    Pakistan is an incredible country to visit and these are the few places you can plan your trip to Pakistan. 

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