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Karachi underrated tourist destination the Chaukhandi Tombs

Karachi underrated tourist destination the Chaukhandi Tombs

Anyone who visits the Chaukhandi Tombs can never forget this experience. The memories stay with you for the rest of your life, but of course not scary. The intricate design and magnificent architecture of the cemetery leave an indelible mark on all visitors. This necropolis, on the provisional list of UNESCO World Heritage, houses many tombs of the ancestors of a local tribe. The carvings on these structures are one of the most unique features of Chaukhandi. These are typical of the Sindh region. Let's take a detailed look at the history and architecture of one of Pakistan's most famous cemeteries. CHAUKHANDI TOMBS - A TOURIST TARGET: The uniquely beautiful locations in Pakistan, as well as the vibrant culture and rich history of the region, are some of the many reasons the country has always been one of the best destinations in the world. Pakistan is known for its vast mountainous landscape in the north, but there are many historic sites in Sindh that are equally popular among tourists. The 600-year-old Chaukhandi Cemetery is one of those places that welcomes thousands of visitors from around the world each year. SPECIAL FEATURES OF CHAUKHANDI AT A GLANCE: Houses tombs of warriors of the Baloch families 1,160 different designs on over 600 graves Built between the 15th and 18th centuries Built in the form of a pyramid DISCOVERY OF CHAUKHANDI TOMBS: The earliest reference to the Chaukhandi Cemetery was given in a letter from the Scottish historian J. Macleod, which in 1851 was addressed to the British steward Sir Henry Bartle Edward Frere. These historic tombs, however, were brought to the limelight by H. D. Baskerville, the deputy collector of Thatta in Karachi in 1917. In 1922, the site was included in the monument protection law. Dr. Jean Philippe Vogel was a Dutch epigraphist who worked for the Archaeological Survey of India from 1901 to 1914. He pointed out that the tombs belonged to the Muslims and were Muslim due to the Arabic script written on the tombs. The alignment of the graves was in the direction of Mecca - a practice that is only associated with Muslims. After independence, serious studies were conducted by scholars and historians. The tombs of these tombs were exhibited internationally, which aroused the scholars' interest in learning more about the works of the Chaukhandi Tombs. HISTORY OF CHAUKHANDI TOMBS: The Chaukhandi Necropolis is one of the most visited historical places in Karachi and is very popular with historians. It is attributed to the Jokhio tribe. The cemetery was built between the 15th and 18th centuries during the Mughal period when Islam prevailed. Apart from the Jokhio tribe, many Baloch tribes were buried here with Rajput roots. The reflections of the Rajput tribe can be seen in the way the graves are shaped. The monumental pedestals and slabs in the stepped tombs and the simple decoration of some tombs, such as a human face drawn by a child, point to Rajput's origins. In some tombs, which are based on Islamic beliefs, there are no human figures. LOCATION OF CHAUKHANDI TOMBS: The hotel is located 29 km east of Karachi and can be reached in about 40 minutes. These ruins are one of the best places in Karachi, as they speak volumes about skillful mastery of the masons at that time.

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Top 10 Famous Places and Unique Spots in Karachi

