Photogallery of Karachi, Pakistan

Marine Promenade
Marine Promenade by Wajahat Mahmood @flickr
Charminar, Bahadurabad, Karachi
Charminar, Bahadurabad, Karachi by Nauman 97 @flickr
Colorful Mosque
Colorful Mosque by Shabbir Siraj @flickr
Jehangir Kothari Parade
Jehangir Kothari Parade by Wajahat Mahmood @flickr
Kemari Boat Basin @ Karachi
Kemari Boat Basin @ Karachi by Faisal.Saeed @flickr
The round faith
The round faith by Kash_If @flickr
Frere Hall, Karachi, Pakistan - March 2008
Frere Hall, Karachi, Pakistan - March 2008 by SaffyH @flickr
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More to see in Karachi
As a rule, travelers visit Karachi not only to get acquainted with local culture and attend natural and manmade landmarks but also to relax and swim in the sea. Sandspit is one of the most popular beaches in the region. It is a truly paradise-like place. The beach has gorgeous underwater life, so it is always incredibly exciting to try scuba diving in the reefs. In the first winter month, the coast area becomes a giant nesting spot of big sea turtles, so it is important to be very careful when walking on sand. The coastline that is very comfortable for relaxation, clean water, and fine sand make this beach very attractive for vacationers. Paradise Point Beach is located in the bay with the same name. This beach is located within the city boundaries. The sea is calm here, and so the water is almost always still. However, the storm season starts in May, and this calm beach becomes the gathering place of surfers who come to ride waves. If you are fond of surfing and want to try it, it is hard to think of a better time and place. There are also areas for playing volleyball and basketball, a diving club, a horse and camel riding area, and numerous cafes and restaurants. Visitors are usually pleased with clean water and sand. However, Paradise Point Beach is popular, so if you don’t like crowded places it is better to visit it early in the morning or in the evening. Empress Market is located not far from the Saint Andrew Church in Karachi. It is a large complex that … Read further

Chapters of the guide to Karachi

Traditions and mentality of Karachi

Every year, the area in front of the Karachi Metropolitan Corporation Building becomes the location of Hamara Karachi. It is a popular festival with its own interesting program of events. As a rule, it includes a small parade, some thematic exhibition, sampling local delicacies, concerts, and other festivities. The first celebration Hamara Karachi was so grandiose that even the president of the country visited it. … Open

Travel guide to Karachi

The outstanding architectural monument of the city is the Mohatta Palace. This palace was built in 1927 for one of the wealthy entrepreneurs. The palace amazes with the luxury of exterior and interior decoration. In it are preserved elegant stained-glass windows and domes, and in the walls of the palace many unique antiques and works of art are hidden. The main secret of the palace is a complex of underground … Open

Karachi for children - what to visit

Fans of nature and animal enthusiast should definitely look into the Karachi Zoo. This zoo is located near the city center, and was opened in a picturesque garden. In this zoo, you can see tigers, lions, magnificent peacocks and waterfowl for which artificial lakes are equipped. A lot of pleasant surprises await young visitors to the zoo. They will be able to feed miniature monkeys and even hold parrots in their … Open

Shopping, streets and outlets

When describing local markets, it would be a mistake not to mention Paradise Market that is perfectly suitable for travelers in search of unusual souvenirs. At this market, travelers can find interesting antique items, inexpensive vintage tableware, jewelry, artworks, and other antiquities. Even experienced antiquity collectors will find it interesting to visit this market. If the book is the best … Open

Advices for travellers

8. As a rule, tips are already included in the total in Karachi, and 10% is a typical service fee in the country. However, tourists can leave some extra (around 5%) at local restaurants and cafes if they want to thank the friendly staff. A typical tip for taxi drivers is 10% (it is better to specify the price of a ride in advance). Porters will be glad to receive 10 rupees for their services. However, if you plan … Open

Cuisine and top restaurants

BBQ Tonight is a popular café that is equally suitable for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Open in a peaceful part of the city, this café is perfectly suitable for meetings with friends and business partners. It is a perfectly suitable place to try many dishes of traditional Pakistani and Afghani cuisines, see how skillful cooks make barbecue or try meat cooked over an open fire. The charming design of this café … Open

Top sigths of Pakistan

Several interesting monuments and other places of interest can be found in Hyderabad, first mentions of which belong to the pre-islamic period. Qutb Shahi Fort and an old market, which is located nearby, are beautiful reminders of previous centuries. The so-called historical complex is surrounded by numerous small streets and quarters, which were also built several centuries ago. Another important landmark is located not far away from the city. This is Lake Manchar, the biggest lake in the country and the wintering ground for thousands of birds. One more ancient city that is also worth visiting is called Mohenjo-daro, which was founded more than 4,000 years ago. The city is very popular with tourists, so you will easily find a guide or an excursion that will show you old quarters of Mohenjo-daro. Ruins of an ancient citadel and a palace are among the most famous places of interest here. There is also a large exhibition hall, where visitors can see several collections dedicated to artworks and artifacts found during archaeological excavations. Within several decades the Museum of archaeology has added many precious items to its collection - ancient jewellery, ceramics, weapons and figurines. … Open

Photogalleries of neighbours of Karachi

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