Best Places to Visit in Islamabad for Travelling, Shopping & Dine out

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The fastest growing metropolis in the country, Islamabad is progressing and developing rapidly. The Potohar Plateau, on which the twin cities of Islamabad and Rawalpindi lie, is home to numerous attractions.

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Here is a category wise list of places to visit in Islamabad if you plan to come to the city:

Best Places to Visit in Islamabad:

Islamabad welcomes travelers and tourists from around the world. People should really take the chance to go and visit all the beautiful places in Islamabad. When visiting Islamabad do go to the following places:

Margalla Hills

Shakarpariyan Hills


Peer Sohawa

Saidpur Village

Islamabad Club Golf Course

Simly Dam and

Khanpur Dam Lake

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Best Buildings to visit in Islamabad:

Islamabad is a newly built and planed city of Pakistan. It is rich in beauty and attracts the foreign and nationwide tourists with some monumental buildings like: Presidential House, Faisal Mosque, Prime Minister Secteriat, National Assembly, Liaqat Gymnasium, National Arts Council, Saudi-Pak Tower and Lok Versa Museum. Check out Independence Day Celebrations 2011 in Islamabad and see these beautiful luminous buildings.

Best Islamabad places to visit for Eating Out

Civil Junction:

Civil Junction is a great addition to Islamabad’s popular food spots. It is located in Sector F-7/3’s famous Gol Market.

Melody Food Park

Melody Food Park is, in essence, an outdoor food court offering a huge variety of cuisines, from the cheap meat rice, ‘pulao’, to the high-end Italian food of Pappasallis.

Kitchen Cuisine and KC Grill

Kitchen Cuisine initially opened up as a takeaway bakery, offering some of the best sweet and savories in the market.

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The oldest, most renowned restaurant in the capital city, Pappasallis is a tried and tested favorite of the local populace.


A trendy new addition to the restaurant scene in the city, Cinnamon is fast acquiring a very good reputation as being one of the hippest places to eat.

Also other top places for dine out and take away include: Addiction Cafe Islamabad,Chaaye Khana in IslamabadNanas Kitchen IslamabadAfghan Bakery Islamabad,Olive Garden IslamabadCafe XO Islamabad and many more.

Museums and Historic Places to Visit in Islamabad:

Tradition is reflected in the modern buildings of Islamabad. Some of the Major Major Monuments In Islamabad includes: Saudi-Pak Towers, Shah Faisal Mosque, Quaid-i-Azam University, National Assembly Building, Prime Minister’s Secretariat and Supreme Court Building. Pakistan Monument Museum and Faisal Masjid are other favorites.

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Among famous museums to visit in Pakistan Lok Virsa Museum, Golra Pakistan Railways Heritage Museum, Pakistan Museum of Natural history, and National Art Gallery are not to be missed.

Top Islamabad places to visit for Shopping

A haven for the shopping enthusiast, Islamabad is fast acquiring a great reputation for having some of the cleanest, most accessible and interesting shopping places in the country. Some of them include:

F-7 Markaz (Jinnah Super Market), F-6 Markaz (Super Market), G-6 Markaz (Melody Market), G-9 Markaz (Karachi Company) and Aabpaara Market.

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The F-8 Markaz, also known as Ayub Market is an excellent day to day shopping area, as are the F-10, F-11, G-8, G-7, G-10 and I-8 Markaz. Also check out Online Shopping in Islamabad.

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Places to Visit near Islamabad:

Some of the very famous places and tourist attractions to visit near Islamabad include the old city of Taxila, in addition to other remnants of the Gandhara Civilization. Rohtas Fort, Attock, Nathiagali , the Salt Ranges and the Murree Hill Station, including the ‘Galiyaat’ are also sights worth seeing.

If you are planning to visit these places located near Islamabad and wants to lodge in a nice hotel than book your room today with at these top hotels and resorts in Islamabad: Nathia Gali Hotels Room Booking,British Lodge IslamabadPak Palace Hotel Islamabad,Hotel Hill Park in IslamabadSerena Hotel Islamabad,Number Three Lush, and Envoy Continental Hotel Islamabad among others.

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