Empress Market, Karachi

3.5
Indulge your senses with huge bowls of exotic nuts, hanging dried fruits, and the strong scent of spices and tea in the air at Empress Market. Built to commemorate Queen Victoria-- the Empress of India in late 19th century-- the market attracts locals and foreigners alike for its vibrant ambiance and cheap prices. Find fresh vegetables, meat, textiles, household items, various knick knacks and trinkets, as well as domestic and exotic animals. Be aware that haggling is expected. With our world travel planner, Karachi attractions like Empress Market can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • One of the historic sites in Karachi - Empress Market. Established in the late 1800’s by the British was a central part of KHI’s daily market activities, selling general household items, groceries, me...  more »
  • Beautiful old building around 100 plus years old now day renovation going in that area few shops are still in that market.  more »
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  • Comparatively the cheapest market both in price and quality. A good shopping place for every person of every need. Some one may say in example that, "from pin to aeroplane" every thing is available new as well as used.
  • The place has lost its luster since the government demolished a lot of the shops around. Still, worth a visit.
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