Cultural Tourism in Pakistan
Government of Pakistan
Ministry of Tourism
Green Trust Tower, Jinnah Avenue,
Cultural Tourism in Pakistan - 2004
Ministry of Tourism
Economic Analysis Wing
Green Trust Tower, Jinnah Avenue, Islamabad.
List of Contents
Statistical Highlights of Tourism Industry in Pakistan.
Popularity of Historical places, Archaeological Sites and
Museums in 2004 VS 2003.
Sources of Data
Overall Visitors to Cultural Places during 2004
Long Term Trends of Visitors to Cultural Places.
Relative Share of Visitors to Cultural Places
Historical Places and Visitors
Visitor Analysis to Historical Places
Visitor Analysis to Museums
Analysis of Visitors to Archaeological Sites
LIST OF TABLES
Table 1 Visitors to places of cultural importance 2003 Vs 2004.
Table 2 Visitors to Places of Cultural Importance 1995 Vs 2004
Table 3 Relative Shares of Visitors to cultural places 2003 Vs
Table 4 Indices of Seasonal Variation in Visitors to places of
cultural importance 2003 Vs 2004.
City-wise Visitors to places of cultural importance
2003 Vs 2004.
Overall Visitors to Historical Places 2003 Vs 2004.
Visitors to Historical Places 2003 Vs 2004.
Visitors to Museums 2003 Vs 2004.
Place-wise Visitors to Museums 2003 Vs 2004.
Visitors to Archaeological Sites 2003 Vs 2004.
Place-wise Visitors to Archaeological Sites 2003 Vs
Visitors to Places of Cultural Importance 1995 to 2004
Respective Share of Visitors to Cultural Places 1995
Indices of Seasonal Variation of Visitors to places of
Cultural Importance 1995 to 2004
City-wise Visitors to Places of Cultural Importance
2003 Vs 2004.
Visitors to Historical Places 1995 to 2004.
Place-wise Visitors to Historical Places 1995 to 2004.
Visitors to Museums 1995 to 2004.
Place-wise Visitors to Museums 2000 to 2004.
Visitors to Archaeological Sites 1995 to 2004.
Place-wise Visitors to Archaeological Sites 1995 to
Month-wise Visitors to Cultural Places 2002 to 2004.
Month-wise Visitors to Historical Places 2003 to 2004.
Month-wise Visitors to Archaeological Sites 2003 to
Month-wise Visitors to Museums 2003 to 2004
Seasonality of Visitors to Cultural Places 2000 to
Seasonality Trends from 2000 to 2004 of Visitors to
Places of Cultural Importance
Museums in Pakistan
Back ground of Historical Places,
Archaeological Sites and Museums
Festivals of Pakistan
Suggestions and/or clarifications
P R E F A C E
Economic Analysis Wing, Ministry of
Tourism in co-operation with Department
of Archaeology, Lok Virsa, Pakistan
Science Foundation, Government of
Pakistan, Governments of Sindh,
N.W.F.P. and Northern Areas
Administration, produces an annual
Report on Cultural Tourism in Pakistan.
The Report covers data on local and
foreign visitors to leading historical places,
archaeological sites and museums in the
country, where entry fee is charged.
The Report contains information on
number of visitors to cultural sites,
historical places, museums and
archaeological sites such as Lahore Fort,
Shalimar Garden, Jahangir's Tomb, Hiran
Minar, Moenjodaro, Banbhore, Umerkot
The Report will be of interest
to all those engaged in the
promotion and development of
cultural, historical and museum
oriented tourism in Pakistan. It is
also useful to the planners and
students of culture, history,
sociology and anthropology of the
Questions or suggestions for
improving the report are welcome
and may be addressed to the
Economic Analyst, Ministry of
Floor, Green Trust
Tower, Jinnah Avenue, Blue area,
Islamabad either through mail, or
e-mail e.a.w.@ tourism.gov.pk.
Fax No. (051) 9201696
Salim Gul Shaikh
Ministry of Tourism
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Reference para 42-55/N.
A draft Report viz; "Cultural Tourism in Pakistan 2004" has
prepared and placed at DFA.
The report provide on overall view of the domestic and foreign
visitors their monthly break-up of the places of cultural importance in the
country including historical places, archaeological sites and museums in the
country. The information is collected from the Culture and Archaeological
Departments, Lok Virsa, Pakistan Science Foundation, Culture Department
Government of Sindh, Department of Archaeology, Government of N.W.F.P.
The report is on interest to all those engaged in the promotion and
development of cultural, historical and museums oriented tourism in Pakistan.
It is also of use of the planner and students of culture, history, sociology and
anthropology of the region.
The following informations are added in the report.
Background of historical Places, Archaeological Sites and
Development Activities of Sarhad Tourism Corporation,
Northern Areas Secretariat, Planning and Development
Department and Culture Department, Government of Punjab.,
Draft of the Report is submitted for approval please.
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List of Photographs
Photograph of Jahanghir's Tomb, Lahore and Hiran
Photographs of Archaeological Museums Taxila and
Photograph of Archaeological Museum, Moenjodaro
and Takht-e-Bahi, Mardan.
Photograph of Quaidi-Azam House Museum
Photograph of Building of Allama Iqbal Museum,
Photograph of National Museum of Pakistan and
Building of Harappa Museum Sahiwal.
Photograph of Quaid -i-Azam Birth Place Karachi.
Photograph of Archaeological Museum Umerkot and
Archaeological Museum, Banbhore.
Photograph of Allama Iqbal Manzil Sialkot.
General View of Shish Mahal
Close-up View of the Mirrors of Shish Mahal.
Arch of the Shish Mahal.
King Prist Site, Moenjodaro period 2500 - 1500 BC
Terracotta Vase with Decorated Patterns Site, Harappa,
Period: 2500-1500 BC
Standing Buddhisatva, Site: Taxila,
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