Things To Do In Karachi
Karachi (/kəˈrɑːtʃi/; Urdu: کراچی; Sindhi: ڪراچي; ALA-LC: Karācī, IPA: [kəˈraːtʃi] (About this soundlisten), Balochi: کراچی) is the largest city in Pakistan and the twelfth-largest city in the world. It is the capital of the Pakistani province of Sindh. Ranked as a beta-global city, it is Pakistan’s premier industrial and financial centre, with an estimated GDP of $164 billion (PPP) as of 2019. Karachi is Pakistan’s most cosmopolitan city, linguistically, ethnically, and religiously diverse, as well as one of Pakistan’s most secular and socially liberal cities. With its location on the Arabian Sea, Karachi serves as a transport hub, and is home to Pakistan’s two largest seaports, the Port of Karachi and Port Bin Qasim, as well as Pakistan’s busiest airport, the Jinnah International Airport.
Frere Hall is a building in Karachi, Pakistan that dates from the early British colonial era in Sindh. Completed in 1865, Frere Hall was originally intended to serve as Karachi’s town hall, and now serves as an exhibition space and library.
Port Grand Food and drink and Entertainment Complex is a recreational area built in Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan along the waterfront of the 19th century Native Jetty Bridge that connects the Karachi Port Trust to Keamari. The project was a result of joint efforts made by the Karachi Port Trust and a private company Grand Leisure Corporation. The complex was opened for public on 28 May 2011.
Turtle Beach Karachi Pakistan. Located between Hawke’s Bay and Sandspit, this beach is another breeding spot for rare green turtle species. You can spot these turtles creeping in and out of the sea usually after sunset in the winter months.
Pakistan Air Force Museum Faisal is an Air Force museum and park situated near Karsaz Flyover on Shahrah-e-Faisal in Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan. A majority of the aircraft, weapons and radar are displayed outside in the park but the main museum features all major fighter aircraft that have been used by the Pakistan Air Force.
Masjid-e-Tooba or Tooba Mosque also known as Gol Masjid, is located in the city of Karachi, Sindh the province of Pakistan. It is situated in the phase 2 of DHA, Karachi. The construction of the mosque began in 1966 and completed in 1969. This mosque has the capacity to hold up to 5,000 people.
The Empress Market is a marketplace situated in the Saddar Town locality of Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan. The market traces its origins to the British Raj era, when it was first constructed. Today, it is amongst the most popular and busy places for shopping in Karachi.
The park is located near the Clifton Beach, Karachi and is Karachi’s largest urban park, covering 130 acres (0.53 km2). The northern edge begins at Jehangir Kothari Parade, and ends near the coast of the Arabian Sea.
Quaid’s Mausoleum, is the final resting place of Quaid-e-Azam (“Great Leader”) Muhammad Ali Jinnah, the founder of Pakistan. Designed in a 1960s modernist style, it was completed in 1971, and is an iconic symbol of Karachi.
The Chaukhandi Tombs
The Chaukhandi tombs form an early Islamic cemetery situated 29 km east of Karachi, Sindh province of Pakistan. The tombs are notable for their elaborate sandstone carvings.