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Address: I I Chundregar Road, Karachi, Pakistan

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Just a bank building.

When we were growing, Habib Bank Plaza was like the Empire State building of Karachi. It has lost its monumental and historic value since then. The building itself is ok. Not much... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed August 16, 2012
Faizan M
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Karachi, Pakistan
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Muscat, Oman
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127 reviews 127 reviews
97 attraction reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

Habib Bank Plaza isn't a tourist attraction at all, instead is the head office of the Bank. Why would anyone go there? Yes you can see it from outside if you are walking by... but no need to waste your time here.

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Guildford, United Kingdom
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114 reviews 114 reviews
31 attraction reviews
135 helpful votes 135 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2014

Again, this is not a tourist attraction so please do not visit. I would not recommend it to anyone I know.

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Karachi, Pakistan
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2013

It is a landmark of Karachi but a rather ugly one. So dont waste your time gawking at it. It used to be the highest building in Pakistan, now taken up by MCB towers. Now, Bahria Icon will take its place !

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Mississauga, Canada
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87 reviews 87 reviews
28 attraction reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2013

Leo Daly created an architectural masterpiece in Karachi in 60s and is still one of the most recognizable landmarks of Karachi. I have had the chance to see almost all floors and it is beautifully appointed. They should arrange tourist trips to 23rd floor!

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Karachi, Pakistan
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2013

This building very old and has always had a beautiful and functional elevator, which was a rarity. Although only employees are allowed to enter, I had the chance to enter the 'gol(mean 'round' in Urdu) buldiing'. The building is basically an architectural beauty as its design is simple, no fanciness and its roundness can only be seen when you run... More 

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Karachi, Pakistan
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73 reviews 73 reviews
42 attraction reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2012

When we were growing, Habib Bank Plaza was like the Empire State building of Karachi. It has lost its monumental and historic value since then. The building itself is ok. Not much to look at, from the inside however, it has been redecorated and renovated into a classy office building. Nothing to waste your time on, unless your looking for... More 

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Karachi, Pakistan
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107 reviews 107 reviews
48 attraction reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2012

It was the tallest building in karachi around 10years ago. Suppose to be the landmark of karachi after Quaid Mazar. Nice place to capture some images at night but watch out for security hazards.

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2012

This building is Karachi icon. Recently it has been re-furbished and the interior décor is world class and elegent

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Karachi, Pakistan
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38 attraction reviews
107 helpful votes 107 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2012

Its a 23 storey circular building and very popular among karachites. It is in the business district I I Chundrigar Road. Its observstion deck on top floor gives a good view of city. It is better option then Hill Park observation deck.

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