Top 10 best places to visit in Karachi
Karachi, spread over 3,527 km and with a population of 25 million, is the largest city in Pakistan and the second most populous in the world. Karachi is a city of lights that never sleeps and it has always been a special attraction for all kinds of activities and tourist destinations. Below are 10 things to do and see in Karachi that you will remember for a lifetime.
Clifton Sea View
If you are going to Karachi for the first time, this is the best place to start. The main attraction of Karachi city is Sea View or Clifton Beach. The beach once held the record for most famous silver sand beaches but was affected by an oil spill in 2003. Tourists and families visit the beach 24/7. Camel and horse riding, dirt bikes, surfing, and parks are also reasons that Sea View is always crowded.
Mazar – e – Quaid
Also known as the National Shrine. This is the resting place of Muhammad Ali Jinnah, the founder of Pakistan. This tomb is one of the most popular places for foreigners as well as locals. The tomb is generally calm and peaceful. It was designed by the great architect Yahya Merchant and made of white marble. The masterpiece was completed in the late 1960s. Mazar-e-Quaid is located on a small hill in the city center and is famous for its design, environment as well as lush gardens.
If you are interested in the history and heritage of any place, Mohatta Palace is a great place to visit. Built in 1925 by a Hindu prince, the 20th-century palace is home to art, architecture, and culture. Used today as an art gallery and museum, this magnificent building has ever-thinking exhibitions in the style of trees and renaissance. The Rajasthani style design of the structure is worth seeing.
Churna Island and its water sports
If you like all the things of the sea, then you must visit Chorna Island, which is only two hours away from Central Karachi. This is a place where you can swim, snorkel, and scuba dive around the island’s cliffs and sees a large number of sea creatures, from fish to snakes and turtles that live in its warm waters.
The Frere Hall building dates back to 1865 when Pakistan was part of the Indian British Colony. Surrounded by lush gardens, the building today serves as a library and art gallery. Designed by Henry St. Clair Wilkins Frere Hall is located in the President’s District, home to many other beautiful colonial architectures.
Paradise Point, also known as “Paradise on Earth”, is a beach on Hawke’s Bay in the Arabian Sea in Karachi, Pakistan. Paradise Point is a Farland with rocks and rocks that once had a self-made curve. The beach is very attractive for families and visitors, including horseback riding, camel riding, pleasure parks, hotels, and swimming in the Arabian Sea. Paradise Point Beach is accessible via Mauripur Road or Mubarak Goth Road in Karachi. Every year many visitors from not only Karachi but from all over the world visit this wonderful site. This gives bored people a better place to soak up all their headaches in running water and stay cool and stress-free.
Toba Masjid, also known as “Gul Masjid”, was established in 1969 in Phase 2, DHS Karachi. It is also a major tourist destination in Karachi. The Toba Mosque is made of clear white marble, with a straight minaret 120 feet high and a dome 212 feet in diameter, which is well balanced on a small wall without internal pillars. The Taiba Mosque is the 18th largest mosque in the world and its inner prayer hall can seat 5,000 people at a time.
Bin Qasim Park, also known as “Bagh Ibn Al-Qasim”, is located in Clifton, Karachi, Pakistan. It is the largest park covering an area of 130 acres. This parkland was first invented by President Pervez Musharraf on February 27, 2007. This is a beautiful park with a complete amusement package.
Haleji Lake is located in Thatta District, 70 km from Karachi, Pakistan. It is the largest bird in Asia and a paradise for bird lovers. 223 bird species have been recorded in the environment of Lake Haleji. The absolute area of Lake Halji is about 19 km.
The Hindu Gymnasium was the most common style of construction in Karachi in the style of Mughal restoration. The building was erected in 1925, located on Sarwar Shaheed Road, Karachi, Pakistan. The Hindu Gymkhana was a clubhouse for elite Indian nationals, who had established a strong commercial space in Karachi before independence in 1947. The gymnasium was the first public building in Karachi. This is an architectural plan and was largely based on the tomb of Ittihad al-Dawla (1628) at Agra.