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Rawalpindi Sights and Landmarks Guide, Pakistan

Rawalpindi, Pakistan – Sights

Rawalpindi is a great historical and cultural city of Pakistan. It is adjacent to Islamabad, the capital of Pakistan. Rawalpindi is home to the Soanian culture. Rawalpindi is also known as Pindi. Historical findings indicate that the history of this is city expands over 3000 years. Great sights and climate has made it a wonderful tourism spot. There are many sights and attractions in Rawalpindi that draw a large number of visitors from all over Pakistan. Rawalpindi is also linked to another nearby tourism spots including Murree, Abbottabad, Nathia Gali, Muzaffarabad, Swat and many other hill stations. Some of the most popular tourism sights in Rawalpindi include the following.


It is a great picnic spot for families. It offers the great panoramic views of the city of Islamabad. Daman-e-koh is situated on the top of the hill. It also offers views of the Shaw Faisal Mosque. It features a great zoo known as Margzar Zoo.

Margalla Hills

Margalla Hills is another great picnic spot in Rawalpindi. Margalla Hills offer long hiking trails. In summer, you need a lot of water to reach at the top of the hills. Margalla Hills provide panoramic views of Rawalpindi and Islamabad.

Rajah Bazaar

Raja Bazaar is a shopping destination in Rawalpindi. You can buy here everything. There are shops, restaurants, cafes and shopping malls. Raja Bazaar is full of people all the time. You need a couple of hours to explore the crowded streets of Raja Bazaar. Shopping at Raja Bazaar can be an exciting experience for visitors.

Shah Faisal Mosque

Shah Faisal mosque is a great mosque situated near the Margalla Hills. It is one of the Asia’s largest mosques. It reflects the modern, architectural and traditional design. More than 100,000 people can pray at the same time.


Shakarparian is a great tourism spot in Rawalpindi/Islamabad. It is a great hill covered with plenty of trees, offering great views of Islamabad and Rawalpindi. Bunch of trees, panoramic views and wonderful climate has made it a beautiful picnic spot for both inhabitants and tourists.

Ayub National Park

It is named after General Ayub Khan. It is a great national park covering a very large area. It also features gardens, lakes, walking paths and wildlife.

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Rawalpindi City Ratings

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    City Rank75
  • History & Culture: rated for 90%
  • Night Life & Entertainment: rated for 88%
  • Family & Fun: rated for 93%
  • Outdoors Activities: rated for 95%
  • Food: rated for 95%
  • Sightseeing: rated for 80%
  • Shopping: rated for 95%
  • Public Transportation: rated for 88%
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