Lok Virsa Islamabad

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Lok Virsa Islamabad


Lok Virsa, a peaceful recreational place houses a fascinating array of traditional handicrafts is situated in Islamabad, Pakistan. It displays the cultural heritage of Pakistani people. The living style of the different areas of Pakistan is exhibited here in statues, pictures, pottery, music and textile work. Lok Virsa is the finest cultural museum in Pakistan. The Lok Virsa Museum also known as the Folk Heritage Museum run by the National Institute of Folk & Traditional Heritage represents art works towards preserving the living folk and traditional culture and crafts of Pakistan. It is located near Shakarparian Hills and has a large display of embroidered costumes, jewellery, woodwork, metalwork, block printing, ivory and bone work. Traditional architecture facades exhibiting such skills as fresco, mirror work and marble inlay; tile, mosaic and stucco tracery are also displayed. .

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Adjacent to the Lok Virsa Museum, the Lok Virsa Heritage Reference Library is well equipped with resource data on ethnography, anthropology, folk music, art, history and crafts. Books on culture, heritage, audio and video-cassettes of folk and classical vocal and instrumental music are available for sale at Lok Virsa’s sales centre. Locality Shakarparian and Pakistan Monument

Address: Street Garden Rd Locality Shakarparian and Pakistan Monument

Phone: +92 51 9201651

Opening hours 09:00-14:00 & 15:00-19:30

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Islamabad < Islamabad District < Islamabad Capital Territory < Pakistan

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