Pakistan Monument is one of the national monuments of Pakistan like Minar-e-Pakistan and Bab-e-Pakistan, the architecture aims to symbolize the national unity amongst the people of Pakistan.
The monument is located at the heights of Shakarparian hills in the capital city Islamabad, Pakistan. The foundation of the monument was laid on 25 May 2004 and was inaugurated on Pakistan resolution day March 23 in 2007.
There is a wax museum adjoining the Pakistan monument that depicts the events leading towards the Movement of Pakistan. Moreover, a library, an auditorium consisting of 62-seats capacity known as Panorama Hall, audio-visual archive and a conference hall are also built for the general public to provide with all historical information in carving out Pakistan.
Pakistan Monument is a large heritage museum constructed on a total area of about 2.8 hectors. It is designed as petal-shapped seems like a blooming flower. These petal type structures are made up of granite. The inner area of the walls of the petals is inscribed with the outlining of other National Monuments of Pakistan such as Badshahi Mosque, Lahore Fort, Khyber Gateway and Minar-e-Pakistan. Inner walls of the petals are decorated with murals.
Moreover, There is a central area where a five pointed star is placed surrounded by a water platform. There is crescent around the star with the inscribed Golden words by Muhammad Ali Jinnah and Allama Muhammad Iqbal, national heroes of Pakistan.
Pakistan Monument is located in capital city Islamabad from 3 Km from Rawalpindi, at the mountains of Shakarparian. It is located on very height so that it provides the “Bird’s Eye view” of twins cities to its visitors.
- One can visit this place of heritage importance from 10 Am to 10 pm.
- The best time to visit this place is while sunset to enjoy the beauty of the nature.