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Empress Market

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Allow me to introduce one of the symbolic pics of Karachi infact Pakistan. It contains rich british... read more

Reviewed 27 August 2018
fasieh
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Karachi, Pakistan
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Full of hussle bussle

Thou pretty warm in the sun, enjoyed going around the place. Had visited it long time ago when it... read more

Reviewed 16 June 2018
Hannan456
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Islamabad Capital Territory, Pakistan
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Empress Market Karachi has remained a people's choice. You get lost. You can buy anything for kitchen.

Thank Abbas6864
Reviewed 4 September 2018 via mobile

A market where you can get most out of your consumer necessities such as freshly grinded spice, dry fruits, fresh oil directly taken from almond or cocunut. Fully packed with people inside out and surrounding.

Thank Assam A
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

Allow me to introduce one of the symbolic pics of Karachi infact Pakistan. It contains rich british Raj colonialism history since late 1800 centuries. Still not in very well conditions need more attentions like Istanbul Egypt's Market and Grand Bazaar. But must visit place for...More

Thank fasieh
Reviewed 23 July 2018 via mobile

This market z good for buying house hold items, fruits, dry fruits and meat. Prices r always reasonable. In fish portion one can find all sorts of fishes, prawns and crabs.

Thank Wajeha A
Reviewed 14 July 2018 via mobile

Good quality of things in daily use fresh vegetables and fruits, spices and herbs even you will get dry fruits and lot

Thank BackPacker719847
Reviewed 16 June 2018

Thou pretty warm in the sun, enjoyed going around the place. Had visited it long time ago when it was a calmer place. Now however, the hussle bussle in the area was a complete change. Enjoyed myself.

2  Thank Hannan456
Reviewed 6 June 2018

Oldest Market of Karachi Metropolitan, Nice place from herbs to AC Market right there close by in SARDAR. Its truly a Karachi's Business Hub with better prices than other expensive shops around the city. So have some time and explore a bit. Don't go emptry...More

Thank TexasManUSA
Reviewed 24 March 2018

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

Thank syedmahmood2018
Reviewed 5 March 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.

3  Thank Miggro
Reviewed 22 December 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

1  Thank Hammad S
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BharattL
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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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