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Lok Virsa Museum

Garden Avenue | Shakarparian Hills, Islamabad, Pakistan
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Ranked #6 of 19 Attractions in Islamabad
Type: Museums
Most recent review
- Oct 12, 2014
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English first
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16 reviews 16 reviews
12 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

It has such an informative and artistic offering of cultural information and crafts, in a friendly ambience.

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Islamabad
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

The Virsa Museum is the only place in Pakistan where you can find the History & Culture of Pakistan under One Roof. You can find that Pakistan land is oldest land of Cultured people It is Suggested when you comes Pakistan first time you must visit Place Entry Fee is US$.5 for Foreigners & Rs.50 for Pakistani Nationals

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New York City, New York
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86 attraction reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

I went to this museum twice and it is amazing because you get the understanding of culture. However no camera. They take the camera from you and return it when you come out. Do't worry they won't run away with it. The shop inside is expensive shop outside and bargain.

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Islamabad, Pakistan
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86 reviews 86 reviews
51 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

I think we should definitely takes our children to the lok virsa museum atleast once. Its a good place to teach them abt the various cultures of the diff provinces. But i didnt really like the folk story section where u gind heer ranjha etc. Thats a part of us i would rather not share with my kids atleast.otherwise pretty... More

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

Must see for all visiting Islamabad. It gives a good visual about Pakistan's multi ethnic history. Easy to come around and can be seen in a relatively short time.

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Rawalpindi, Pakistan
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54 reviews 54 reviews
20 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014

I visited the attraction with some business colleagues for a day to do some artisans interviews. We had a very professional and knowledgeable curator in the museum. I was pleasantly surprised to see such wonderful place.i would recomend it to anyone who is visiting Islamabad or living in islamabad to visit as it is worth a visit

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Karachi, Pakistan
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59 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2014

This place is a good place to go . Its all about Culture and heritage about Pakistan and as well as some other Asian countries.

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Hong Kong, China
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148 helpful votes 148 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

This is a really interesting Museum which contains recreated rooms from different elements of Pakistani History and culture, excellent textiles and some good history. It is a surprise as Pakistan doesn't especially do museum's well but this is a really good place to visit. They often have external events taking place in the courtyard. Go and enjoy

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Istanbul, Turkey
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45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2013

no place to eat or drink , shops has lots of chinees stuff but nothing special from Pakistan. There could be a very nice place with a little touch.

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Rawalpindi, Pakistan
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2013

Lok Virsa - A one of a kind museum in Pakistan, is definitely worth a visit whoever comes to Islamabad. The museum showcases the rich cultural heritage of country. Student tickets available and photography inside the museum is allowed now (wasn't allowed when I visited 2 years earlier) On the down side exhibits are not adequately introduced and even some... More

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