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Lansdowne Bridge of Rohri, Pakistan.
A marvel of nineteenth century engineering, the 'longest "rigid" girder bridge in the world' at that time, was begun in 1887. Designed by Sir Alexander Meadows Rendel, the girder work weighing a massive 3,300 tons was erected by F.E. Robertson, and Hecquet.
It is one of it's own kind and gives a glimpse of Sydney Harbor bridge.
 
Mai Pir. Ancient City of 'Shehre-e-Roghan' near Lasbela, Pakistan.
This cave city is larger than any other in world.
There are thousands of cave houses in rocks extends to 2 - 3 km.
In Turkey and other European countries, these cave cities are million dollar tourists attraction. Locals say, this was constructed by Prince Saif-al-Maluk.
Sad part, hardly only a Few Pakistanis know about this ancient wonder!
 
"Arror Rock"
[near Rohri in Sindh]
The shape of rock was caused by unknown natural forces.
There is also a Shrine on the top.
In France, there is a famous similar shaped rock on sea shore caused by huge water waves but in the middle of barren Arror - such a shape is an Amazing Wonder.
Near this wonder, there are ruins of Bin Qasim Masjid [First ever Masjid built in Subcontinent; during reign of Muhammad Bin Qasim]

This is not Fox and Franz Josef Glacier, New Zealand.
This is Biafo Glacier - which is a 63 km long glacier in the Karakoram Mountains, Pakistan meets the 49 km long Hispar Glacier at an altitude of 5,128 m (16,824 feet) at Hispar La (Pass) to create the world's longest glacial system outside the polar regions.
[It is considered to be the most beautiful glacier of the world].
It is also called as "Heaven on Earth".
Pakistan has the most beautiful view of mountains on the planet
 
River Indus, Pakistan
Great trans-Himalayan river of South Asia and one of the longest rivers in the world, having a length of 1,800 miles (2,900 kilometres). It has a total drainage area of about 450,000 square miles (1,165,500 square kilometres), of which 175,000 square miles lie in the Himalayan mountains and foothills and the rest in the semiarid plains of Pakistan. The river's annual flow is about 272 billion cubic yards.

 
Katas Raj Temple. Located 40 km from Chakwaal in salt range of Pakistan.
This is one of many forts, temples, and places of historical and archeological interest in the Salt Range, Punjab province of Pakistan, as this was part of the Hindu Kingdom of Kashmir in 10 AD.
It is a picturesque sight.
It's been nominated for UNESCO world heritage site.
Very popular among tourists.

 
Rakaposhi, Pakistan. 
Rakaposhi is also known as Dumani [Mother of Mist]. It is situated in the Nagar valley.
 
Laila Peak, Hushe, Karakoram Range, Pakistan. 
It has a distinctive spear-like shape. One of the most beautiful & scenic snow covered mountain of the world.
The Laila peak has been climbed only twice.
 
Uli Biaho Tower, Pakistan. 
It is a peak near Trango Towers and Baltoro Glacier in the Northern Areas of Pakistan. It consists of two main peaks, Uli Biaho Tower (listed by Roskelley as 19,957 feet, and by Kopold as 6109 m (20,058 feet)); and Uli Biaho Peak (Kopold: 6417 m), which as of 2006 was unclimbed.
 
Pir Ghaib [Invisible Saint], Pakistan. 
It is a beautiful place surrounded from all sides by daunting rugged mountains and is almost 10 km Eastwards from the National Highway between Sibi and Mach cities of Baluchistan, Pakistan. No one knows about the exact historical validity of a Saint's Grave. The locals attribute many mythological stories.
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