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From soaring peaks to the glorious architecture of the Mughal Empire, from ancient ruins to mysterious music – Pakistan has a lot to offer with its rich natural and cultural treasures. Immerse yourself in the world of desert fortresses, carpet weavers, and gods. The ultimate challenge destination for true travel gurus is Pakistan, which is bound to belong to the small group of people who want to see the cold wonderland at the end of the world.
Pakistan means “holy land” and “halal country” and is home to many monuments, magnificent snow-capped mountains, and pristine scenery.
As the capital of Pakistan, Islamabad is one of the youngest modern cities in the world and the only capital in the world named after a religion. The architecture is rich in Islamic style. The city’s green area reaches half of the city’s area, bustling and blooming, polite and fresh, known as the “garden city.” Every year, when the spring blossoms, hundreds of roses and jasmine treasures are in full bloom, and the annual Pakistan Rose Painting Exhibition is held there.
Faisal Mosque Faisal Mosque
Islamabad Landmark, Pakistan’s National Mosque, is the largest mosque in Pakistan and even South Asia and the sixth largest mosque in the world, It was donated by the former King Faisal of Saudi Arabia, designed by the famous Turkish designer Vedat Dalokay as a gift to the people of Pakistan. After the death of King Faisal, the mosque was named after him in honor.
It is the starting point of the famous Karakoram Highway (Karakoram Highway for short) Shaped like a lotus petal, if you look down from the air, you can see a Pakistani flag (star and moon).
Lahore is Pakistan’s cultural and artistic center, historically the capital of the Mughal Dynasty, and is known as the “Mind of Pakistan” for its dazzling ancient culture. Pakistanis say that a Pakistani who has not been to Lahore lives in vain. The most attractive thing is the most exquisite buildings left by the Mughal Dynasty, which still retain the grandeur of the past. The Shalimar Garden and the Badshahi Mosque are all remnants of the splendid culture of the Mughal Dynasty, which can be called the perfect embodiment of the Mughal national solid strength.
Rohtas Fort is listed as a World Heritage Site. This is one of ancient Pakistan’s most famous military buildings and is a strategic location. It was never attacked, so much so that it remains intact today. The main fortifications of the castle consisted of thick walls more than four kilometers long, connected to the bastions, and built with magnificent gates. The Fortress of Rohtas, known as Qila Rohtas, is a remarkable example of early Muslim military architecture in Central and South Asia.
Lahore Fort is located in Lahore, a cultural city in eastern Pakistan. It is known as the “Soul of Pakistan” for its dazzling Mughal architectural charm, a Mughal architectural gem, and another must-visit place. Lahore Fort was listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1981.
Badshahi Mosque was once the largest mosque in Pakistan. Before the Faisal mosque was built, it was the largest mosque in Pakistan, and the square could accommodate 100,000 people to pray simultaneously architecturally, in the Mughal style. It comprises three parts: the arch, the square, and the chapel. The main building is the worship hall, with three domes on the top and flanks. The walls are surrounded by four minarets with a height of 53.75 meters.
As Pakistan’s largest and most populous city, Karachi perfectly combines modern and ancient cultures. Karachi has Pakistan’s oldest memory, the ancient city of Teda. There are narrow alleys, dilapidated old towns, gravel paths, elegant modern architecture, and the finest golden beaches of the Arabian Sea. Many skilled craftsmen in the city use ancient skills to make exquisite handicrafts.
This famous Karachi beach offers plenty of beachfront entertainment opportunities, such as horse and camel riding, amusement parks, restaurants, and swimming. It is also a favorite picnic destination for locals and tourists alike.
has 500,000 graves and covers an area of about 10 square kilometers. Kings, queens, governors, saints, scholars, and philosophers are buried here, some lavishly decorated with glazed tiles. It is known as the “city of the dead.” The historical information resources contained in this site are among the wealthiest areas.
The Mausoleum of Jinnah, Founding Father of Pakistan, located in the heart of Karachi, is the mausoleum of the Founding Fathers of Pakistan. Built in 1970 as an Islamic white marble palace, the most majestic building in Karachi stands majestically amid palm trees and flowers, and the coffin is engraved with epitaphs in English and Urdu. In the tomb, a giant golden chandelier weighing ten tons was hung by Zhou Enlai, which was very eye-catching.
This is a famous ancient city with a history of 2,500 years, the center of the world-famous Gandharan art, and one of the richest archaeological sites in South Asia. Chinese monks Such as Fa Xian and Xuanzang have all visited here. The ancient city of Taxila ruins are also world-famous archaeological sites and were once the center of Buddhism. In 1980, UNESCO inscribed Taksira as a cultural heritage on the World Heritage List.
Hunza is ranked as one of the top five longevity towns in the world. It is a place surrounded by the Himalayas, surrounded by lofty mountains. Here is picturesque, idyllic, and poetic, everyone lives a “sunrise and rest” farming life, with self-sufficiency and no dispute with the world. Moreover, because the film adaptation of the famous novel “Disappearing Horizon” by the Englishman James Hilton was filmed here, Hunza became the “Shangri-La” in the minds of Westerners, and Hunza was also the original home of the beautiful valley in the masterpiece “Valley of the Wind” by Japanese animation master Hayao Miyazaki.
Documents required to apply for Pakistan Tourist Sticker Visa:
(1) Fill in the application form on the designated website and print
(2) Two 5*5cm color photos on a white background.
(3) Present the round-trip international ticket and itinerary within Pakistan.
(4) A scanned copy of the first page of your passport (valid for more than six months; your passport must be signed by yourself, and at least one blank visa page)
(5) The six-month statement of my bank card (can be picked up at the bank)
(6) The original invitation letter of the Pakistan travel agency, the copy of the business license of the Pakistan travel agency is stamped, and the original access permit of some regions (must be issued by Pakistan)
(7) The original and the front and back copies of the ID card. The time required for processing is seven working days
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