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Address: Garden Avenue | Shakarparian Hills, Islamabad, Pakistan
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Mesmerising !!

This place is amazing . Cleverly thought after and expertly executed. If you want to experience the rich culture and heritage of all parts of Pakistan and haven't got the time or... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 3, 2015
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Worcester
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Worcester
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30 reviews 30 reviews
7 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

This place is amazing . Cleverly thought after and expertly executed. If you want to experience the rich culture and heritage of all parts of Pakistan and haven't got the time or resources to visit all the places then you must come here visit Lok Virsa.

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Trinidad and Tobago
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14 reviews 14 reviews
11 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

A walk though Pakistan and Asia culture through the centuries...plzzz ppl id you go to islamabad this is a must

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Islamabad Capital Territory, Pakistan
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9 reviews 9 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

This place gives you an excellent introduction to Pakistan's rich culture and traditions. From one of the oldest cultures known to humans (Mehrgarh) and cultures go BCs and later in early Ads and so on, the place that is now Pakistan has gone through many rich evolutions - this place showcases them all and also introduces you to its current... More 

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Islamabad, Punjab, Pakistan
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61 reviews 61 reviews
26 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

This institute of culture and Folk heritage is located in a very beautiful location. The museum is a part of the institute and reflects the culture of different areas of Pakistan. The institute has a big library of Folk and classical music as well as films and read each on the culture and heritage in the different regions of the... More 

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Ankara, Turkey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

If you've got some time, dont forget to visit Lok Virsa museum. The museum has something for everyone if you are at all interested in history or culture. They have so much stuff about all over Pakistan though that you can easily be overwhelmed. However, there is no proper guiding to see the museum by highlighting their key objects. must... More 

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Swabi, Pakistan
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76 reviews 76 reviews
46 attraction reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

I went to the museum along with my family on a working day in order to avoid people crowd. The museum is very well maintained and culture of different regions of Pakistan has been presented in a beautiful manner.

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Chicago, il
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108 reviews 108 reviews
36 attraction reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

This was a unique museum experience in Pakistan. The admission price was very low and most people were friendly & hospitable. This museum focuses on the various different cultures found in Pakistan. Throughout the Museum exhibits you will find real life scenes created to show the exquisite details found in the daily lives of people of Pakistan. The Museum does... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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20 reviews 20 reviews
6 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

If you are visiting Islamabad and have not visited Lok Virsa Museum consider you have not visited Islamabad. The presentation of Pakistani culture and history is done very beautifully. The museum provides good info on the display. Most of the things are done beautifully however a very silly things is that you are not allowed to take pictures. It gives... More 

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Rawalpindi, Pakistan
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60 reviews 60 reviews
24 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

Lok Virsa museum (folk heritage museum) is a must visit place in Islamabad. This place explains the culture, context, living conditions, and other information about different parts of Pakistan. The museum provide artistic presentation for explaining the Pakistani culture.

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Islamabad, Pakistan
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27 reviews 27 reviews
3 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

This was originally set up as an academic institution and a Museum of Ethnology and therefor has a fantastic collection of exhibits. But it has not been kept is great condition and poor lighting makes it difficult to see details of many of the exhibits. The copycat Madame Tussaud's look make the place look a bit bizarre but its well... More 

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