Basic Facts
    Land and People


Karachi renowned as "The City of Lights" is the largest city of Pakistan. Karachi is the commercial capital of the country. It has representation of mostly all International Banks. Most of the International airlines fly here. All renowned airlines have offices in Karachi The city is vast in area. You can expect to see a large variety of modern and Colonial architecture. There are many beautiful mosques, Mausoleums, Churches and Libraries here. Bazaars of this city are the most attractive. It is has innumerable numbers of Shopping Beautiful shopping Malls. There are typical oriental style of bazaars with colors and narrow streets and also are the modern shopping centers offering a vast variety of goods.

One of the major tourist attraction is the busses and trucks of Karachi they are seen every where and present a whole art gallery of colors in them.

Pakistan Largest and Modern Airport Jinnah International Airport has also enhanced the city's beauty. The national museum of Pakistan is the most prestigious museums in Pakistan housing the artifacts from the old civilizations and the modern Pakistan movements relics. Karachi is the capital of the Sind province and It is a bustling center of commerce and industry, a big port . This beautiful city has sunny beaches at Sandspit, Hawkes Bay, Paradise Point, Cape Mount, Sunhera and Clifton. It has a lot to offer, including the National Museum, the Hill Park, a golf course, a squash complex and modern medical facilities.

Brief History

About hundred years agao this city was not a metropolitan city. A few fishermen lived in a small huts on the sunny creek. There was a pool of water on this barren piece of land which was known as Kalachi-jo-Kun. Kalachi was the name of fisherman whereas kun meant a deep kitch.

Therefore, "Kalachi-jo-Kun" meant the deep ditch of Kalacahi, the fisherman.

Places to Visit

Clifton Beach, French Beach, Hawks Bay, Sand Spit, Paradise Point, CapeMount and Clifton Beach

Gardens & Parks:
Gandhi Garden, Burns Garden, Hill Park, Aziz Bhatti Park, Safari Park and Alladin Amusement Park.

Cinema Houses:
Bambino Films, Capri Cinema, Lyric Cinema, Nishat Cinema, Prince Cinema.

Iqbal Library, Liquat Memorial Library, The British Council, Dr. Mahmud Hussain Library, Saleem Brothers Library.

Historical Places:
Khaliqdina Hall, Frere Hall, Max Denso Hall, Mazar-e-Quaid.