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About Capital of Pakistan Islamabad

Bahra e Haq

The most important structure of Islamabad, the capital city of Pakistan is located at the centre of the city’s historic core. Built during the reign of Maharaja Nadeem, Shah Jahan, this fort is located on the north bank of Raja Musad’s Shaheewat Palace which is now known as Bahra-e Haq.


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Buildings

The fortress has a rectangular dome-shaped tower in which it houses many smaller buildings. The roof covers an entrance gate and two towers on either side of it. This small group of structures includes water cisterns built over the river Rialto, domes to cover the walls of the large courtyard, a well, a mosque, several other royal tombs and a walled garden that provides a view of the Peshawar skyline.


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Shah Jahan Mosque

The Shah Jahan Mosque is a mosque dedicated to the Mughal emperor Muhammad Ali Shah. His grave is also present here. Most rulers of the 16th century had mosques built for them in their palaces here. However, the mausoleum of Mughal emperors including Babur, Aurangzeb, Ahmad Shah Aziz and Safdar have been removed.


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Feisal Masjid

The famous Shaj-e-Faisal mosque near the shrine of Sher Shah Suri and his wife, Sher Syed Begum Akbari, is another important monument of Mughal architecture. The Shah Suri masjid has both minarets and a prayer hall. Here, people come to pray under one roof after prayers and get some rest during the day. Another big mosque dedicated to the Shah Suri family is Faisal Masjid.


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Quaid

Shia Quaid is located in the centre of Pakistani politics, but he belongs to no region, province or province, but to Pakistan. One of the best examples of Nawabs is Shias Quaid who belongs to Peshawar and is the leader of the All Parties Association of Punjab. Due to its beautiful landscape, old town, historical monuments, rich culture, and cultural heritage, it is considered the country's national icon. He is also regarded as an inspiration and role model for youth.


The main square of the city

The area around Shah Jahan mosque in the Shah Jahan Sharif Bazar is called the Main Square where the ruler of Pakistan is buried. There are two main squares in the city of Islamabad, both of which are named differently. A narrow road with a huge statue of Liaquat Ali Choudhry is the name of the main commercial area of Khanpur. On this road lies an underground building of the house of Nawab Qutb where his tomb is situated. In the 1950s, the main street of the city was renamed “Haji Shah Bano-e-Nath” and has paved the way for new residential areas for locals and tourists.


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Red Zone

The Red Zone of Islamabad is a very special place of tourism. Many places are unique in the entire territory because of the presence of such rare plants like red cedar and oleander trees. So, some of the plants can be seen along the route to reach various destinations around the Red Zone.


Being a Modern Metropolis

The New City of Islamabad, known for being a modern metropolis, and especially for offering breathtaking views, has become the biggest architectural landmark in the country. More than 300 buildings and sculptures have been erected here along with numerous roads to facilitate traffic and ease movement.


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International Day of Peace

Many people gather around this site every year to celebrate the International Day of Peace. They show their appreciation by having lunch or dinner there. Around these sites, there are more than 200 restaurants for people and tourists to enjoy some local recipes—no wonder the population of Pakistani cities is constantly growing nowadays.

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