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Thatta

Address: Karachi, Pakistan (City Railway Colony)
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Ranked #11 of 49 Attractions in Karachi
Type: Historic Sites, Cultural
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Owner description: The remains of an important Mughal city.
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Muscat, Oman
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71 reviews 71 reviews
56 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014 NEW

Thatta is located just over a 100 km from Karachi. It is one of the oldest cities dating back to centuries. If you like the Geography & History then this is the place where you have to be.

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Karachi, Pakistan
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61 reviews 61 reviews
59 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

The area around the city is rich in natural beauty and history ! The places in Thatta District are : Bambhore, Kalankot fort, Keenjhar Lake, Hadero Lake, Haleji Lake, Mangrove forests, ShahJahan Masjid, Makli Necropolis etc !

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Wuhan, China
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34 reviews 34 reviews
26 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

It is a very nice place although not to access and not well maintained. It has a very good architectural artifact centuries old. Including Shah Jahan Mosque, Necropolis and Haleji Lake.

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Karachi, Pakistan
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2014

Its an old commercial place, Shajahan Mosque and Makli really worth having a trip, However keep in mind its an unsafe area as well, visit the place and return before sunset, I been there with friends (female foreigners) not had anything bad to mention but just very stares and ppl following us,

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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19 reviews 19 reviews
16 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2014

good place to visit for a day trip since it has a few attractions close by i.e. bhambore where Muhammad bin qasim first attacked Sindh and also the village of sassui lover of panu, makli the worlds largest necropolis, shah jehan mosque, and keenjar lake

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Bratislava, Slovakia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2013

If you are looking to see something special near by Karachi, go for it. You will enjoy the spot and the trip too, Pakistani traffic is something special. :) It is a very old cemetery place, with a lot of tombs (some of then are big like your house) and if you are westerner like me, you will be surprise... More

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Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan
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120 reviews 120 reviews
61 attraction reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2013

Thatta is a distric of sindh.located about 100 km from karachi,thatta is famous for ancient & historical Makli graveyard,may be bigger from any graveyard.great great emperior r in these graves,but it should have been maintained.shahjahani mosque is the wonder ,such a beautiful& colored mosque was built in old days ! Remarkable.there is also sant sain Srichands darbar( mandir) famous guru... More

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Warsaw, Poland
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23 reviews 23 reviews
12 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2013

Chaukandi tombs are not listed in Tripadvisor and I cant find way to add it. It is not exactly in Thatta but 18 km east of Karachi (N 5 highway, Landhi town) It is a large necropolis with picturesque tombs of Jokhio and Baluch tribes. The first burials there were dated on 12 century. The tombs are poorly described in... More

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Karachi
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67 reviews 67 reviews
12 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2013

Largest necropolis Makli is the main attraction. Besides that, the beautiful Thatta mosque is a must see. Keenjar lake nearby is a good place to have lunch and for boating.

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Galway
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2013

This is an unknown gem near Hyderabad. The architecture is amazing, and it is well off the path most tourists tread along. It's a hot, sweaty day, but it is well worth the trip!

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