Murree, Islamabad

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Appreciate the architecture of the old buildings at Murree, and see all the picturesque landscapes the town provides. Although most of the townspeople follow Islam, an Anglican church dating back to the mid-19th century dominates the town center, a throwback to the days of British rule. The British influence can also be seen in the old houses and buildings, which display distinctly European architecture. Go to the wildlife park to see Asian black bears, camels, chitals, sambars, and many other animals, then relax by the Neelum Valley River and enjoy the natural scenery from the Kashmir viewpoint. To experience some of the best views of the hills, take a chairlift and cable car. Back in town, you can also visit Victorian cemeteries, where the oldest tombstones date back to 1860. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to Murree by using our Islamabad trip builder tool .
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  • Enjoyed Murree & Ayubia visit, with nice cold weather & scenic beauties spread all the way. A light drizzle made these even more beautiful. Ayubia is a complex of four hill stations: i) Ghor Daka, ii)...  more »
  • Murree is a beautiful mountainous region outside of Islamabad. A relatively small town nestling on the mountain side. The wildlife is in abundance. As you travel into the mountains you can stop at the...  more »
  • I went there with family for old times sake, but it's not the same...too crowded...barriers on mall road, finding a parking is night mare...rude shop owners/sales people. No concept of cleanness, even...  more »
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  • One of the best places in Pakistan for spending vocations. Snowfall in Winter. Cool in Summer. Natural Scenery.
  • Loved it, very beautiful and scenic area, beautiful hills and jika gali is a must visit.
  • Supperb place to visit 😃
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