Top 10 Famous Places and Unique Spots in Karachi

Karachi is a big noisy city, but its offers are never boring for those who wish to spend a special evening.Karachi is a huge city with millions of inhabitants. The streets are congested and driving is more stressful than giving exams. Spread over 3,780 km², it bears the title of one of the largest cities in the world. Karachi has the best places to have fun, eat and just relax. Here's a list of places that you can visit in Karachi this weekend with your friends, family or relatives. Do Darya (Sea View Rd, D.H.A. Phase 8, Karachi): Do Darya is a pristine place to eat at the top of a creek. It is a line of outdoor restaurants that overlook a beautiful cove. Going there during the winters is particularly fun because the seagulls make a dance on the cove that is both captivating and fascinating. The best restaurants on my list are Kolachi and Kebabjees. Arena (Karsaz Road, Karachi): The arena is Karachi's one-stop shop for a host of fun activities indoors, such as skating, rock climbing, bowling, arcade games, miniature golf and billiards / snooker. There are several dining options available at the coffee shop to ease the hunger pangs that may come after a rigorous rock climbing and skating session. Port Grand (Port Grand, Road Opposite PNSC building, Karachi): Karachi has a vast shoreline and it is imperative to make the most of it. If nighttime swimming under the full moon at noon is a little too wild, you may be able to explore the waters with a boat trip from Port Grand.The harbor offers a boat ride around the mangroves that line the Karachi coast, a fast featured boat ride and a floating party deck when you have something special to celebrate. There is also an art avenue on this center facing the sea, where various works of art are exhibited in an indoor and outdoor gallery. There is also a night bazaar and many weekend attractions such as magic shows, music and dance shows and fire shows. Seaview (Sea View Rd, Karachi): The Karachiites do not need to look further for simple and innocent entertainment than Seaview, aka Clifton Beach. The long shore of the beach is a sight to behold, like no other during sunsets, because the sky is painted in shades of yellow, orange, pink and purple under the magical view of the sun getting lost in the sea. Saudi. In addition to the majestic view, there are activities such as horse and camel rides, buggy rides and illuminated plastic kites. Churna Island (near Mubarak Goth, Kiamari Town, Karachi): The island of Churna is located 6 to 7 km from Karachi in the Arabian Sea, it is an island of 1.5 km². You can enjoy many activities on this island, including cliff jumping, scuba diving, snorkelling, jet skiing and much more. So, if you are an adrenaline junkie, Churna Island is one of the best places for you. In addition to the water sports available in the area, the Pakistani Navy uses the island as a shooting range, which is also very fun. Bounce (Ocean Mall? Khayaban-e-Iqbal Underpass, Karachi): Located inside the Ocean Mall, you'll find a nervous trampoline park that will leave you laughing and captivating all the hormones of happiness. You will experience a night of joy here as you defy gravity and rise into the air. They have a free jumping arena, a foam pit and an exciting basketball court. The rebound is a place where pleasure and fitness coincide, the jump being supposed to create a lot of muscle movements in the body. Then you can enjoy delicious meals in some of the best restaurants in the mall. Mazar-e-Quaid (M. A. Jinnah Road, Karachi): Quaid-e-Azam was the title given to Muhammad Ali Jinnah, founder of Pakistan. It is he who liberated the Pakistanis from the British and this museum is Karachi's house with an esteemed personality. The house was originally purchased in 1943 and inhabited by the Quaid himself and his sister. Although the Quaid died in 1948 (RIP), his sister stayed in the house after his death, until his departure in 1964. The museum was created for the public in 1985 and can be seen in his living room, his room to sleep, its cloakroom, library and all the original painting and architecture of this era. This is a real timepiece kept over the years. The National Museum of Pakistan (Shahrah-e-Kemal Ataturk, Saddar, Karachi): The National Museum houses rare paintings, relics, sculptures and models that represent Pakistani culture and the times of the past. The museum has 11 galleries containing objects from the civilization of the Indus Valley until recently. He also has some ancient writings of the Qur'an. If you are crazy about history, the National Museum of Pakistan is for you. PAF Museum (PAF Faisal Air Base? Shahrah-e-Faisal Road, Karachi): The PAF museum is a museum of the air force. More than 30 planes are on display, including an Indian Gnat captured by the Pakistani forces in 1965. The Pakistani war heroes are recognized in many exhibitions. You will also see a number of old fighter jets and other antique planes. Engine parts are also exposed, allowing you to see how it all works. There is even a dedicated playground for young children, making it a destination for all ages. Mohatta Palace Museum (Block 5 Old Clifton, Karachi): The Mohatta Palace Museum, built in the posh seaside town of Clifton, offers a wide range of activities. Upon entering the palace, you will first notice the beautifully colored windows on the outside, a stone wall, an arch and minarets; a breathtaking view of the architectural splendor. You can easily get lost in the beauty of this superior construction and in the quality of the materials used.

