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GILGIT BALTISTAN

Nagar Valley

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Pakistan encompasses numerous magnificent valleys in its various cities. In Gilgit-Baltistan of Pakistan, Nagar Valley is located which is sited near Gilgit Valley, which is also a well-known valley of our country. It is a division of Hunza Nagar District. The valley is directorially further subdivided into two tehsils and they are named as Nagar-1 and Nagar-2. The estimated altitude ... Read More »

BALAWARISTAN

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The historical name of Gilgit-Baltistan is Balawaristan, in antiquated English it was spelled as Boloristan. In 8th century AD, the first documented usage of Balwaristan was made in Chinese, and regained some dominance in current years. The regions included in Gilgit-Baltistan are Hunza, Yasin, Ishkoman, Gilgit and Skardu. By the national parties of Gilgit considers Ladakh, Chitral and Baltistan a ... Read More »

Hunza Valley

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Hunza valley- Heaven on Earth Hunza is one of the most exotic place in Pakistan was a former princely state for about 900 years which came to an end in 1974. Hunza valley is the prime attraction for tourists as the spectacular scenery of the surrounding mountains is overwhelming. The valley provides views of most beautiful and magnificent mountains of ... Read More »

Gilgit Baltistan Tourism

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Gilgit Baltistan Tourism Gilgit strategically the most important region in the Karakorum and the trade center and capital town. It is the land of mountains, glaciers, organic hidden valleys, lakes and mountain Rivers and stream flows here are full of Himalayan trout. Fishing is the most favorite and famous hobby of the people who visit here. Gilgit Baltistan is a ... Read More »

Culture and heritage of Gilgit Baltistan

Culture and heritage of Gilgit Baltistan

Culture and heritage of Gilgit Baltistan Gilgit –Baltistan has a number of cultural entities, ethnic groups and various backgrounds. In view of the multi-cultural and multi-lingual aspects, people also have a beautiful mix of lifestyles and attitudes presenting a pluralistic society living together in peace and harmony for centuries. The major languages spoken in the region are China, Balti, Burshaki, ... Read More »

Deosai National Park Gilgit Baltistan

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Deosai National Park The Deosai National Park was established in 1993 to secure the survival of the bear and its habitat having long been prized kill for poachers and hunters. Deosai located in the Skardu district in Gilgit Baltistan Province in northern Pakistan. Deosai means the “Land of Giant” is well known for its spring season when it is covered by ... Read More »

Brief history of Gilgit Baltistan

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History of Gilgit Baltistan If we go through the history of Gilgit Baltistan there were a number of small independent states existed in the history of northern areas of Pakistan among them Hunza and nature were the traditional rival states, situated on opposite sides of the Hunza River. The rulers of these two states known as Thamor/Mir have built various ... Read More »

Swati Peeray

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The swati peeray Wood carving has been practiced in swat since early Buddhist period. The local craft of upper swat retains evidence of the ancient skill that is wood carving. The swati peeray (low chair) is famous by its unique design exist since time immemorial. Swat valley has culminated in an ornate style in wood carving today known as swat ... Read More »

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