"KHUSH AMADEED (WELCOME) Gateway to Pakistan" Karachi by explore_discover
Karachi Travel Guide: 470 reviews and 1,005 photos
Karachi is Pakistan's busiest commercial city over 4400 sq Miles and more then 11 million population, hosting great activities in trade, industry, education etc. It is an ultra-modern city, equipped with the most modern cinemas, recreational clubs, hotels and restaurants and most of all THE GOLDEN SANDY BEACHES Hwaksbay, Turtle Beach, Sandspit and Paradise Point
The tomb of the founder of Pakistan, Muhammad Ali Jinnah is an iconic symbol of Karachi throughout the world. The mausoleum, completed in the 1960s, is situated at the heart of the city.
The mausoleum is made of white marble with curved Moorish arches and copper grills rest on an elevated 54 meter square platform. The cool inner sanctum reflects the green of a four-tiered crystal chandelier gifted by the people of China. Around the mausoleum there is a huge park fitted with strong beamed spot-lights which at night project light on the white mausoleum.
The location is usually calm and tranquil which is significant considering that it is in the heart of one of the largest global megalopolises. The glowing tomb can be seen for miles at night.
Although not developed like other beaches around the world facilities for general public do not exist, its still worth visiting a day out there enjoy the cool breeze walk along the beach, Mercury is rising in Karachi 35C these days.
This beach (sea view) is very near from the main city and is famous for weekend outings. Developed as a health resort in the 19th Century by the British, Clifton is now one of Karachi's most exclusive residential area.
People of all ages comes here in the evening to enjoy. Camel and Horse owners offer beach ride, see the sunset, walk bare feet on the water munching roasted corn or just sit and relax.
A Multi Story Non Airconditioned Building full of shops selling Fabrics of all kinds and the Prices are lot lot cheaper... more travel advice
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