Pakistan Museum of Natural History

Front view of the Pakistan Museum of Natural History from Right side

Pakistan Museum of Natural History, built up in 1976, is an open historical center of characteristic history arranged in Islamabad, the government capital of Pakistan. It has shows and exhibitions which show and give data about the biology, geography and fossil science of the nation. As of now, the historical center houses a gathering of more than 300,000 items. The exhibition hall additionally goes about as exploration focus and works intimately with the Lok Virsa Museum. The historical center is interested out in the open ordinary, aside from Friday, from 10 am to 5 pm.The exhibition hall is overseen by the Pakistan Science Foundation, Ministry of Science and Technology.

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The Centaurus

Centaurus Mall

The Centaurus is a blended utilize land improvement in Islamabad, Pakistan. The task incorporates a 36-story inn, three 23-story private and office towers and a five-story shopping center.

Composed by British structural firm WS Atkins, it involves three high rises, containing corporate workplaces, private lofts and a 5-star lodging. The tallest high rises in the city have 41 stories and every one of the three are connected by a shopping center. Inside Design of The Residence and Mall have been planned by ODEION-Turkey.

Its assessed expense is $350 million USD. The Centaurus Mall is situated more than four-story, which has around 250 shops, right now one of the biggest shopping center in Pakistan. Real inhabitants incorporate Scentsation, Khaadi, Gul Ahmed, Charles and Keith, Junaid Jamshed, Hush Puppies, Sputnik Footwear, Nike, Hub Jafferjees and International Watch Company are available in the shopping center.

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Malam Jabba

Malam Jabba is a Hill Station in the Hindu Kush mountain extend about 40 km from Saidu Sharif in Swat Valley, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan. It is 314 km from Islamabad and 51 km from Saidu Sharif Airport.

Malam Jabba slope view

Malam Jabba is home to the main ski resort in Pakistan.The region additionally contains two Buddhist stupas and six religious communities that are scattered around the resort. The nearness of the landmarks at such a stature demonstrates, to the point that the zone has been occupied for more than 2000 years.

Two trekking trails are situated close to the Malam Jabba resort. The principal goes through the Ghorband Valley and Shangla Top and begins around 18 km from the resort. The other trail goes through the Sabonev Valley and is around 17 km from the resort.

The Malam Jabba Ski Resort, claimed by the Pakistani Tourism Development Corporation, had a ski slant of around 800 m with the most noteworthy purpose of the slant 2804 m (9200 ft) above ocean level. Malam Jabba Ski Resort was conceivable because of the joint endeavors of the Pakistan government and its Austrian partner. The resort was furnished with cutting edge offices including roller/ice-skating arenas, seat lifts, skiing stages, phones and snow clearing gear.

MOU marking function for creating Malamjabba resort was hung on 6 September 2014 in Islamabad. New resort will have 4-star inn, chairlift, link car,snow boarding and ski slants for experience darlings, national and universal vacationer.

Resort will be first of its kind in Pakistan with super offices for winter donning and enterprise tourism.

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Shahdara Garden

Shahdara Garden

Shahdara Velly is a Natural Picnic Point near Islamabad. It’s a place like heaven on earth. It situated 10 km from President House Pakistan, 7 km from Barakhao and 15 km from Faizabad Islamabad. Shahdara Velly is located in Margalla hill north east of the President House, Prime Minister House, Parliament house and Diplomatic Enclave and in the north of the Barakhao (a hub station between Murree Rawalpindi and Islamabad).

Shahdara is a small stream which passes right behind the Quaid-e-Azam University and has of lately become a very convenient picnic spot.

Shahdara is a Water Source / Fountain in the sub-rubs of Islamabad. It lies about 20 km from mainland Islamabad and situated in the foothills of Margalla, whiling moving towards Murree. The approach to this place is from Islamabad – Murree Highway. Short of Barakhao Town, a road takes a diversion towards Left that lead to the point. It takes about 20 – 30 minutes from Aabpara, Islamabad. This is a discreet, silent, Close-to-Nature Environ and relaxing place. If you are tired and looking for a place to unwind, then a day long trip to this place might help you. There a few street-food points that serves your needs. Recommended for tourists as well as families.

