Blogs Posts in Sindh category; 47 blog posts

Frere Hall, Karachi

Frere Hall is an integral part of Karachi’s heritage and culture. The Hall is located between Abdullah Haroon Road and Fatima Jinnah Road.    It was built by  Sir Bartle Frere (Sindh Commissioner 1851-1859) and [...]

Posted On : Jun, 05 2012 | Comments : 0

Denso Hall, Karachi

Denso hall library constructed by British Government in 1886. It is located at the corner of M.A Jinnah Road (Muhammad Ali Jinnah Road) and Murad Khan road.   Location: View Larger Map

Posted On : Jun, 05 2012 | Comments : 0

Shah Jahan Mosque, Thatta

Shah Jahan Mosque, Thatta

Shah Jahan Mosque (famous as SHAHJAHANI MOSQUE) is the first mosque in Sindh region to be constructed according to the principles of Mughal courtyard architecture.   This mosque was built in 1647 during the reign of Mughal Kin [...]

Posted On : Jun, 04 2012 | Comments : 0

Shah Abdul Latif Bhittai Masoleum

Shah Abdul Latif Bhittai Masoleum

Shah Abdul Latif Bhittai (also famous in sindhi language Lakhino Latif, Latif Ghot, and Bhitt Jo Shah) was born in 1689 at a village called Hala Havelli near Hyderabad, Sindh. In young age, he fell in love with the daughter of the village [...]

Posted On : Jun, 04 2012 | Comments : 0

Lal Shahbaz Qalandar

Lal Shahbaz Qalandar

Sind Province is famous for Sufi Poets, and in a long list of Sufis, Hazrat Lal Shahbaz Qalandar stands tall & elegant. The saints’ real name Syed Usman Marwandi, Hazrat Syed Shah Hussain or known as Hazrat Lal Shahbaz Qalandar [...]

Posted On : Jun, 04 2012 | Comments : 0

Hyderabad City

The 2nd largest city in Sindh province & 6th largest city in Pakistan, Hyderabad was founded in 1768 by Mian Ghulam Mohammad Shah Kalhoro. It is situated on east side along the bank of river Indus at 25.367 °N latitude and 68.367 &d [...]

Posted On : Jun, 04 2012 | Comments : 0

Khudabad Mosque, Dadu district

Khudabad Mosque, Dadu district

Jamia Mosque Khudabad was built by Mian Yar Muhammad Kalhoro who ruled parts of Sindh from 1701-1718 AD. It is located in Khudabad Village approximately 10 KMs in the south of Dadu town. The mosque is being renovated by Sindh Archeolo [...]

Posted On : Jun, 04 2012 | Comments : 0

Bhambore, Sindh

Bhambore, Sindh

Bhambore is an interesting archeological site at a distance of 64 km from Karachi while travelling on National Highway. Originally, it was a sea port named Debal, a thriving Hindu stronghold ruled by Raja Dahir in 712 AD and before. &n [...]

Posted On : Jun, 04 2012 | Comments : 0

Taung Tombs, Kirthar National Park

Taung Tombs, Kirthar National Park

The tombs at Taung near Karchaat are quite similar to the ones which can be seen at Chaukandi (near Karachi) and Makli (near Thatta). Their significance is their preservance. They are in excellent condition, although nobody knows whe [...]

Posted On : Jun, 02 2012 | Comments : 0

Lake Manchar

Lake Manchar

Lake Manchar is the largest freshwater lake in Pakistan and one of Asia's largest. It is located west of the Indus River, in Dadu District, Sindh. The area of the lake fluctuates with the seasons from as little as 350 km² to as m [...]

Posted On : Jan, 10 2012 | Comments : 0

Kalri Lake or Keenjhar Lake

Kalri Lake or Keenjhar Lake

  At a distance of 120 km from Karachi while travelling towards hyderabad on National Highway is Keenjhar Lake famous as Kalri Lake.   It is situated in Thatta District, Sindh, Pakistan and is 18 km away from Thatta town. [...]

Posted On : Jan, 10 2012 | Comments : 0

Kalan Kot Fort or Kalakot Fort

Kalan Kot Fort or Kalakot Fort

Kalan Kot Fort (Old name Tughlikabad) was built probably in 14th century along with Thatta. Sámúí deserves notice from the attempt which has been made to establish it as the celebrated Minnagara of the ancient geograp [...]

Posted On : Jan, 10 2012 | Comments : 0

Haleji Lake

Haleji Lake

  Haleji Lake Originally Haleji Lake was a very small lake. During World War II the then British Government of Sind decided to increase the capacity of this lake by having a feeder canal from River Sindh. This lake supplies water [...]

Posted On : Jan, 05 2012 | Comments : 0

Chaukhandi Tombs

Chaukhandi Tombs

The Chaukhandi tombs are situated 29 km east of Karachi on N-5 National Highway near Landhi Town in Pakistan. The Chaukhandi tombs are remarkable for the elaborate and exquisite stone carving. The style of architecture is typical only t [...]

Posted On : Jan, 05 2012 | Comments : 0

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