Islamabad is Capital territory of Pakistan. Islamabad has attracted the people from all over the world since it has founded It is most cosmopolitan and urbanized city of Pakistan. As a Capital of the country, Islamabad has great infrastructure and well-developed city. Islamabad is having one of two monuments of Pakistan. Islamabad is also known as the cleanest and green city with fresh atmosphere. Embassies of different countries are also situated in the capital, many foreign diplomats also visit the city. Islamabad is a home of many migrants from different parts of the country and it has vast cultural and religious diversity.
Places to visit in Islamabad
- Faisal Mosque
- Peer Sohawa
- Rawal Lake
- Lok Virsa
- Heritage Museum
- Damn e Koh
- Pakistan Monument
- Rose and Jasmine Garden
In the 1960s, Islamabad was established as a capital of Pakistan for several reasons. The location of the capital is closer to the Army Headquarters in Rawalpindi and the disputed territory of Kashmir. Islamabad has attracted people from all over Pakistan, making it one of the most cosmopolitan and urbanized cities of Pakistan. The capital has also hosted South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC).
Islamabad has the humid climate with five season’s winter, spring, summer, Rainy Monsoon, and autumn. The hottest month in June.
The inside of the large petals of Pakistan Monument is based on Islamic architecture. The Shah Faisal Mosque is a fusion of contemporary architecture with a more traditional large triangular prayer hall and four minarets. It is a combination of Arabic, Turkish and Mughal architectural traditions.
Islamabad has seen an expansion in information and communication technology with two software Technology Park; it also holds several technological and information technology companies.
Islamabad is a home of many migrants from different parts of the country and it has vast cultural and religious diversity. Saidpur village is named after Said Khan, the son of Sultan Sarang Khan. The place is home to many Hindu temples. The shrine of Sufi Mystic Pir Meher Ali Shah is located at Golra Sharif, which has a rich cultural heritage of the pre-Islamic period. The shrine of Bari Imam was also built here by Mughal Emperor Aurangzeb. Thousands of devotees from all over the world attend the annual Urs ceremony of Bari Imam. The numbers of devotees in 2004 were 1.2 Million people.