The best way to get acquainted with the culture and traditions of Pakistan is to travel to the most famous cities and monuments in the country. The city of Karachi is considered the cultural capital of the country. The city was founded in the 18th century and until 1959 Karachi was the administrative capital of the country. Most of the city's monuments can be seen during a walk on Mcleod Road and Bandar Road, which are home to the State Bank, the Royal Court, the beautiful Lyari Waterfront, the Mohatta Palace and the Frere Hall. However, Mazar-e-Quaid (Jinnah Mausoleum) and Masjid-e-Tooba Mosque are still the most famous monuments of the city. The mausoleum was built in honor of the founder of Pakistan, Mohammed Ali Jinnah. This is the most sacred point in the country.

Several interesting monuments and other places of interest can be found in Hyderabad, first mentions of which belong to the pre-Islamic period. Qutb Shahi Fort and an old market, which is nearby, are beautiful reminders from previous centuries. The so-called historical complex is surrounded by numerous small streets and neighborhoods, which were also built several centuries ago. Another important point of reference is located not far from the city. This is Lake Manchar, the largest lake in the country and the wintering place for thousands of birds.

Another ancient city that is also worth visiting is called Mohenjo-daro, which was founded more than 4,000 years ago. The city is very popular with tourists, so you will easily find a guide or a tour that will show you the old districts of Mohenjo-daro. The ruins of an ancient citadel and a palace are among the most famous places of interest here. There is also a large exhibition hall, where visitors can see several collections dedicated to the works of art and artifacts found during archaeological excavations. Within several decades, the Museum of Archeology has added many precious objects to its collection: antique jewelry, ceramics, weapons and statuettes.

The city of Lahore traditionally attracts travelers with its magnificent architecture. However, during the sixteenth century, the city received many beautiful mosques, palaces, lush gardens and parks. Lahore Fort is the largest architectural complex in the area. This part of the city is a popular destination for excursions as there are several large palaces, beautiful gardens and spacious exhibition halls. Do not forget to see such beautiful places as the Badshahi Mosque, the magnificent Chauburji Gardens and take a trip to the Aitchison College. Travelers who like nature reserves are also recommended to visit Quetta, since this city is home to the Hazarganji Chiltan National Park, and the Pishin Valley is famous for waterfalls and numerous gardens.

Pakistan is one of the most picturesque and interesting Asian countries. It attracts travelers not only for its rich historical heritage, but also for its unique traditions. One of the most beautiful place is China port Karachi. So, Tourists should also pay attention to these places. The brightest components of Pakistani cuisine are meat dishes. The meat here is cooked in the open fire.

You can try one of the popular meat dishes called samosa in the streets. It is cooked and served in small street stalls. The grilled meat is rolled into flat bread and served sometimes with lettuce. Those who want to try something exotic should ask for lamb meat with cottage cheese in one of the national restaurants.

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Hasan Root, a dream lover.