Blogs Posts in Sindh category; 47 blog posts

Nurri Lagoon, Sindh

  Nurri Lagoon (24° 30 N, 068°47’E) is situated 190 km southeast of Karachi in Golarchi (Badin District),  The lagoon has a covered area of 2540 hectare. It is a natural wetland, featuring a combination of br [...]

Posted On : Jun, 29 2012 | Comments : 0

Jubhoo Lagoon, Sindh

Jubhoo lagoon is a large shallow brackish lagoon with associated mudflats and marshes. It is located in district Badin (Sindh) at co-ordinates 24° 20 N, 068°40’E and has a covered area of 700 hectare.   The lagoon [...]

Posted On : Jun, 29 2012 | Comments : 0

Mohatta Palace, Karachi

Mohatta Palace, Karachi

In late 1920, Shivratan Chandraratan Mohatta, an ambitious self-made businessman from Marwar India built Mohatta Palace as his summer home in Karachi. The Palace is built with pink Jodhpur stone in combination with the local yello [...]

Posted On : Jun, 12 2012 | Comments : 0

Indus Delta

Indus Delta

Indus Delta is a unique example of a natural wetland in the Arabian coastal bio-geographic region. It is the fifth largest delta in the world, formed under largely arid climatic conditions and characterized by high river disc [...]

Posted On : Jun, 12 2012 | Comments : 0

Indus Dolphin Reserve

Indus Dolphin Reserve

Indus Dolphin is endangered specie listed in IUCN (International Conservation Union) Red List. Its reserve stretches a distance of 170 km, from the Sukkur Barrage upstream to the Guddu Barrage near Kashmore. &nb [...]

Posted On : Jun, 12 2012 | Comments : 0

Drigh Lake, Larkana

Drigh Lake is located 18 km west of Larkana at location 27° 34 N, 068°06’E. It is a small, slightly brackish lake, with extensive marshes. The lake surface area is 164 hectare.    Drigh Lake is a wildlife san [...]

Posted On : Jun, 12 2012 | Comments : 0

Hamal Lake, Larkana

Hamal Lake, Larkana

Hamal Lake is a fresh water lake located in Qamber Shahdadkot District of Sindh province. Its main source of water is from water streams of kirthar Hills.   The lake area is 1200 hectare. It is home to migratory birds [...]

Posted On : Jun, 12 2012 | Comments : 0

Karachi Museum

Karachi Museum

In 1950, National Museum was established in Karachi on the premises of Frere Hall. Later, in 1970, it was relocated to its present location in Burns Garden Dr. Zia Uddin Road.   The Museum has collection of cultu [...]

Posted On : Jun, 07 2012 | Comments : 0

Sukkur Barrage

Sukkur Barrage

Officially named the Lioyd Barrage but famous as Sukkur Barrage (built on river indus 5 km below sukkur gorge); it is the largest system of its kind in the world.   The Barrage was built during the British Raj from 1923 to 193 [...]

Posted On : Jun, 05 2012 | Comments : 0

Kotri Barrage, Sindh

Kotri Barrage, Sindh

The Kotri Barage, Sindh also known as Ghulam Mohammad Barrage was built & opened in 1955. It is about 1.0 km long. The barrage has canals which provide cultivation water to vast tract of lands in Hyderabad Region.   The Ba [...]

Posted On : Jun, 05 2012 | Comments : 1

Wazir Mansion, Karachi

Wazir Mansion, Karachi

This building, Wazir Mansion is the birthplace of Quaid-e-Azam, Mohammad Ali Jinnah, the founder of Pakistan. It is situated in Kharadar (a locality in Old City Area of Karachi). Now this buiding is protected national mon [...]

Posted On : Jun, 05 2012 | Comments : 0

Mazar-e-Quaid, Karachi

Mazar-e-Quaid, Karachi

Mazar-e-Quaid is the tomb of founder of Pakistan, Muhammad Ali Jinnah. It is situated at the heart of city.   The Mausoleum building was designed by Yahya Merchant and completed in 1960.   The Mausoleum is also the [...]

Posted On : Jun, 05 2012 | Comments : 0

Khaliq Deena Hall, Karachi

Ghulam Hussain Khaliq Deena Hall was constructed in Year 1906.   A well known philanthropist from Khoja community donated the money to provide a lierary platform for karachi people. The remaining amount was provided by karachi Mu [...]

Posted On : Jun, 05 2012 | Comments : 0

Karachi Zoo

Karachi Zoo

The historical Karachi Zoo was established in 1878 and was known as Gandhi Garden for a long time. After creation of Pakistan its name was changed to Karachi Zoological Garden.   There are 165 mammals, 460 birds and 2 [...]

Posted On : Jun, 05 2012 | Comments : 0

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