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Best Places to Eat Biryani in Karachi

Best Places to Eat Biryani in Karachi

Biryani is one of the most popular rice dishes in Pakistan. It is an excellent combination of rice and meat along with various spices. Nothing is better than the feeling of having a biryani after a hard day. Biryani is considered the national dish of the Pakistanis. The hardest part, though, is finding the best biryani in the city. Karachi is full of places where you can easily find this tempting food. This dish is usually served with a special kind of Raita along with a salad. It is food that can be enjoyed in any weather and on almost all important occasions. It confuses us to choose a place where we can eat the perfect biryani for lunch or dinner. We have put together the best places serving the most delicious biryani in Karachi. So, if you are a native, or even if you are traveling, then these places are a must. Al Naz Biryani(Allama Iqbal Colony Karachi): Not many people know this amazing place, but those who are, definitely recommend it to their family and friends. This budget-friendly location is not only easier to keep in your pocket, but can also serve your entire squad if you're looking for something special. They sell a 1kg biryani bucket for 240 rupees, which is probably the cheapest price for good quality biryani in Karachi. Madni Biryani (Sector 15A/5 Buffer Zone, Karachi): Madni Biryani is a high-quality Biryani center located in the buffer zone. The chicken biryani they prepare has a good taste with the perfect amount of chicken, and the quality of the rice is good as well. It is not too spicy compared to other Biryani, so it is ideal for those who want to enjoy mild spicy rice in a quality location. GhousiaNalli Biryani(Liaquatabad, Block 6 Liaquatabad Town, Karachi): If you feel new momentum in the world of biryani, you will agree that no one can better cook Nalli Biryani than Ghousia Nalli Biryani in Liaquatabad. Although there is no parking space, it is mostly always domestic, which should say about the quality of their biryani. Food Centre: The Food Center has three shops in town: Burns Road, Hussainabad and Clifton. It serves one of the best biryani with chicken and beef. You can have dinner, take it or even bring it to your home or office. It was founded in 1996 and can serve up to 800 guests at a time. The atmosphere of the Biryani center is fascinating. All branches are air-conditioned and offer a wide variety of food. Haji Biryani (Jamshed Quarters, Karachi): The delicious taste they have in their biryani of chicken and beef is perfect for those who want to have the authentic taste of biryani. The beef you can have there is made with boneless meat to give you the real taste of tender and juicy meat along with rice. Biryani of the Seas (Prince Complex, Clifton, Karachi): It is one of the fastest-growing biryani areas in Clifton. The critical feature of this biryani is the use of fresh seafood. If you are tired of eating biryani in a traditional way, then it really is a nice place to try different variations. Biryani Center: The Biryani Center in Karachi is a Pakistani food chain that today offers a wide range of food. Her specialty, however, lies in Biryani, which is why she was launched. They have several offices throughout the city, which are located in DHA Phase 2, SMCHS, Northern Nazimabad, and are headquartered in DHA Phase 5. They offer a variety of biryani, including Kofta Biryani, Malai Boti Biryani, Reshmi Kabab Biryani, seek kabab biryani, malai tikka biryani, broast biryani, and even zinger biryani! You can have dinner, take it or bring it to your home.

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Pakistan Best Property Agent Portal Best Art Galleries in Karachi

