Top 10 Must Visit Places in Pakistan

If you haven’t visited Pakistan, you have missed one of the best tourist spots in the world. The country is full of beautiful places and contrary to popular belief, people there are really friendly, and you can have plenty of fun during your trip.

The best part is that it is one of the most inexpensive places to visit and the hospitality is amazing.

There are however some terrorism affected parts which you should avoid – near the Afghanistan border.


  • 1

    Minar-e-Pakistan (Tower of Pakistan)

    Built in the 1960s, this tower was constructed to commemorate the Lahore Resolution, which demanded the division of India. This is a beautiful place to visit and will not cost you much.

  • 2


    One of the oldest civilizations in the world, Mohenjo-daro, is located in the Southern part of Pakistan. You should definitely pay a visit there and go to the museum located at the site in order to get an insight into the history.

  • 3

    Rohtas fort

    Another historical place located near Jehlum in Pakistan, the Rohtas fort is a must see. It was built by Indian emperor Sher Shah Suri, who ruled for five years from 1540 to 1545. It was basically built to defend against the armies of the enemy and has got 12 gates.

  • 4

    Faisal mosque

    This is the largest mosque in Pakistan, situated in the capital city Islamabad. It was completed 1986 and was designed by famous Turkish architect Vedat Dalokay. It has a covered area of 54000 square feet and can accommodate a large amount of worshipers.

  • 5

    Lahore fort

    This beautiful structure was built during the reign of Mughal emperor Akbar and has got a couple of gates. There are some amazing sites within the fort such as the Sheesh Mahal and the tourists definitely visit there, whenever they come to Lahore.

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    Badshahi mosque

    When you visit the Lahore fort, you will most certainly go to the Badshahi mosque too, as it is located right opposite to the front gate of the fort. It is one of the finest constructions of the Mughal rule and one must visit it at least once.

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    Food Street

    Right next to the Lahore fort and Badshahi mosque is the Food Street, where you can have a delicious meal after enjoying the entire day in the city.

  • 8

    K2 Mountain

    When you go to the northern parts of Pakistan, you will be mesmerised with the natural beauty. K2 is found in the Himalayan mountain range and is the second highest peak in the world.

  • 9

    Hunza valley

    This is one of the most beautiful valleys in the world and is located in Gilgit-Baltistan region of Pakistan.

  • 10

    Lake Saiful Muluk

    Arguably the most beautiful place to visit in Pakistan is the lake Saiful Muluk. It is situated in the Kaghan valley and is an alpine lake. There are some fictional stories associated with this lake and the locals believe them to be true.

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