Pindi parks spruced up for Eidul Azha

New rides and animal enclosures arranged for visitors’ enjoyment

Our Correspondent June 17, 2024


The Parks and Horticulture Authority and the district administration have renovated all 45 parks of Rawalpindi with fresh paint and added new amenities such as swings, electronic rides, arcade games, animals, birds and much more to provide entertainment facilities to citizens and families on the occasion of Eidul Azha.

Ayub Park, Joyland, Rumi Park, Ibn Battuta Park, Allama Iqbal Park, 502 Workshop Park, Ladies Park and Patriata Park have all been renovated. Special security arrangements have also been made in these parks for Eid. On all three days of Eid, the timings of every park will be from 9:00am to 1:00pm.

The chair lift in Patriata Park has been upgraded and is open for the public to enjoy.

The chair lift will be open from 12pm to 10pm on all three days of Eid. Boating arrangements have also been made at public lakes including in all three lakes of the largest Ayub Park. Moreover, motorcycle boats and other new, modern boats have been introduced this year.

Additionally, animals including lions, leopards, elephants, wolves, monkeys, bears, tigers, white tigers, deer, ostriches and other types of birds have been brought in for the viewing of visitors. Camel, horse and pony rides will be organised especially to appeal to children. A dodging car arena and battery-operated vehicles have also been arranged for children.

Food and drink, including adesi food, saag, corn bread and lassi have been made available as refreshments in the parks. Arrangements have also been made for cleanliness and foolproof security in the parks.

Each park also has parking facilities for cars and motorcycles. Fee for parking cars and motorcycles in the parks and prices of all food and drink items have seen a huge increase. Similarly, the rates of playing and sightseeing activities have also been increased by 15 to 20 per cent since Eidul Fitr.


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