Faisalabad, also known as LYALLPUR, is the most industrialized city in Pakistan. It is famous for its textile Mills and hence gives off the best fabrics and designs of clothing pieces to Pakistan, which are even exported to other countries. Faisalabad is one of those cities in Punjab that are more famous for their monumental structure and food streets rather than the scenic views. You might be wondering what I can do in Faisalabad, so here is the article to tell you about the top 10 things to do in Faisalabad when you visit it for the first time, so keep reading till the end.
Top 10 Things to Do in Faisalabad
Visiting Monumental and Historical Places
Faisalabad is filled with history and has one of the oldest buildings in Pakistan.
1. Clock Tower (Ghanta Ghar)
Clock tower also known as ghanta ghar is one of the oldest monuments of Faisalabad. It is placed in the centre of the eight markets. It is not only just standing at the centre of the city but also a centre of major activities happening in Faisalabad or even Pakistan like; Elections, emergency announcements etc.
2. Lyallpur Museum
It is located at MA Jinnah Road, Faisalabad. A heritage museum which gives the ancient as well as modern history of Pakistan. Filled with great art pieces. Has numerous galleries like textile galleries, orientation galleries, archaeological heritage galleries and many more.
Amusement Parks for Children and Fun Places for Family Picnics
3. Sindbad Wonderland
An amusement Park in Faisalabad which has several rides and swings for children. One of the best things to do in Faisalabad is to enjoy with your kids and the whole family. It is located in New Civil Lines, Faisalabad. The park is open from Monday to Saturday.
4. Jinnah Gardens
Located in Civil Lines, Faisalabad. Full of greenery and offers a great scenic view to the visitors. One of the best photogenic places in Faisalabad. While searching for places for fun things to do in Faisalabad, it is often the first option to go for as it is affordable for every person and a good outing place with your family. Even has a Masjid, a variety of swings and great spots for picnics.
5. Aqua Land Water Park
Located on the busy canal road of Faisalabad. A great place to visit in Faisalabad in summer. Along with this, there are many other water parks in Faisalabad like:
- Royal Aqua land
- Theme Park
- Water Park
Places to Enjoy Solitude in Faisalabad
Libraries and museums are one of those places which tell you much about the country and the place you are standing right now.
6. Municipal Corporation Library
Located on Kotwali Road, Dhobi ghat, Faisalabad. Has a bunch of books on different topics which you can enjoy and for sure is one of the best things to do in Faisalabad. For your convenience let me tell you the timings, so for all days except Friday, it is 9 am-7 pm while, for Fridays, timings are 9 am-12 pm.
Shopping Places in Faisalabad
7. The Grand Central Mall
It is located on W. Canal Road, Jahan-e-Andalus, Faisalabad. Has one of the finest and elegant elegant-looking buildings in Faisalabad. And provide you with a lot of options for fun things to do in Faisalabad along with shopping. For shopping it has several designer stores and even has a variety of restaurants, also a children’s play area.
8. Paracha Cloth Shop
Located in Mandi Bazar near Char Bhattu Chowk, Jaranwala, Faisalabad. Best place to sell the latest and different sorts of branded products at affordable prices.
Restaurants and Food Streets of Faisalabad
When visiting a new city or country, the most exciting question is “How will the food be at that place?” Faisalabad is famous for its pulao and halwa poori.
9. Al-Haaj Bundu Khan
Serves one of the best BBQs you can ever taste. Located near PSO pump, Jaranwala Road, near Humayun Town, Faisalabad. There are many other restaurant options in Faisalabad like Hazara Hotel Faisalabad, Banera Rooftop and Portobello.
10. Al-Falah food street
Located near Katchery Bazar clock tower, Faisalabad. One of the best places to visit in Faisalabad as you can get several food options from desi to fast food and much more. Dahi Bhalla, gol gappay, chaat, biryani everything along with many sorts of other foods are available here.
Other food streets in Faisalabad are:
- Wow food street
- Bismillah fast food street etc.
Well, it is so hard to go to Faisalabad and to do everything all at once in one tour. But when you have a guide along with you that’ll tell you what locations, timings and other alternatives are there for every enjoyable place your problem is solved there. In this article, I have mentioned the best 10 fun things to do in Faisalabad along with the important details for your convenience like the best historical places, picnic points and much more.
- Why Lyallpur was replaced with Faisalabad?
In honour of King Faisal, the name Lyallpur was changed to Faisalabad.
- What is Faisalabad famous for?
It is famous for its textile industry and clothing items.
- Is Faisalabad District or a division?
Division of Punjab province.
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