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Lok Virsa Museum

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Address: Garden Avenue | Shakarparian Hills, Islamabad, Pakistan
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A place where you get a fair idea of all major cultures of Pakistan. A big display area , you need two hours to see all. There is also an annual fair where some craftsmen from far... read more

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Islamabad, Pakistan
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

A place where you get a fair idea of all major cultures of Pakistan. A big display area , you need two hours to see all. There is also an annual fair where some craftsmen from far flung area take stall to make, exhibit and sell their specialties. The fair is predominantly a fun fair with stalls of food and... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I recommended all friends who are reading this k must visit this place for a huge museum you can see here at more than one hour it is best than Pakistan monument museum

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

Pakistan is a country of diversity. It has different ethnic groups living in different set of environment speaking different languages and have different cultures. If you want to have a glimpse of rich and diverse cultural heritage of Pakistan at one place, Lok Virsa (Urdu name for the words 'Traditional Heritage') is the place to be.

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Islamabad
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

The lol virsa museum is a national centre of folk heritage and impressive art museum. Built amongst the beautiful shakarparian hills the place contains rich collections of art fro all parts of Pakistan

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

A collection of heritages from all five provinces of Pakistan. Good place for shopping local handicrafts and trying different food flavors. Ideal time is to visit in evening looks even better with lights on.

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016

Did not give myself enough time to explore inside the museum plus the grounds .Just overwhelmed with the set up inside felt you were walking back in time to all the cultures that came through Pakistan Could spend a whole day thereSo wonderful how they are keeping all the craft work going by teaching students there

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

This is a very interesting ethnographical museum containing displays of culture and art of a numerous tribes living in the modern Pakistan. Plan on spending at least half a day.

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Karachi, Pakistan
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

Such a nice place to visit with family and kids as-well .. the museum is rich with cultural arts and artist gallery is great .. it is a must visit place in Islamabad :)

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Islamabad Capital Territory, Pakistan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016

LOK VIRSA is the very very old traditions Of Different Areas of Pakistan..The Peoples of K.P.K Provence are very popular in in Paying Respect to their Guests and providing different kinds of FOODs and feel very happy.The peoples of PUNJAB and specially the Peoples of Lahore are called ZINDADILLAIN E LAHORE are very honest and help full to all the... More 

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016

Well worth a half day here. Well written summaries on the exhibits, and fascinating insight into Pakistan's rich cultural history. There are also a few varied sellers of handicrafts, some lovely gardens to explore, and opportunities to catch concerts in this area. Highly recommended.

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