Pakistan Monument Museum Islamabad (Punjab)
Lok Virsa Pakistan Monument Museum is located near Pakistan Monument in Shakarparian Hills on Garden Ave in Islamabad at the distance of just less than 2 km from Zero Point. It presents history of Indo-Pakistan and Movement of Pakistan in splendid way in the form of statues and written description. It also shows struggles of Muhammad Ali Jinnah for Pakistan in different events.
The main purpose of the museum is to educate present and future generations of Pakistan about the history of Movement of Pakistan. It is one of very different type of museum providing very different point of view to present information to visitors.
About Pakistan Monument
The Pakistan Monument is a popular picnic spot on Shakarparian Hills in Islamabad, represent national unity. The monument is shaped just like 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 represent four provinces of Pakistan and three small petals three administrative territories of Pakistan. In the center of petals, there is a central platform in the shape of a five-pointed star, surrounded by water. A metallic crescent along the petals surrounding the star, representing the 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 monument, 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.
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