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National Monument

MUSEUMS

The Pakistan Monument is a national monument and heritage museum located on the Shakarparian Hills in Islamabad, Pakistan, aimed to symbolise national unity. The complex covers an area of 2.8 hectares and is a popular picnic destination. Pakistan Monuments Museum has been set up the west of Shakarparian Hills, Islamabad to pay homage to all those who sacrificed their today for a better tomorrow.

This museum has two major portions: One depicts ancient civilization, history of the areas now called Pakistan from Vedic period to 1947 and the other portion depicts the birth and achievements f Pakistan from 1947 till date. Within and outside the country but also to the future generation.

SUMMER TIMINGS
Monday to Saturay 10:00am to 8:00pm
Friday 10:00am to 8:00pm
(Break for prayers 1:00pm to 2:00pm)

WINTER TIMINGS
Monday to Saturay 10:00am to 7:00pm
Friday 10:00am to 7:00pm
(Break for prayers 1:00pm to 2:00pm)

ENTRY TICKETS
Foreigners Rs. 250 per head
Pakistani adults Rs. 20 per head
Students Rs. 10 per head

PAKISTAN MONUMENT MUSEUM

West View Point, Garden Avenue, Shakarparian Hills Islamabad. Phone: 051-9252009

WHAT IS AROUND

  • Pak China Friendship Center
  • Gun Club
  • Adventure Foundation
  • Boys Scouts Association Headquarter 
  • Islamabad Club
  • Zero Point
  • Associated Printing Press (APP)
  • Federal Urdu University of Arts, Science & Technology

NEARBY TOURIST SITES

WHEN TO GO

At 620 metres (1700 feet) above sea level, Islamabad is at its best from October to April, when the days are crisp and cool, and the nights are cold. Spring is short, but the flowers in March are a riot of colour. The hottest months are May and June, before the monsoon, but even then the climate is usually not oppressive, and you can always escape to the hills. 2250 metres (7400 feet) above sea level.

HOW TO REACH

Islamabad and Rawapindi share an airport, the rawapindi City and Rawalpindi Cantonment railway stand, General Bus Stand, Pir Wadhi, Faizabad Bus Stand, Daewoo Bus stand Motorway Chowk, Faisal Mover Motorway Chowk and G-9 Karachi company Bus Stand.

It is 292.9 kilometres (182 miles) from Lahore (6 hours 30min) and 172.8 kilometres (108 Miles) from Peshawar (3 Hours 30min) on the Grand Trunk Road (Nation Highway G.T. Road) and 382.6 kilometres (287.7 miles) from Lahore (4Hours 30min) and 185.7 Kilometres (116 Miles) from Peshawar (2 Hours 30min) on the Motorway/AH1.

FROM OUTSIDE

Skyways, Niazi Express, Faisal Mover, Daewoo, Airport, Train

WITHIN THE CITY

Taxi, Car, Mini Busses

ON BOOKED TRANSPORT

Click here to see the lists of transporters to book any kind of vehicle

WHERE TO SHOP

MARKETS

Aabpara Market, I-8 Markaz, G-7 Markaz, Peshawar More Markaz, AAbpara Market. 

MALLS

The Centruaus Mall, 

WHERE TO EAT / STAY

Hotels / Motels / Resorts / Restaurants

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EMERGENCY CONTACT NUMBER

HOSPITALS:        
    PIMS, Islamabad:   G-8, 051-9261170
    Poly Clinic:   Shaheed-e-Millat Road, Islamabad. 051-9218300
         
AMBULANCE:        
    Rescue 1122:   1122, 0344 9597384
    Edhi Foundation:    115, (051) 2353374
         
USEFUL ADDRESSES        
    Tourist Information Centre:   Sports Complex Islamabad. 051-9208949
    AP Tourist Information Center:   F-10 Markaz, Islamabad. 0322-2881992, 051-8732529
    CDA:    Khayeban-e-Suhrwardy, Islamabad. 051-9253001
    MCI:   Islamabad. 051-9211555
    Passport Office:   Mauve Road, G-8/1, Islamabad. 051-9107220

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