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Islamabad, Pakistan Hotels and City Guide

Islamabad Hotels and Islamabad Guide with Islamabad maps, top attractions, room reservations and hotel deals at a wide range of the best Islamabad hotels

Islamabad - Attractions

Islamabad Attractions

Islamabad is a charming city where lush green hill backdrops and mild warm weather set it apart from other big cities in the region. A city, not for the night owls and party animals, but for the aesthetically inclined and to those drawn to the glory of nature.

Islamabad’s relative infancy as a major metropolis is reflected in the city’s architecture, which is modern - the influence of its first urban planner Constantinos A. Doxiadis is pretty evident – yet distinctly Islamic in appearance. The main Islamabad attractions include Shakarparian Hills, Murghzar Mini Zoo and Children's Park, and Rawal Lake.

Shakarparian Hills
Rising to 609 metres, this terraced garden offers sweeping vistas of surrounding hills, Rawal Lake, and the cities of Rawalpindi and Islamabad.

Rawal Lake
This is a man made lake that covers an area of 8.8 square kilometres and adjoins the Shakarparian Hills. It has in the recent past become a popular venue for picnics and gatherings.

Daman-e-Koh
Another low peak hilltop that has become a popular spot for picnics, the Daman-e-Koh also affords beautiful views of the city.

Murghzar Mini Zoo and Children's Park
Located at the foot of Daman-e-Koh viewpoint, the Murghzar Zoo has become a popular Islamabad attraction amongst children and adults alike. The Pakistan Museum of Natural History also has a display corner located in the zoo. The park is a gift to the children of Pakistan from the children of Japan.

Lok Virsa
The Lok Virsa (National Institute of Folk and Traditional Heritage) is dedicated to the preservation of the traditional culture of Pakistan. The institute’s museum, located near Shakarparian Hills, holds a vast array of items such as embroidered costumes, jewellery, woodwork, block printing, ivory and bone work.





Hotels in Islamabad, Pakistan

Best Western Islamabad Hotel

Best Western Islamabad Hotel

6 Islamabad Club Road, Islamabad, 00000, Pakistan

Whether you are on business, vacation or a short trip, you'll be glad you made the Best Western Regency Hotel your first choice. The Best Western Regency Hotel offers a range of amenities designed to meet business travelers' specialized needs. We have convention and banquet...




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Holiday Inn Islamabad

Holiday Inn Islamabad

G6 Civic Centre PO Box 1373 ISLAMABAD 44000 PAKISTAN

Audio Visual Aids, i.e. OHP, Slide Projector Screen, TV, VCR, Delegation Microphones, PA System, Pointer, Writing Pads, Pens, Pencils, Whyteboard Markers, etc. 20 (8' by 10') booths can be accommodated in the largest meeting room Exhibit space available...




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Marriott Islamabad

Marriott Islamabad

AGA KHAN ROAD SHALIMAR 5 PO BOX 1251 ISLAMABAD PAKISTAN Islamabad Pakistan

Ideally situated near government offices, the World Bank and several foreign missions, the luxurious Marriot Islamabad Hotel is also in close proximity to the President and Prime Minister's House, Rawal Lake and the city centre. Positioned in picturesque surroundings,...




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