Shopping in Islamabad - authentic goods, best outlets, malls and boutiques

Shah Faisal Mosque The largest shopping center of Islamabad is The Centaurus. Trade pavilions of the world's most famous brands are assembled there. You can purchase amazing outfits from world-famous designers, or choose beautiful Asian-style clothes at a really attractive cost. The center has many play areas for children, restaurants, and cafes with open terraces that offer a wonderful view of the mountains.
There are not many entertainment centers and children’s institutions in Islamabad, as in some other cities of the country. However, vacationers with children do not have to be bored … Open
Those who don't go to overcrowded and noisy shopping centers, will appreciate Safa Gold Mall. It is distinguished by a very calm and measured environment and offers clothing and accessories of popular brands. There are jewelry and cosmetics stores, as well. The last floor of the shopping center is fully placed at the disposal of restaurants and cafes. There is an excellent supermarket on the ground floor for budget tourists.
Not far from the prestigious Kabul restaurant is a wonderful Saeed Book Bank bookstore. This three-story store offers smart booklets and books about Pakistan. Tourists can get excellent maps showing the main attractions, as well as photo albums with magnificent views and books on the history and culture of the country. The store has a fairly large department with stationery goods. You can buy bright notebooks and pens as souvenirs. Copyright
Islamabad cuisine has its own peculiarities defined by the geographic location of the country. Pakistan is a kind of interlink between India and the Middle East, and both regions have … Open
A wonderful market where you can purchase memorable gifts, is located on Garden Avenue. Here, local artists sell paintings, jewelry and costume jewelry. Women should definitely pay attention to the counters with aromatic oils and oil-based cosmetics. Still, you have a choice of wonderful local fabrics and hand-painted utensils. For the most affluent customers there are shopping pavilions with antiques.
Lake Dodipatsir - Pakistan In search of exquisite jewelry, go to Salon Libra Jewellers. This is a large and nicely decorated jewelry salon, that sell goods of local manufacturers. All of them are of quite high quality and are much cheaper than in many European countries. They present goods for every taste and purse, from miniature articles to luxurious necklaces and rings in typical Asian style, usually bought by the wealthiest visitors.
Residents of the capital of Pakistan are friendly and tender-hearted people. These qualities are always revealed in the way they treat tourists – locals are always ready to help tourists … Open
Men won't feel bored in Islamabad, as well. Outfitters store presents a large choice of men's clothing. All-year-round clothes for each season is available to customers. They sell T-shirts, shirts, coats, and jackets and have outfits not only for grown-ups but for boys of various ages. Customers receive the best value for their money.
A beautiful Blue Sunset in Muree There are many interesting art galleries in Islamabad. Because of the reduced number of traditional souvenir shops in the city, they're a real treasure for tourists who buy paintings by local artists as souvenirs. An excellent choice of paintings is presented in Tanzara Art Gallery. If you don't have money to buy a painting, you can visit the gallery just like a museum.
Besides the internationally famous Faisal Mosque, Rohtas Fort, and Taxila Ruins, Islamabad and surrounding regions have many interesting places that definitely deserve a visit. For example, … Open
Until late at night, runs Aabpara market. This market is especially loved by budget tourists. Here, inexpensive clothes, including very beautiful clothes for children are sold. Women can choose inexpensive costume jewelry in a typical Pakistani style or beautiful handbags and shoes from local craftsmen. Experienced tourists advise to closely monitor the quality of the presented products. It is not always high.
Pleasent Weather, Muree Town of Churchs There are also excellent antique shops in Islamabad. Alico Antiques is the most famous one. It will be of interest to absolutely all tourists, no matter how big a budget they have. Alongside with expensive rarities and works of art, they sell a lot of interesting old trifles at affordable prices.
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Shopping in Pakistan

Markets are part of the national culture in Pakistan. Some of them have historical significance. The most famous market is named after the English Queen Victoria. It is located in the center of Karachi. The closed pavilion is an architectural monument. Residents of the city believe that the market is built on a place with a bad aura. Executions of infidels were carried out on this square in the past. You can buy anything you want here. There are a variety of vegetables and fruits, Oriental sweets and all sorts of spices on the shelves. Shops with handmade carpets and ornaments are open for tourists. More than two hundred trade pavilions are operating on the market today. … Open
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Map of all shopping areas
Shopping streets in Islamabad
♥   Shopping area ' Blue Area' Islamabad, 0.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Shopping area ' The Centaurus' Islamabad, 1.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Shopping area ' F-6 Markaz' Islamabad, 2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Shopping area ' F 10 Markaz' Islamabad, 5.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Shopping area ' Murree Road' Rawalpindi, 8.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Shopping area ' Centrum Plaza' Rawalpindi, 8.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Shopping area ' Commercial Market' Rawalpindi, 9 km from the center. On the map   Photo

Shopping advices for the whole region around Islamabad

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