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Lok Virsa Museum

Garden Avenue | Shakarparian Hills, Islamabad 44000, Pakistan
+92 51 9249209
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Garden Avenue | Shakarparian Hills, Islamabad 44000, Pakistan
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+92 51 9249209
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"different cultures"
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"local culture"
in 6 reviews
"visiting islamabad"
in 8 reviews
"rich cultural heritage"
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"neighboring countries"
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"central asia"
in 2 reviews
"everyday life"
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"cultural stuff"
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"for sale"
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"entry fee"
in 3 reviews
"on display"
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"shops selling"
in 2 reviews
"very nice place"
in 3 reviews
"folk"
in 11 reviews
"pottery"
in 6 reviews
"costumes"
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"pakistan"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There is a very nominal entrance fee, and it was good to note that the entry fee for foreigners is much higher (still peanuts if you convert it into dollars!). The museum is surprisingly well laid out and well-maintained, so that it’s easy to go...More

1  Thank ShoaibShawoo
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Visited with my family.must say an awesome contribution that provides a chance to get a glimpse of our culture.would love to visit time and again.

1  Thank Naila G
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Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

I visit Lok Virsa on a regular basis. I love walking through the museum and the bazaar. There is so much to see, so much to learn, great food and some awesome shop keepers. If you are in Islamabad. You shouldn’t skip this.

3  Thank Loraine T
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Reviewed 18 May 2018

The items on display are well chosen and seem beautifully but are hard to see due to dim lighting and sometimes are too far to be fully appreciated. I wish I could have had a closer look at the weaving and embroidery on some of...More

Thank notacanada
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Reviewed 25 April 2018

Lok Visa Museum is a good place to see & buy Pakistani hands crafts from different regions. It is a must visit place in Islamabad during tour.

2  Thank AhmedButt2010
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Reviewed 24 April 2018

The Lok Virsa Museum is pleasing to the eye as well as the brain. Learnt a great deal about some of the history of Pakistan -Must visit!

Thank shagufta072018
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Reviewed 2 April 2018

Lok Virsa is called the "Museum for the people of Pakistan". All I can see was old buildings requiring maintenance, surrounding needed cleaning. Did not see any display of cultural stuff or pottery and such. Some shops selling overpriced items which can be found cheaper...More

Thank Suzy M
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Reviewed 28 March 2018 via mobile

There is an entry fee which is very small. Lovely place to wonder around for a couple of hours easily- lots of information and history. Well laid out and informative. Great for kids to enjoy too. Shops outside to buy local crafts and unusual gifts.

Thank khadija m
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Reviewed 15 March 2018

A great place to find items of Arts & Crafts, jewellry, Lcoal art & souvenirs; be sure to haggle though; a little bit can go along way in getting a few good bargains

1  Thank Samir S
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Reviewed 10 March 2018

the staff was unprofessional and the people who visited the place made it feel cheap. they would whistle in front of girl. take pictures in front of everything. in general, the place is good. the visitors and staff made us have a negative opinion on...More

Thank Syed A
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