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Lok Virsa Museum

Garden Avenue | Shakarparian Hills, Islamabad 44000, Pakistan
+92 51 9249209
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Discovering Pakistan

Pakistan's rich cultural heritage at Lok Virsa Museum, from early Pakistan culture to the glorious... read more

Reviewed 16 December 2017
Rizwan A
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Rome, Italy
Discover Pakistan's Rich Cultural Heritage from Early Pakistan Culture to the Glorious Mughal Dynasty

It’s an excellent showcase of Pakistan's diverse cultures and traditions highlighting the local... read more

Reviewed 3 December 2017
Sagri2013
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Indianapolis, Indiana
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Garden Avenue | Shakarparian Hills, Islamabad 44000, Pakistan
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Reviewed 16 December 2017

Pakistan's rich cultural heritage at Lok Virsa Museum, from early Pakistan culture to the glorious Mughal dynasty and the contemporary struggles of the modern nation. The mannequins portraying everyday life for ordinary families feel realistic and vividly tell each story. Wander among additional displays of...More

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Reviewed 3 December 2017

It’s an excellent showcase of Pakistan's diverse cultures and traditions highlighting the local culture of multiple places. It also displays major cultural images of some regional countries in Asia like Saudi Arabia, Iran, and Turkey. The living style of the different areas of Pakistan, from...More

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Reviewed 29 September 2017 via mobile

At times the English descriptions are awkwardly worded or the text repeats itself or the text repeats itself, but really this place is an excellent oversight into the many cultures that call Pakistan home. It makes me want to travel more in this beautiful country....More

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Reviewed 6 September 2017

Lok Virsa and particularly the Lok Virsa Museum is a great place to provide a glimpse to Pakistan's diverse cultures & traditions.

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Reviewed 6 August 2017

I love the way the Museum is laid out in a chronological way as well as separates the different cultures of the region. One feels like they are actually moving through the different ages.

Thank Raheel Q
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Reviewed 20 July 2017

It was my first time visiting to Lok Virsa Museum and I absolutely loved it. There was so much to see and learn about the history of Pakistan and its relations with other countries. I'm glad I visited and would definitely be going back when...More

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1  Thank Aneela A
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Reviewed 1 July 2017 via mobile

This is a must see place in Islamabad. The museum has been designed with extensive research and dedication. The museum offers cultural and historical linkages between Pakistan, South Asia and its neighbors including Turkey, China, India, Central Asia Republics etc. This place has great potential...More

1  Thank AmirJahangir
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Reviewed 21 May 2017

I love handicrafts in general and in this museum there were so many great pieces of handicrafts both from Pakistan, but also other countries in the region. Absolutely Worth a visit! There are also some good shops around selling pieces of handicrafts.

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Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

Very nice place to visit with friends and family. I recomend it especially for tourist and people visiting the country. Its is a microcosm of Pakistan and will provide insight of the cultural landscape of the country.

Thank Roomi H
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Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Look Virsa Museum is attractive place for visitors of Islamabad. It's a nice place to explore heritage of Pakistan. There is annual Mela at this site which attracts people all over Pakistan to visit and enjoy shopping also at that time.

Thank Kausar W
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