Attractions

Museum in Quetta

Archaeological Museum of Balochistan

This small but well-kept Archaeological Museum of Balochistan, also known as Quetta Museum, is tucked away just east of Mizan Chowk. The galleries display figurines from Moenjodaro in Sindh province, pottery pieces …
Museum in Quetta

Geological Survey of Pakistan Museum

Adjacent to Balochistan University is the surprisingly interesting Geological Survey of Pakistan Museum. It houses a remarkable collection of geological and palaeontological items, with some particularly impressive …
Museum in Quetta to Sibi

Sibi Museum

In 1878, after an earlier assault on the town in 1841, the British captured Sibi and renamed it Sandemanabad, for Robert Sandeman. The most imposing of the extant buildings from the British era is the 1903 Queen Vic…
Museum in Quetta

Command & Staff College Museum

The Command & Staff College Museum has a small private collection built up during the days when the then Indian Staff College was the Raj's answer to West Point. Field Marshal Montgomery, WWII hero of El Alamein…
Architectural in Ziarat

Quaid-i-Azam Residence

The British weren't the only ones to appreciate Ziarat - so too did Mohammed Ali Jinnah, the Quaid-i-Azam (Great Leader). Jinnah spent his last days here in 1948, suffering from the cancer that killed him. The Quaid…
Islamic Site in Ziarat

Ziarat

Pilgrims come here to visit the Ziarat (shrine) of the famous Muslim saint Mian Abdul Hakim (who is also known as Kharwari Baba), who fled here from Kandahar in Afghanistan. The shrine is 3km from the Quaid-i-Azam R…
Lake in Quetta to Sibi

Pir Gheib

About 24km beyond Mach, after passing several coalmines, a rough track running right off the main road leads to Pir Gheib. This beautiful rock pool is fed by a cascade and is surrounded and enclosed by cliffs and tr…
Fortress in Quetta to Sibi

Mir Chakar's Fort

The 15th-century ruins of Mir Chakar's Fort lie on the outskirts of Sibi. There's also an old caravanserai (traditional accommodation for camel caravans), the Sohbat Serai, constructed by tribal chief Sadar Sohbat K…
Gardens in Quetta

Askari Park

More a family theme park, you can get out of the city here and enjoy some open space and clean air. There's a jogging track and children's park along with the Gardenia Resort hotel and restaurant.