Blogs Posts in Museums / Monuments / Others category; 19 blog posts

Iqbal Manzil, Sialkot

Iqbal Manzil, Sialkot

Allama Iqbal the great philosopher, poet and politician who is widely regarded as having inspired the Pakistan Movement was born on 9th November 1877 in a place now known as Iqbal Manzil in Sialkot. His father Sha [...]

Posted On : Oct, 11 2012 | Comments : 0

Seven Sisters Place, Sukkur

  Sat bahan jo asthan or Satbahain jo maskan is the resting or ‘living’ place of Seven Sisters. It is situated in Sukkur on a mound near Landsowne Bridge.   Popularly known as Satian jo asthaan (the home of s [...]

Posted On : Jul, 30 2012 | Comments : 0

Mohatta Palace, Karachi

Mohatta Palace, Karachi

In late 1920, Shivratan Chandraratan Mohatta, an ambitious self-made businessman from Marwar India built Mohatta Palace as his summer home in Karachi. The Palace is built with pink Jodhpur stone in combination with the local yello [...]

Posted On : Jun, 12 2012 | Comments : 0

Pakistan Monument & Museum, Islamabad

Pakistan Monument & Museum, Islamabad

Pakistan Monument is a beautiful landmark designed by famous architect Arif Masood.  It is located at Shakar Parian Hill in Islamabad.   The building structure is of a blossoming flower which exemplifies the four [...]

Posted On : Jun, 07 2012 | Comments : 0

Lok Virsa Museum, Islamabad

Lok Virsa Museum, Islamabad

Lok Virsa (The National Institute of Folk & Traditional Heritage) is in Islamabad near at Garden Avenue near Shakarparian Hills.   The Museum is a platform for creating awareness of cultural legacy by collecting, documentin [...]

Posted On : Jun, 07 2012 | Comments : 0

Karachi Museum

Karachi Museum

In 1950, National Museum was established in Karachi on the premises of Frere Hall. Later, in 1970, it was relocated to its present location in Burns Garden Dr. Zia Uddin Road.   The Museum has collection of cultu [...]

Posted On : Jun, 07 2012 | Comments : 0

Astola Island, Balochistan

Astola Island, Balochistan

Astola Island is the largest significant offshore island along the north coast of Arabian Sea in Pakistan. It is approximately 25 km south of Pakistan’s Makran Coastline and approximately 39 km southeast of the Pakistani fis [...]

Posted On : Jun, 06 2012 | Comments : 0

Kotri Barrage, Sindh

Kotri Barrage, Sindh

The Kotri Barage, Sindh also known as Ghulam Mohammad Barrage was built & opened in 1955. It is about 1.0 km long. The barrage has canals which provide cultivation water to vast tract of lands in Hyderabad Region.   The Ba [...]

Posted On : Jun, 05 2012 | Comments : 1

Wazir Mansion, Karachi

Wazir Mansion, Karachi

This building, Wazir Mansion is the birthplace of Quaid-e-Azam, Mohammad Ali Jinnah, the founder of Pakistan. It is situated in Kharadar (a locality in Old City Area of Karachi). Now this buiding is protected national mon [...]

Posted On : Jun, 05 2012 | Comments : 0

Khaliq Deena Hall, Karachi

Ghulam Hussain Khaliq Deena Hall was constructed in Year 1906.   A well known philanthropist from Khoja community donated the money to provide a lierary platform for karachi people. The remaining amount was provided by karachi Mu [...]

Posted On : Jun, 05 2012 | Comments : 0

Frere Hall, Karachi

Frere Hall is an integral part of Karachi’s heritage and culture. The Hall is located between Abdullah Haroon Road and Fatima Jinnah Road.    It was built by  Sir Bartle Frere (Sindh Commissioner 1851-1859) and [...]

Posted On : Jun, 05 2012 | Comments : 0

Denso Hall, Karachi

Denso hall library constructed by British Government in 1886. It is located at the corner of M.A Jinnah Road (Muhammad Ali Jinnah Road) and Murad Khan road.   Location: View Larger Map

Posted On : Jun, 05 2012 | Comments : 0

Taxila Museum, Punjab

Taxila Museum, Punjab

Taxila Museum is located 35 km from Islamabad on the Grand Trunk Road to Peshawar. This is a site museum and its collection consists of objects from the period 600 B.C to 500 AD related to Buddhist, Hindu and Jain religions. Most of the [...]

Posted On : Jun, 04 2012 | Comments : 1

Shalimar Garden, Lahore

Shalimar Garden, Lahore

The Shalimar Gardens are located near Baghbanpura along the Grand Trunk Road some 5 kilometers northeast of Lahore city center. They were built by Mughal emperor Shah Jahan in 1641-2. The garden is symbolized by enclosing walls, a [...]

Posted On : Jun, 04 2012 | Comments : 1

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