Islamabad Attractions That Draw Holidaymakers to Pakistan

Islamabad is one of the most rapidly developing and progressing cities in the world. It is also home to various attractions that draw tourists to this historic city every year. Travellers net flights from around the world to witness the warm hospitality of this capital city in Pakistan. Take a glance and discover all that Islamabad has to offer.

Islamabad Attractions

Shah Faisal Mosque

Visit the beautiful Shah Faisal Mosque which is located near Shaharah-e-Islamabad. Set against the breathtaking Margalla Hills, this beautiful mosque has intricate architecture and murals designed by a Turkish architect Vedat Dalokay. Travellers coming on board Pakistan flights will discover that Shah Faisal Mosque is one of the biggest mosques in the world and can accommodate around 15,000 people.


Daman-e-Koh is a spectacular hill top garden as well as viewing point situated in the middle of the Margalla Hills. Once you are in Islamabad, after disembarking flights, climb up to the stunning heights of Daman-e-Koh for a splendid view of Margalla Hills. Travellers who come on board flights to Pakistan’s capital love the hiking trails, views, picnic spots and the eateries around this hill top garden.

Rohtas Fort

Islamabad has a rich cultural and political history and this is very evident though the imposing historical monuments which primarily have an architectural style that belong to the Pathan period in Pakistan. The Rohtas Fort has a foundation of steep rocks based on the bed of river Khan. Visitors netting flight tickets to Islamabad are highly enthralled by such majestic fortifications which speak volumes about Pakistan’s history.

Islamabad Zoo

Do you love animals and wildlife? Simply visit the Islamabad Zoo on the way to Daman-e-Koh and enjoy watching the animals with family and friends. The wealth of wildlife in Islamabad Zoo has caught the fancy of many international travellers. A good number of family vacationers taking Pakistan bound flights include the Islamabad Zoo in their itinerary too. It has plenty of wildlife ranging from beers, leopard, elephants, deer to beautiful birds like peacock, turkey etc to keep kids entertained.