These seven photographs vouch that Islamabad is the most beautiful city in Pakistan

Fortunately, being a resident of Islamabad, I do not have to go too far to photograph artistic creations of nature.

Nouman Akram April 17, 2016
There is immense beauty and perfection in all of God’s creations. Human beings, being His greatest creation have the capacity of creating beautiful things. 

Fortunately, being a resident of Islamabad, I do not have to go too far to photograph artistic creations of nature. Whether it’s the lush greenery, the highland mountains, or the constructions that are the blend of classic and modern architecture; there is nothing one cannot find in the capital city, Islamabad. The planet is filled with the purest form of beauty which fills the eyes and heart of the average beholder. This beauty is an untiring attraction for artists, poets and photographers.

A famous poet once said a thing of beauty is a joy forever.

I have tried to capture the beauty of Islamabad in the form of photographs.

The glorious meeting of the sun and mountains.

Margalla Hills National Park, located in the northern part of Islamabad is one of the most developed and most visited national parks in Pakistan.

Most of the shadows of life are caused by standing in our own sunshine.

Fatima Jinnah Park Islamabad - Its vast acreage is mostly covered by greenery, with a few man-made structures dotting the landscape. Most of the park area is effectively a wildlife sanctuary.

Its all about finding the calm in the chaos.

Jinnah Avenue is one of the major roads in nation’s capital running amidst parallel rows of pine trees planted 40 years ago in the capital’s biggest commercial and business centre, Blue Area.

A Glimpse of Heaven.

This architectural beauty can be found at the Central Courtyard, Fatima Jinnah Park Islamabad.

Always stand for what you believe in, even if it means standing alone.

With sprawling green gardens, Fatima Jinnah Park is a must visit.

Metro bus station

The gleaming metro buses travel through Blue Area all through the day.

Peace is seeing a sunset and knowing who to thank.

Rawal Lake is an extension of the Margalla Hills National Park located on River Korang. It is a great place for bird watching as the majority of Islamabad’s birds are found here. It is also a good spot for fishing and recreation.

And this is why, beauty does not have be sought. It is everywhere. All you have to do is look.
Nouman Akram The author is a UET Graduate who intends to be a polymath. He tweets as (
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LS | 5 years ago | Reply You are Wrong. The Beauty of City has nothing to do with Quality of Living Survey. The parameter of this survey are, the last one includes safety as well. • Consumer goods • Economic environment • Housing • Medical and health considerations • Natural environment • Political and social environment • Public services and transport • Recreation • Schools and education • Socio-cultural environment We don't call it HINDUstan, we call it India or Bharat, only Muslims call it Hindustan... because for Muslims the only identity that matters is religion. Hindu in Hindustan is NOT a religion, It is name of a Place derived from Sindhu/Indus, Sanatan Dharma is a religion. Naming Cities after goddess does not make a city belong to a particular religion, but when Islamabad (a new city was being created) the founders wanted to name the city after religion deliberately.
Zeisix | 5 years ago | Reply What is beautiful in a city without smiling women and girls in the streets?
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