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Mohatta Palace Museum

7 Hatim Alvi Road | Clifton, Karachi, Pakistan
+92 21 35837669
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A pink and yellow Palace

The palace, a pink and yellow confection is immaculately kept. It is the site of temporary... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
notacanada
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Toronto, Canada
Alchemist of Line

My maiden visit of Mohatta was greeted by Imran Mir’s Alchemist of Line exhibition. The gallery... read more

Reviewed 7 April 2018
Ali S
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The palace was used as the residence of Quid-e-Azam's sister, Fatima Jinnah until her death in 1967
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good37%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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7 Hatim Alvi Road | Clifton, Karachi, Pakistan
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+92 21 35837669
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"beautiful building"
in 14 reviews
"fatima jinnah"
in 13 reviews
"foreign office"
in 6 reviews
"mughal architecture"
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"yellow stone"
in 5 reviews
"foreign affairs"
in 3 reviews
"large exhibition"
in 2 reviews
"her sister"
in 2 reviews
"summer resort"
in 2 reviews
"a small gift shop"
in 2 reviews
"nice architecture"
in 2 reviews
"heritage site"
in 3 reviews
"worth a visit"
in 7 reviews
"clifton area"
in 6 reviews
"art lovers"
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"take pictures"
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"on display"
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Reviewed 4 days ago

The palace, a pink and yellow confection is immaculately kept. It is the site of temporary exhibitions, and I had the pleasure to visit the Imran Mir exhibition. It was interesting to see his commercial work as well at how his artwork developed during his...More

Thank notacanada
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Reviewed 7 April 2018 via mobile

My maiden visit of Mohatta was greeted by Imran Mir’s Alchemist of Line exhibition. The gallery / museum is a well kept facility. A mighty building with fine architecture, maintained lawns, overall neat and clean area including the washrooms, cultured staff, a small tuck shop....More

Thank Ali S
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Reviewed 30 January 2018

A cultural icon in Karachi, with a beautiful building and interior so you lose yourself in the glory of the building...

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Reviewed 25 January 2018

It was an amazing journey when we arrived at Karachi airport last February and a welcoming driver from Sawaary was waiting for us to pick up. Sawaary was referred by one of my friend in Toronto. The company sent a nice clean car and the...More

2  Thank naveedkh2018
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Reviewed 16 January 2018 via mobile

It has very interesting history,built by a Lord of Rajasthan (now in India) as his summer resort, since Rajasthan is desert area. A nice architecture n being suitably maintained but it's interior furnishing and decor has been removed. Now one can see it's ceilings beautiful...More

2  Thank Zaffar S
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Reviewed 8 January 2018 via mobile

Its a beautiful palace well preserved from before the partition times. The interior and exterior are both jaw dropping beautiful.

Thank Muneeza F
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Reviewed 7 January 2018

Mohatta Palace Museum is a very old building (about 90 years old) turned into a museum. Built with pink stones, it outlines Neo-Mughal architecture. I visited it with my uncle in November. There is a big garden in front of it. There is a nominal...More

1  Thank Saqib R
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Reviewed 6 January 2018

This is now a museum in the former house of the Founder of Pakistan, It has a very interesting collection of documents and photos of the past. It has two stories with usually an art exhibit on the top floor. No photography inside the museum...More

Thank Shahid K
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Reviewed 31 December 2017 via mobile

Always such a beautiful experience walking the rooms of this impeccably restored palace in the middle of the city. The current exhibit in maps is definitely worth a visit. Don’t miss the grounds and the beautiful Peacocks at the back!

1  Thank Laura P
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Reviewed 25 December 2017 via mobile

Excellently curated, the palace has a comprehensive collection of maps on the ground floor and modern art on the top one. Botha were good and an added attraction was the exhibition of great newspaper design by an expert from Dawn, the city’s daily paper. Unfortunately...More

1  Thank PeterSulli
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Danish A
17 December 2017|
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Response from Nawab T | Reviewed this property |
Of course, the family is allowed, infect it is a great place to visit with family. Just need to pay a nominal entry fee, you can enter the palace and see the art gallery and exhibition. The building itself is worth seeing... More
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shimmers99
29 June 2017|
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Response from Ma'avia K | Reviewed this property |
Hello i hope this would help :) Friday 11AM–6PM Saturday 11AM–6PM Sunday 11AM–6PM Monday Closed Tuesday 11AM–6PM Wednesday 11AM–6PM Thursday 11AM–6PM Cheers
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