Thursday, September 9, 2010

Top 5 Markets of Karachi

Karachi is the business hub of Pakistan with a number of popular markets. For tourists, shopping in Karachi might be their ultimate shopping experience. The diverse markets found here can hardly be found anywhere else in the world. Whether you want to shop for western attires or Asian dresses, the markets in Karachi have them all. Not only shopping for apparel is good in Karachi but also shopping for computers and other technological good is a great experience.

Here are some of the most popular markets to visit while you are in Karachi:

Tariq Road:

Tariq Road is not only the most popular market for apparel and accessories in Karachi but across Pakistan. It is regarded as the best and the most diverse market of Pakistan. Believe it or not, you can get anything here. Whether you are looking for jewelry, apparels, accessories or whatever, Tariq Road has everything. Tariq Road in particular is not a market but a street with hundreds of shops. Due to the fact that the whole street is organized well, people of Karachi have considered it as a market.

Khadda Market:

For people living near defense and Clifton, Khadda Market is the best one to shop. It can be said that Khadda market exactly the same as Tariq Road but smaller. The street on which the market is steep compared to the nearby streets therefore it has the name ‘Khadda’ which literally means a deep hole.

Zainab Market:

Zainab market is the oldest market of Karachi. It was established way before Pakistan was created. Most of the leather goods and arts and crafts goods supplied all over Karachi are made here. Also, there are many shops in Zainab Market that deal in wholesaling goods such as leather goods, silver jewelry and the like.

Hyderi Market:

If you want to shop for true Asian apparels then Hyderi market is the best place to be at.

Zamzama Market:

Zamzama Market is usually visited by the elite class of Karachi. The market as such does not have any specialty regarding the goods you can buy but it is a well organized one because of which it attracts the elite class.


I Spent quiet a few moments looking at the jewellery and than decided to do a test on myself. Which is Indian jewelry designed and which is Pakistani jewelry designed. I have not yet come to any conclusion. Have you? Cheers

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