Lake Manchar

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Lake Manchar is situated in the west of the Indus River, Dadu District, Sindh, Pakistan. It is the major freshwater lake in Pakistan and one of Asia's largest. The area of the lake can vary with the seasons from as little as 350 square kilometers to as much as 520 square kilometers. Water comes in this lake from large number of small streams in the Kirthar Mountains and transfers into the Indus River. Currently, Lake Manchar is populated by the houseboat people of Mohana. … [Read more...]

Haleji Lake

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Haleji Lake another tourist attraction site is situated in Thatta a District of Sindh, Pakistan. It is the Asia’s largest bird asylum. Initially, Haleji Lake was small, for the period of World War II the-British Government of Sindh determined to boost the aptitude of this lake by having a tributary stream from River Sindh. During wartime thousands of American and British troops were stationed in Karachi, which is supplied with water by Haleji. The lake work was taken on war traction and was accomplished within 24 months. … [Read more...]

Banbhore

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Banbhore is an historical and archaeologic site, situated about 64 kilometers east of Karachi, Sindh Province, Pakistan. Archaeological excavations revealed a well planned and settled city. Some researchers describe Banbhore with Debal, the port of city where the Great Arab General Mohammed Bin Qasim set ashore in 712 AD. The 17-year old general, who was the son-in-law of the then Caliph of the muslim world, occupied the alluvion towns, marched north up the Indus and within a few weeks had taken control of Multan. A little museum at the site traces the history of the port. It has a good display of pottery of various types.After the young General conquered the city, muslims built mosques … [Read more...]

Kalri Lake

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Kalri Lake principally called as Keenjhar Lake. It is situated in Thatta, Sindh, Pakistan. Kalri Lake is one of the biggest freshwater lake in Pakistan. It plays a generous environmental role in the execution of the Indus River basin. It is exceptionally important for an extensive variety of procreation, course and wintering water birds. The mid-winter water bird counts according to the late 1980s averaged 140,000 birds per winter. The Sindhi sensation of Noori Jam Tamachi took place around the lake, and to this day there is a temple in the center of the lake marking Noori’s grave. Hundreds of devotees and tourists visit the temple on a daily basis. … [Read more...]

Shah Jahan Mosque

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Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan also famous as the builder King built Shah Jahan Mosque in 1647 in his reign. It is situated in Thatta, Sindh, Pakistan, in a town 60 miles away from Karachi. The mosque is built with red bricks with blue colored varnish tiles most likely imported from another Sindh's town of Hala. It consists of 100 domes due to which it is recognized as the world's largest mosque having such number of domes. Technically it has been built keeping acoustics or sound transmission properties in mind as if one speaks inside one end of the dome his voice can be heard at the other end. … [Read more...]

RaniKot

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The Great Wall (Rani Kot) of Sindh, Pakistan also recognized as Deware Sindh is the world’s largest fort with a perimeter of about 26 km or 16 miles. It is located in the Kirthar Range about 30 km southwest of Sann, in Jamshoro District. It is approximately 90 km north of Hyderabad. It has an approximate diameter of 6 km. Its walls are on the average 6 meters high and are made of gypsum and lime cut sandstone and total circumference is about 20 km. It was initially constructed for bow and arrow warfare but later on expanded to withstand firearms. Ranikot is the most supernatural wonder of Sindh. Viewable from five kilometers away its massive rolling walls twist and dip over the hills. … [Read more...]

Makli Hill

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Makli Hill with a span of approximately 8 kilometers is one of the prevalent necropolises in the world. It is also recognized as Makli Graveyard. It is supposed to be the burial place of some 125,000 Sufi saints. It is located on the outer edge of Thatta, the capital of lower Sindh, Pakistan. It was adorned on the World Heritage List in 1981 under the name, Historical Monuments of Thatta. Now days It is a UN World Heritage Site and is visited by both pilgrims and tourists. … [Read more...]

Kotri Barrage

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Kotri Barrage was built in 1932 and is about 1.6 kilometers long, it is also known as the Ghulam Muhammad Barrage, was opened in 1955. The channels deriving from it serve a cultivable area of about five million acres of ground generating both foodstuff and crops. It is near to Hyderabad in the Sindh Province of Pakistan, and is approximately 3,000 feet (900 meters) long. It provides supplementary supplies for Karachi city. … [Read more...]

Kirthar National Park

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Enterprising National Park of Kirthar is the second leading National Park of Pakistan after Hingol National Park is sited in the southwestern part of Sindh Province, Pakistan. It was set up in 1974 and extends over 3087 square kilometers. It is also well-known of rich fauna, the fauna includes Sindh leopard, Desert Wolf, Stripped Hyena, Sindh Wild-goat, Indian Fox, Blandford's Urial, Honey Badger, Indian Pangolin, Caracal, Jungle cat, Chinkara Gazelle, Jackal, Black Buck, Indian Grey Mongoose, Hedgehog, Porcupine, Cairo Spiny mouse and the Rock Mouse. Blackbuck antelopes are kept back in enclosed space for a reintroduction plan at Kirthar National Park. On the other hand, the majority of … [Read more...]

Gorakh Hill

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Gorakh is a rising Hill Station of Sindh. It is located at an height of 5,688 feet in the Kirthar Mountains Range's Sindh Division, 93 kilometers north west of Dadu city. Gorakh Hill Station is located on one of the uppermost flat terrain of Sindh, Pakistan, spread over 2,500 acres and because of its surroundings it turn into a distinctive adventure spot for nature lovers. There was a minute temple on top of a mount standing over Kumb (spring). Hindus occasionally visited the temple and Kumb, and carried out their religious customs. The Hill Station gets winter snowfall and is the lone place in Sindh to have snowfall in winters. The mountains were entirely roofed with a layer of snow … [Read more...]