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1. Karachi:

Karachi is the heart of Pakistan, Easily the biggest city with a population of 13,052,000 (2010). It was the previous capital of Pakistan and a massive metropolis with a cosmopolitan lifestyle. Karachi has absorbed the charm and beauty of modern and conventional way of life. What makes the city more proud is the fact that Quiad-E-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah, the founder of Pakistan was born in this city and his mausoleum is the identity of the city. It is the most populous city in the country, one of the world's largest cities in terms of population and also the 10th largest urban agglomeration in the world. It is also known as the city of lights and the bride of cities due to its liveliness where people from all over the country come for jobs and labor. Other famous places of Karachi include state of the art Air Port, The famous National Stadium, Tooba Mosque, The National Academy of Performing Arts, The National Museum, Karachi Expo Centre. The Port Grand Food and Entertainment Complex is the largest food street of Asia. It is located near the Arabian Sea and once It was the world's most popular silver-sand beach and health resort during 20th century.


2. Islamabad:

Islamabad is the capital city of Pakistan and was built in early 1960. The city is more famous due to the political hub, beauty, cleanliness and more Importantly the location in the beautiful Magrala hills which are regarded to be one of the earliest sites of human settlement in Asia.. Faisal Mosque of Islamabad is the biggest mosque of South Asia and sixth biggest of the world. The famous places for food and cafe' are Jinnah Super Market, Blue Area, F10 Markaz. The city is a developed one and divided in different sectors. F-9 sector is called Fatima Jinnah Park which is one of the biggest in Asia. Some of the famous places of the city Include Daman-e-Koh, Monal, Shakar Parrian, Islamabad Zoo, Rawal Lake, Khanpur dam lake, Pakistan Monument, Pakistan Museum of Natural History, Golra Sharif. Islamabad is home to the some of the top-ranked universities in Pakistan, including Quaid-i-Azam University, Air University, Pakistan Institute of Engineering & Applied Sciences and the National University of Sciences and Technology. Allama Iqbal Open University in Islamabad is one of the world's largest universities by enrollment. The Saudi-Pak Tower is an example of the integration of modern architecture with traditional styles. The beige-coloured edifice is trimmed with blue tile works in Islamic tradition, and is one of Islamabad's tallest buildings.


3. Multan:

Multan is one of the oldest cities in the Subcontinent Indo-Pak, this peculiar due to almost never-ending history of religion and politics for near about five thousand years, according to many historians it is the oldest city with a history in the modern world. Multan is the City of Saints. It is also known as the City of Sufis and Madinah-Tul-Oleyah due to the large number of shrines and Sufi saints from the city. It is also known as the City of Mangoes and produces the most juiciest of mangoes. The people of the city are polite and the thing that differentiates Multan from other cities is the calmness. It is also a city where the five rivers of Punjab meet. Multan is famous for its crops: wheat, cotton and sugar cane as well as mangoes, citrus, guavas and pomegranates. The best part of the city are the shrines of famous Sufi saints like Bahauddin Zakaria, Shah Shamas, Shah Rukn e Alam etc. According to Hindu legends, it was the capital of the Trigarta Kingdom and stayed a power house after that. Multan is also one of the hottest cities of the country. It has a population of over about 3.83 Million, making it the sixth largest city in Pakistan. Nishtar Medical college and hospital was once the largest in Asia, The parks such as Cantonment Garden, Jinnah Park, ShahShamas park are the biggest in the country. The State Bank of Pakistan, BZU Campus, Arts Council building with and auditorium, MGM, Multan Railway Station building the famous Clock Tower building of the Multan Municipal Corporation are the other worth places of the city.


4. Lahore:

Undoubtedly the heat of Pakistan, Lahore is the second largest city of the country and one of the most densely populated city of the world. A legend based on oral traditions holds that Lahore, known in ancient times as Lavapuri. It is the City which never sleeps and also known as the City of Gardens thanks to the Mughal Emperors. Lahore also has a rich cultural and architectural history which goes back over a millennium. Lahore has a lot to offer, including, from its popular film industry known as Lolly wood, Mughal and highly ethnical architecture to the most hospitable culinary fiestas, Lahore has a breathtaking charm and charisma that enchants every one that happens to be in Lahore. It is the city of happenings and colorful events, Festivals like Basant, Spring Flower Festival, international Theatre and Film festivals and a lot more that adds the colors of vibrancy, animation and joie de vivre to the city full of energy and life. There are many places you can visit in Lahore and you can go on and on with the names, The Badshahi Mosque, Mausoleum of National Poet Allama Iqbal, Lahore Fort, Shalimar Gardens, and the mausolea of Jehangir and Nur Jehan are popular tourist attractions for the city. Golden Mosque; 13 Gates of Lahore and Lahore Zoo are also visited by people. The National College of Arts is a place where people all over the world come to learn the modern arts, whereas many famous universities are also in this city. Food Street of Lahore is the most famous in Pakistan which people mostly visit after midnight.



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