Pakistan Monument (Punjab)
The Pakistan Monument is a popular picnic spot on Shakarparian Hills in Islamabad, represent the national unity. The monument is shaped just like a blooming flower petals with inner walls inscribed with the outlines of Badshahi mosque, Lahore Fort, Minar-e-Pakistan, Khyber Pass, and Quid Tomb. Four main petals represents four province of Pakistan and three small petals three administrative territories of Pakistan. In the center of petals, there is a centroal platform in the shape of five-pointed star, surrounded by a water. A metallic crescent along the petals surrounding the star, representing crescent and star on the Pakistani flag.
The monument is built by using granite stone, its floor is also made up by using granite. Behind the momument, there is a marble terrace with arches around it, provides a beautiful view of Islamabad City.
It is just located at a distance of 1 km from Zero Point, Islamabad, on Kashmir Highway.