Pakistan Best Property Agent Portal Best Art Galleries in Karachi

The Karachi art scene continues to evolve and suffers from a lack of connection to the international art scene. However, there are several contemporary art galleries that do their best to preserve the art of famous Pakistani masters and support the best new-generation artists. Learn more about Pakistan's up-and-coming art scene with our selection of best interesting art galleries in Karachi. Chawkandi Art (Block 9, Clifton Karachi, Sindh): The British art critic and journalist Marjorie Hussain moved to Karachi in the early 1960s, when she was still an art student. Of course, when she arrived, she got in touch with the thriving local art scene at a time when there was little opportunity to sell works of art. But only a few years later, the economic growth of the city opened an art market, which consolidated in the following decades. Ms. Hussain opened the Chawkandi Art in the 1980s, her deep knowledge of Karachi's art scene and Pakistani art, in general, is key to the gallery's program of high-quality exhibits that make Chawkandi Art one of the best contemporary art galleries in the city. Mohatta Palace (7HatimAlvi Road, Block 5, Old Clifton Karachi): The Mohatta Palace was built in 1927 as the summer residence of a wealthy businessman who named the palace after him. The building's unique design was inspired by the majestic residences of the rulers of the Rajput clan, using yellow Gizri stones, a quarter of Karachi, and pink stones from Jaipur, India's Pink City. The palace was purchased in 1995 by the government of Sindh, the region in which Karachi is located and it was then stated that it had become a place to celebrate the traditional, decorative arts of Pakistan. Canvas Art(Block 4 Clifton, Kehkashan, Karachi): Canvas Art is one of Pakistan's leading art galleries dedicated to helping aspiring artists from across the country. The gallery deals with modern, miniature and contemporary art and has a collection of over 1,000 objects from 100 different Pakistani artists. It is a great destination for those who want to know more about the current state of Pakistani art. In addition to the permanent collection, Canvas Art shows two exhibitions each month. Recent exhibitions have featured works by Muhammad Zeeshan, a talented and internationally recognized miniature painter and NaziaEjaz, whose paintings depict colorful urban landscapes and rickshaws inspired by urban life, Lahore, her hometown. VM Art(Dhoraji, Cp& Berar Chs Karachi): Founded in 1987, VM Art Gallery is based on the experience of a community center that teaches women. Since then, the gallery has become a reference point for the contemporary art scene in Karachi and across the country. VM Art is a nonprofit gallery whose authentic mission is to promote Pakistani artists in Pakistan and around the world through frequent collaboration with international cultural institutions. The gallery houses a permanent collection of works of art from the exhibitions that have taken place over the years. This includes over 400 works, including paintings, sculptures, and ceramics. India Valley School Gallery(Block 2, Scheme 5, Clifton Karachi): The Indus Valley School of Art & Architecture is an important school in Karachi for art students offering programs in the fine arts, humanities, textile design, architecture, and others. Similar to many other educational institutions around the world, the school has its own gallery, a natural resource for students and graduates, and a worthwhile opportunity for art lovers to engage with future masterpieces of Pakistani art. Gandhara Art(Block 4, Clifton Karachi): This is Karachi's only exhibit space with a regular program led by Gandhara-Art, a Hong Kong-based curatorial organization. The organization is very active internationally and curates exhibitions of Pakistani artists in various locations around the world. In the past, they have collaborated with many institutions in other countries, notably the Hong Kong Arts Center, the Salsali Private Museum in Dubai, and more recently the Modern Art Museum in Arnhem, The Netherlands. Among the many artists whose work it represents, Imran Qureshi, who was voted Artist of the Year by Deutsche Bank in 2013, is noted for his lush, highly detailed miniatures, which he began to paint with blood-red color in recent years Pakistan. Unicorn Gallery (Block 4, Clifton, Karachi): For a gallery that specializes in the history of Pakistani painting, the Unicorn Gallery is probably the best choice in Karachi. Founded by art critic SeemahNiaz, the gallery opened with an outstanding joint exhibition featuring works by some of Pakistan's most respected painters, including Ahmed Parvez, Bashir Mirza, Abdur Rahman Chughtai and Calligrapher Sadequain. A recent exhibition featured works by GhulamRasul, an influential Pakistani landscape painter. Koel Gallery (F-42/2 Block 4, Clifton, Karachi): KOEL was founded in 1977 as a textile workshop. Founder Noorjehan Bilgrami opened the workshop as a place to preserve the once-dying craft of hand-block printing, a craft technique in which fabrics are decorated with patterns using a carved wooden block similar to a stamp. Over time, the workshop has been added to a gallery with a similar mission: the preservation and promotion of regional works of art, including paintings, sculptures, photographs and handicrafts such as ceramics and, of course, textiles. In addition to beautiful artwork, the gallery also has a café and a pretty courtyard.

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