Provinces of Pakistan: photo, map. Areas of Pakistan

Provinces of Pakistan

The unstable political and economic situation, religious unrest and the proximity of hotbeds of hostilities in neighboring countries - all this negatively affects the level of tourism attractiveness of Pakistan. Meanwhile, the provinces of Pakistan, federal territories and Kashmir also have historical monuments, cultural attractions, beautiful mountain landscapes..

Mystery city

Mohenjo-Daro, an amazing city located in Pakistan, in the Indus Valley. Almost covered with sands, it disappeared from the sight of people for centuries. But the same sands helped to preserve it for posterity, so that modern scientists, historians and tourists could reveal its secrets..

Many tablets have survived on which there are hieroglyphs, but so far no one has been found who could decipher them. The name Mohenjo-Daro is translated by the locals as «hill of the dead», what it was called during its heyday is unknown.

Karachi cultural program

The former capital of Pakistan still retains the title of business and cultural center. Here you can find hotels of different levels and prices. The city located on the coast offers tourists quite nice beaches, restaurants with delicious national cuisine, and other types of recreation..

Main attractions

For those wishing to touch the ancient culture of Karachi, there are many excursion routes, including Pakistani shrines. The program of most tourists includes a visit to:

  • Mausoleum of Kuaydi Azam. The Mausoleum contains the remains of the father of the Muslim nation (who is also the first president of the country). The iconic structure is surrounded by a park, and the greenery of trees or flowers creates a cool shade in the courtyard. In the Mausoleum itself there is a guard of honor; many tourists come here. To see the solemn change ceremony. Locals, rather, consider this place a Muslim temple, where you can ask for help from the Almighty..
  • Zeinab market with its magical oriental flavor. Many people compare the Zeinab market with the famous Aladdin's cave, which had everything one could dream of. The same can be said about the place of the main bargaining. It is difficult for tourists to part with this place so as not to purchase Kashmiri scarves, silk paintings, onyx crafts, seasonings and spices.
  • Mosque Masjid-e-Tuba. The beauty of the Masjid-e-Tuba mosque is in its dome, which is also the largest in the world among the religious buildings of Muslims. It was built of noble white marble and can accommodate almost 5000 believers.

Pictures of Pakistan provinces