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Terrible condition

As usual, Province government has no interest to keep these historical place in good shape for the... read more

Reviewed 24 March 2018
syedmahmood2018
,
Karachi, Pakistan
Local market

We visited the market in the morning which from temperatire perspective is advised. The market has... read more

Reviewed 5 March 2018
Miggro
,
Groningen, The Netherlands
via mobile
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"foundation stone"
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"buy fresh"
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"prawns"
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"nice visit"
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"old building"
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"at reasonable prices"
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Reviewed March 24, 2018

As usual, Province government has no interest to keep these historical place in good shape for the next generation.

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Reviewed March 5, 2018 via mobile

We visited the market in the morning which from temperatire perspective is advised. The market has a wide variety of product from live animals to vegtables, kitchen stuff to herbs.

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Reviewed December 22, 2017 via mobile

Must stop if you’re in Karachi. This was established in 1889 and continues to be a wholesale market for the people of Karachi. It definitely offers a unique experience for outsiders. A good spot of bargaining in Karachi. You will get anything and everything here....More

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Reviewed December 13, 2017

A variety of stuff, from vegetables to birds, to old clothing and dry fruits and gardening stuff, always end up buying one thing or another even if I don't need it.

Thank Jawaidsalam
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Reviewed November 27, 2017

I go here to get groceries that i cannot find anywhere else... almost all off - season produce and especially vegetables that most local shopkeepers do not stock. I get pure pressed oil (mustard/coconut and almond) from here, they fresh press it infront of you....More

Thank Sara M
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Reviewed November 25, 2017 via mobile

While location of Empress market in the Heart of Saddar makes it challenging to get to, the Classic English architecture of the main building has this Romantic nostalgia to it. The colourful sights, myriad smells and energy of the place teleport one to a chapter...More

Thank Kamakazi786
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Reviewed November 7, 2017 via mobile

Well a market where you can find any type of grocery whether meat, sea food , poultry provision and perishable store at whole sale prices , it is now a spice bazar a place where you can buy anything eatable and a experience through colonial...More

Thank Ahmed S
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Reviewed October 16, 2017

The Empress Market is situated in the Saddar Karachi, Pakistan. The market traces its origins to the British Raj era, when it was first constructed. Today, it is the most popular and busy places for shopping in Karachi and reflects as one of the few...More

Thank Posts2013
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Reviewed October 11, 2017 via mobile

Saw lots of good things to buy in it Amazing Quality 👌 nice to go n visit their 👍 mainly dry fruits

Thank Dr_MS1
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Reviewed October 3, 2017

This is a historic building and dates back to 1889. I haven't counted but am told it has over 300 shops and vendors selling condiments, meat, fish, veggies, clothing, textiles, food, stationery... the list goes on and on. If you can ignore the general messiness...More

Thank Glen B
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Bharatt L
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Response from newtechpack94 | Reviewed this property |
Strange queation. Their is no danger at all. Their are many many non Muslims in Karachi and other cities of Pakistan. Be free to Travel free.
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