Architectural in Karachi

Jinnah House Museum

In Flag Staff House, this museum is beautifully maintained. You can see Jinnah and Fatima's private apartments, with period furniture and accessories - well worth a visit.
Museum in Karachi

Pakistan Air Force (PAF) Museum

Pakistan's plentiful military museums always pose a problem - how to celebrate an institution that has repeatedly seized power from the politicians and lost every war it's contested? The answer is just to focus on t…
Archaeological Site in Moenjodaro

Moenjodaro City

The most exposed parts of Moenjodaro City are open to visitors, representing just one-third of the area yet to be excavated. Archaeology buffs will get the most out of it; those with a casual interest may be disappo…
Museum in Moenjodaro


The good Museum contains relics from the site, including engraved seals, terracotta toys, kitchen utensils, weapons, sculpture, jewellery and other ornaments. If you're coming to the site from Karachi, it's worth vi…
Beach in Karachi

Clifton Beach

Clifton Beach is Karachi's busiest beach, although here you'll want to take a stroll rather than a swim. The beach itself is nothing special, made of mud-grey sand, but it's fun for people-spotting. Clifton is one o…
Monument in Karachi

Defence Housing Authority Mosque (Masjid-i-Tuba)

Surely Pakistan's most eccentric mosque, the Defence Housing Authority Mosque is a truly odd structure that was built in the late 1960s. The low-slung mosque is contained under one vast dome with no supporting colum…
Museum in Karachi

Flag Staff House

Also known as Quaid-i-Azam House, the imposing British Raj mansion Flag Staff House was once owned by Mohammed Ali Jinnah. It was built over 100 years ago and has extensive grounds. His sister, Fatima Jinnah, lived …
Beach in Karachi

French Beach

The beautiful French Beach, is about 40km from central Karachi. It's relatively private, and is pretty much the reserve of Karachi's upper classes and expatriates.
Notable Building in Karachi

Frere Hall

Many of the city's most architecturally interesting British Raj buildings are now used as government offices. They include Frere Hall.
Beach in Karachi

Hawkes Bay

The scenery improves the further you go along the coast. About 25km from central Karachi is Hawkes Bay.