Best Travel Destinations in Karachi

Karachi plays an important role in the economy of Pakistan. It’s known as “the city of lights”. Karachi was the first capital of Pakistan when Pakistan came into existence. There are many beautiful and awesome places in Karachi to visit.

  • Mazar-e-Quaid

Mazar-e-Quaid is the tomb where Quaid e Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah (the founder of Pakistan) is resting. It was completed in 1960. It is located in the center of the Karachi city. The graves of Quaid e Azam, Liaqat Ali Khan and Fatima Jinnah are there. Thousands of people visit the tomb to show devotion to the great leader. There is large garden around the tomb. It was designed by Yahya. Each wall has an entrance. On special occasions, official and military ceremonies take place there. Foreigners also visit this tomb.

  • Clifton Beach

Clifton beach is the beach of the Arabian Sea in the Karachi Sindh Pakistan. It is the best place to visit. People go there to enjoy the seaside and relax there. Thousands of tourists who come to Pakistan also go there and appreciate the nature and beautiful beach.

  • Karachi Zoo

Karachi zoo is the largest zoo in Pakistan. It is also called Karachi zoological gardens. It was established in 1878. At that time it was known as “Mahatma Gandhi Garden”. In 1861 it was converted to a municipality. In 1881 it was opened for public. In 1947 it was named as “Karachi zoological garden”. There are 240 staff members. Children love animals and feel happy to visit places like this. It the best place for the children.

  • Manora

Manora is a small cape. It is also known as Manoro. Its area is 2.5km. Manora is connected to the Sandspit. Manora is a popular picnic point for local people and tourists. At the end of the Manora, there is a lighthouse. It takes 15-20 minutes travel by boat. There are no hotels to stay, but the government of Pakistan is considering to make it a tourist point. Manora shows beautiful landscapes views.

  • Empress Market

Empress market located in the Saddar Town of the Karachi was constructed between 1884 and 1889, and was named after the Queen Victoria, Empress of India at that time. Empress market is one of the most busy and popular markets. Trade of many things take place there like fruit, vegetables, meat, stationery, textile and etc.

  • Mohatta Palace

Mohatta palace was constructed by a Hindu, who usually used to visit this place in summers. It shows the culture and early history of the Sindh province. It’s the most prominent palace in the Karachi. There is also a Hindu temple in the palace.

  • Ibn e Qasim Park

It’s the largest park in the Karachi city. It is located in the surroundings of the Clifton. It has beautiful views of roses, turtle pond, and morals of dinosaurs.

  • PAF Museum

Among all the museum across the country, this PAF museum gives the tremendous views to its visitors. There are aircraft, radars and other weapons in the museum.