Bazaars And Shopping

Bazaars And Shopping
Shopping in Karachi is a delight. There is the Sarafa Bazaar, a typical oriental gold and silver market in the city’s old quarters. Among the many colourful shopping areas offering a wide variety of local goods, is the Zainab Market where cotton dresses and handicrafts are available. Shops in the Saddar Co-operative Market have a wide collection of handicrafts made from onyx wood and brass. Bohri Bazaar is also a typical oriental market, where endless variety of goods is available. Other modern shopping centers are at Clifton, Zaib-un-Nisa Street, Abdullah Haroon Road and Mohammad Ali Jinnah Road. The old Eastern Bazaars are in Juna Market, Kharadar, Mithadar and Jodia Bazar, which are worth visiting.

For souvenirs of brassware, carved silverware, gold and silver jewellery, embroidery, delicate mirror work of Sindh, handloom tapestries, printed fabrics, lacquer-ware, camel skin article and carved wood-work etc, tourists are recommended to visit All Pakistan Women’s Association (APWA) shop on Abdullah Haroon Road and the PIDC Cottage Industries showroom where prices are fixed and quality ensured. There are many other shops in all the main markets of city.