Hidden gems around Karachi; Dimple J; Khaleej Times

Pakistan – Archaeological Ruins at Moenjodaro

Are you one of those people who love to explore the forgotten path? Want to rediscover hidden treasures that have withstood the test of time? Here are a few places in and around Karachi that might strike your fancy.

Chaukhandi Tombs 

It may sound creepy but you have to see this beautiful graveyard located near Landhi town on the N-5 National Highway, 29 kms east of Karachi. Listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, what makes these tombs unique are the intricate stone carvings that mark the graveyard of the Jokhio tribe. Jokhio was a tribe that was from the Samma tribe that is known as the clan of Rajputs.

Misri Shah Monument

Said to be one of the seven saints guarding Karachi from natural disasters, Misri Shah is also regarded as Abdullah Shah Ghazi’s brother.

 

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