Sites Of Interest In Karachi



General

Mazar-e-Quaid (Mausoleum of the founder of Pakistan- Muhammad Ali Jinnah)
Koocha-e-Saqafat (National Arts Council)
Mohatta Palace Museum
Masjid e Tooba
I.I. Chundrigar Road (Karachi's "Wall street")
Aga Khan Hospital (for its modernist Islamic architecture)
Teen Talwar (Three Swords) Monument

Beaches and Waterfront

Clifton Sea View seafront
Hawkesbay Beach(breeding ground for endangered turtles)
Paradise Point (a rock promontory in the sea with a natural arch)
Sandspit Beach
French Beach
Russian Beach
Fishing and Crabbing on Keamari and Manora
Creek Club Karachi (offers boating in the creek areas)
Clifton Pavilion and the Jehangir Kothari Parade
Clifton Beach Park
Port Fountain Jet (600ft high pressure water fountain)
Defence Golf Club
Park Towers Shopping Mall
Zamzama Commercial Area (famous for its designer outlets and cafes)
World Wildlife Centre
Abdullah Shah Ghazi Mazar (mausoleum of Karachi's Sufi saint)
Ibn-e-Qasim Park 


Museums

Mazar-e-Quaid Museum
Mohatta Palace Museum
Pakistan Air Force Museum
Pakistan Maritime Museum
National Museum of Pakistan
Karachi Expo Centre

Colonial Buildings

Mereweather Tower
Frere Hall
Governor's House
St. Patrick's Cathedral
St. Joseph's Convent
St. Anthony's Church
Trinity Church
Sindh High Court
Former Victoria Museum (later used by the Supreme Court)
Sindh Club
Karachi Metropolitan Corporation Building
Hindu Gymkhana (now National Academy of Performing Arts NAPA)
Empress Market
D.J. College

Islands

Clifton Oyster Rocks
Manora Island
Bundle Island
Bhit Shah
Shah Bandar
Churna Island (Naval gunnery site, as well as Pakistan's only coral reefs)

Amusement Parks
 
PIA Planetariam
Aladin Park
Sindbad
Hill Park
Safari Park
Karachi Zoo (AKA Gandhi garden)
Taleemi Baagh
Cosy Water Park
Samzu Park
Fun Land
Play Land
Fiesta Park
Dream World Resort
Dolphin Park
Askari Park

Food
 
Boat Basin
Bahadurabad
Burnes Road
Hyderabad Colony 


Karachi coastal area:

Karachi coastal area is nearly 60 km in length; main and important places are the following:

Port Qasim Area
Ibrahim Hyderi/ Korangi Beach
Marine Drive Area, DHA
Clifton Beach
Manora Island
Boating Basin
Chinna Creek
Sandspit
Hawks Bay
French Beach
Cape Monze

Education:

Karachi has the highest literacy rates in Pakistan and highest number of universities and other educational institutions. Some prominent institutions are as follows:


NED University of Engineering and Technology
Aga Khan University
Baqai Medical University,
University of Karachi
Institute of Business Administration (IBA)
FAST - National University of Computer and Emerging Sciences
Indus Valley Institute of Art and Architecture
Bahria University
Textile Institute of Pakistan
Mohammad Ali Jinnah University
Dow University of Health Science
Sir Syed University of Engineering and Technology
Shaheed Zulifiqar Ali Bhutto Institute of Science and Technology (SZABIST
Hamdard University
H.E.J Research Institute of Chemistry,
Applied Economics Research Centre (AERC)
Institute of Business and Management (IBM)
Jinnah University for Women
Dawood College of Engineering and Technology
[PAF-KIET] Pakistan Air Force-Karachi Institute of Economics and Technology

Source: findpk.com

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