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Islamabad zoo

Islamabad Zoo

Islamabad Zoo beforehand Marghazar Zoo, is a 82-section of land (33 ha) zoo in Islamabad Capital Territory. It was opened in 1978,[1] and is under the organization of Capital Development Authority of Pakistan.

he zoo began in 1978 as an asylum for panthers, spotted deer, and Indian gazelle found in the district. It soon picked up prominence and turned into a part of the Japanese patio nursery. An aviary was later built. The Capital Development Authority concocted an arrangement in August 2008 to update and expand the zoo as a recreational range and natural life asylum. The assessed expense of the venture is 1407.8 million Pakistani rupees.

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Pir Sohawa

pir sohawa

Pir Sohawa is a quickly creating traveler resort found 17 kilometers (11 mi) from Islamabad on top of Margalla Hills. It has a 3000 or more ft height and situated in Monal town which is topographically some portion of Haripur District.On 6 January 2012, after right around six years, Pir Sohawa, the city’s most astounding visitor spot, got few inches of snowfall.

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Daman-e-Koh

Daman-e-Koh

Daman-e-Koh is a survey point and hill top garden north of Islamabad and situated middle the Margalla Hills. Its name is a conjunction of two Persian words, which together means foot slopes. It is around 2400ft from ocean level and just about 500ft from the city of Islamabad. It is a prevalent destination for the occupants and in addition the guests to the capital.

Daman-e-Koh is a midpoint for vacationers on their way to the higher perspective point Pir Sohawa which is situated at the highest point of Margalla Hills at a height of around 3600ft. There is an arrangement to build a chairlift from Daman-e-Koh to Pir Sohawa. Monkeys are a typical sight amid winter. Cheetahs are regularly answered to dive from higher slopes of Murree during snowfall

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Panjpeer Rocks

panjpeer Rocks

The place is called PunjPeer and is an amazing rock formation stretching over a large area. The rocks are located in Kahuta district. It takes about two and a half hours (from Islamabad) to reach the place, followed by a hike of about 40-45 minutes. If you have the stamina, you can hike all the way up to the ridge which will take about three hours or so.

The place is called PanjPer because locals believe that once five saints came to the area and got settled here. There is a shrine up in the area as well. The plateau or the ridge of the Panjpeer is at an altitude of about 1800 meters and gets some snow in winters as well. Panjpeer is the highest point of Danoi Ridge in Kotli Sattian, Kahuta. You can also see River Jhelum from the ridge.

The place not only offers the amazing rocks but also water falls, streams, a thick forest and local species of plants and animals. The village around the path offers a lot to understand the local life and the hospitality of the local people.

The road is fine till the main bazar of Kahuta. It turns into a single road when u take left turn from the bazar and keeps getting smaller and bumpy. Be careful while driving as the vehicles coming from the opposite side might challenge you. Carry water, eatables and nibbles with you as there are no shops up on the rocks or in the village.

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Margalla Hills

Margalla Hills

The Margalla Hills — additionally called the Margalla Mountain Range and basically known as Margalla, is a slope run part of the lesser Himalayas found north of Islamabad, Pakistan. Margalla Range has a zone of 12,605 hectares. The slopes are a piece of Murree slopes. It is a reach with numerous valleys and in addition high mountains.

The slope range settles between a rise of 685 meters at the western end and 1,604 meters on its east with normal stature of 1000 meters. Its most noteworthy top is Tilla Charouni. The reach gets snowfall in winters.

On 6 January 2012, after right around six years, Pir Sohawa, the city’s most astounding visitor spot, got few inches of snowfall.

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Lok Virsa Museum

Lok Virsa Museum

Lok Virsa Museum is arranged in Islamabad, Pakistan. It shows the social legacy of Pakistani individuals. The living style of the diverse ranges of Pakistan is displayed here in statues, pictures, earthenware, music and material work. Lok Virsa is the finest social historical center in Pakistan.

The Lok Virsa Museum otherwise called the Folk Heritage Museum keep running by the National Institute of Folk and Traditional Heritage speaks to fine arts towards saving the living people and customary culture and specialties of Pakistan. It is situated close Shakarparian Hills and has a vast presentation of weaved outfits, adornments, woodwork, metalwork, square printing, ivory and bone work. Conventional engineering exteriors showing such abilities as fresco, mirror work and marble trim; tile, mosaic and stucco tracery are likewise shown.

Neighboring the Lok Virsa Museum, the Lok Virsa Heritage Reference Library is very much furnished with asset information on ethnography, human studies, society music, craftsmanship, history and artworks. Books on society, legacy, sound and video-tapes of people and traditional vocal and instrumental music are accessible available to be purchased at Lok Virsa’s business focus.

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