Anyone who visits Islamabad definitely visits Saidpur Village or is at least recommended to visit it. What is Saidpur village and why is it such a popular tourist destination? Well, we will begin with a little history of the village and tell you why it is such a famous place.
Saidpur village is a historical village situated in deep narrow steep-sided valley in the Margalla Hills in Islamabad. It was named after Sultan Said Khan son of the chief of that region during the early days of the Mughal Empire, who then gave this village to his daughter as a gift who was married to Mughal emperor Jahangir. The village also features an abandoned Hindu temple as well as a Sikh gurdwara which were restored in 2006 and are well preserved.
In 2008, the authorities cleaned and remodeled the village to make it into a tourist attraction and they definitely succeeded in doing so as the village now has many high-end restaurants and cafes and handicraft shops while still maintaining the ambience of a simple little village. Surrounded by beautiful lush green Margalla hills, it is the perfect place for tourists to not only have delicious traditional food but also experience the vibe of the Pothohar region and its village life.
Below we are sharing some of the photographs of Saidpur village, Islamabad, check them out.
A panorama photograph of the Saidpur village Islamabad
A panorama of the picture gallery, Hindu temple and Sikh Gurdawara in Saidpur village Islamabad
An openair restaurant in Saidpur village Islamabad
Entrance of the photo gallery – Saidpur village Islamabad
Restaurants under the beautiful Margalla Hills
Saidpur village Islamabad – Margalla Hills
Saidpur village Islamabad surrounded by Margalla Hills
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