27 Dec Karachi Sightseeings and Attractions
Karachi, which was once the ancient humble residence of Sindhi fishermen, is currently a roaring urban economy that sustains the country with its huge seaports. Always up and running, the roads of Karachi are full of colorful buses, Rental cars, taxis, cars, impatient individuals and the irresistible energy of its daily hustle. In any case, there are many attractions here that will cause you to forget all the chaos. Some of these attractions are mentioned below
Mazar-e-Quaid is one of the most impressive milestones in Karachi which alludes to the tomb of the founder of Pakistan, Mohammed Ali Jinnah. It is also called the Quaid-E-Azam’s Mausoleum or National Mausoleum. This landmark is located at the heart of the city which was completed in the 1960s. The tombs of the ‘Quaid-e-Millat’ for example Liaqat Ali Khan who was the foremost Prime Minister of Pakistan and Quaid’s sister Mohtarma Fatima Jinnah are situated nearby.
The Mohatta castle is an incredible spot to visit if you are keen on history. It was constructed by Shivratan Chandraratan Mohatta who lived in this royal palace for 2 decades and afterward left for India after independence. This Palace covers an area of 18,500 sq. ft. It has luxurious rooms and 9 dormitories. This royal residence is close to the sea and there is a secret underground passage for the security that leads to a Hindu temple that is only a kilometer away. Presently this royal residence is a museum center that shows treasures and different collections. The entire Palace is full of airy gardens.
Clifton Beach is Karachi’s busiest seashore, though here you will want to go for a walk instead of a swim. The beach itself is not all that much special, made of mud-grey sand, but it’s fun for people spotting. Clifton is one of Karachi’s luxurious neighborhoods, but the seashore attracts a complete cross-area of society, so it gives a decent image of Karachi at play. It’s deserted before late evening, and at it’s generally most festive on Sundays. Camel and horse rides on the sands are well known, while stands sell cold drinks, chai (tea) and grilled corn.
Churna Island and Its Water Sports
If you love all things about the ocean, then Churna Island, which is just a two-hour drive away from central Karachi, is a must-visit place. This is the place where you can swim, snorkel and scuba dive around the island’s reef and looks at a large number of ocean animals, from fish to snakes and turtles that inhabit its warm waters.
This archeological site is situated around 64 km away from Karachi and it is thought to be the ancient port city of Debul. In 712 AD, Arab hero Muhammad Bin Qasim first of Baghdad captured the entire area by defeating the local ruler Raja Dahir. This site has a little museum, relics of an old mosque, some other archeological remains and decent green gardens to rest and enjoy.
Port Grand is the entertainment hub of Karachi. Because of its huge variety of food and the cinemas, it is so enticing and compelling. It has a one-kilometer bridge that is changed into a food street and different stalls. If you want to try some genuine Pakistani food, you should visit this spot. The price range is also quite reasonable and it will cost you 4-5$ for a full stomach supper. It is also an economical shopping center point with a tremendous collection of wearables for both men and women.
Paradise Point is a seashore on the Arabian Sea which is a sandstone rock promontory with a natural arch. Even though the rocky area of this point isn’t suitable for swimming, the Paradise Point offers a chance to enjoy some beachside activities like horse rides, camel rides and so on. It is one of the well-known visitor destinations in Karachi.
These are a few top beautiful attractions in Karachi that are must vacations spot that everyone should visit at least once in their lives. So, if you haven’t visited these places yet then hire Rent A Car and plan a trip with your family and friends.