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Things to do in Pakistan
Pakistan contains marvels for its travellers to explore, mostly due to its complex and intriguing history. With so many rich cultural and historical sites to be seen, a trip to Pakistan will surprise visitors with the unexpected and give them something to remember.
Offering visitors beautiful mosques to see nationwide as well as forts, tombs, and national monuments to explore, those in search of military or religious landmarks will not be disappointed. There are also incredible caves to be seen in the Balochistan Province for the adventurous, and the historical city of Lahore boasts some wonderful historic architecture with its pink sandstone and white marble buildings, and the beautiful Moghul-era Badshahi Mosque, one of the largest mosques in the world. Visitors will also see the Shalimar Gardens and the Tomb of Jahangir, both memorable sites.
The city capital, Islamabad, offers much to discover in any one of its museums, most popular of which are the Pakistan Museum of Natural History, the Lok Virsa Museum, or the National Art Gallery. All will leave visitors with a deeper understanding of the colourful Pakistan.