Firstly, we talk about the history of Karachi then we will talk that why Karachi is also known as the city of lights.
Karachi is the capital of Pakistan’s province Sindh. Earlier, at the time of separation of the This subcontinent, this city was the first capital of Pakistan and due to the Arabian Sea, it was the way of transport through the seaport. By the time of the partition of British India, in this city, a large number of the population lived there by the following independence of Pakistan. The population of the city dramatically increased because a large number of Muslims migrated from India to Pakistan.
How was the Karachi Founded?
In 1729, Karachi was found as the ethical culture of Sindh talpur and Miras of Sindh. At the beginning of history, its called kolachi, and after the settlement of fortified, Sindh imported cannons from Muscat, Oman. The name was first time used in imported documents in 1742, and by the time it was being called Karachi.
Moreover, according to the department of whether the climate of the city is arid and a long summer season. The city has low annual average precipitation levels (approx. 250 mm (10 in) per annum); during July and August the city has a monsoon season. In summers, Karachi is upset with deadly heatwaves because there is no rain and oceans were influent by the Arabian Sea. The winter season in Karachi had dry and lasts between December and February. It has pleasant and warm weather in Karachi throughout the year.
Language & Religion Of Karachi People
A large number of populations of Urdu speakers lived in Karachi. In the city, the category of other languages also lived but most of the people are Urdu speakers. The religion of Karachi is Islam but now there are three types of religions too such as 50% Muslims, 40% Hindus and the remaining 10% is Christen.
Electronic Media & Technology in Karachi
Therefore, at the beginning of electronic media and technology, in Pakistan the house of media was Lahore and by the time it’s been shifted to Karachi and now that city is the largest city of electronic media and technology. The Pakistani whole news channels and other sources of information and technology performed their services from this city. Several independent television and radio stations are based in Karachi, including Business Plus, AAJ News, Geo TV, KTN, Sindh TV, CNBC Pakistan, TV ONE, Express TV, ARY Digital, Indus Television Network, Samaa TV, Abb Tak, BoL TV, and Dawn News, as well as several local stations.
Theatre & Cinema
Karachi is the main city of some important Pakistani culture and tradition institutes. The city had a national academy of performing arts; the institute offered short classical music diplomas and also issued a proper degree. This was the oldest city of cinema and theatre, at the beginning of the Pakistani film industry, That city was the only place of cinema houses and theatres. That’s why Karachi was known as the city of lights.
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Music and Museum
The all Pakistan music and the sound council is located in Karachi and there they performed their music services. The national art council (koocha-e-saqafat) arranges musical and Mushaira competitions. The most important and oldest museum here, all the weapons which had been used in past battles display in this museum. The National Museum of Pakistan and Mohatta Palace are located in Karachi.
Shopping Centres & Entertainment
Karachi the city of lights is also known for its shopping centres and different source of entertainment. Karachi is the largest city of entertainment, in Karachi; there are different entertainment points and Joy lands. The Asian’s largest shopping mall, Lucky One mall located here, in this shopping mall there are 200 plus shops. The Port Gland and Bahria Icon tower Clifton is the most favourite entertainment points of Pakistan, which are located also here.
Why Karachi is known as the city of lights?
The entire entertainment complex, industrial city, media roots, and big malls which are located here make Karachi the city of lights. In the evening cities glow like a star and 80% of people came out of their homes and visit different entertainment complexes. Most of the population goes there to spend holidays because Karachi is the only city in Pakistan, which has an Arabian sea. The sea is one of the major entertainment elements here and that’s why Pakistani loves to go to Karachi.
Top Sights In Karachi
If you love travelling and looking forward to the best tourist destinations around the city then, we just going to share with you people the top places to visit in Karachi’s various areas. Just have a look.
- Churna Island
- Mohatta Palace
- Quaid-e-Azam House Museum
- Turtle Beach
- Frere Hall
- PAF Museum
- The Chaukhandi Tombs
- Quaid’s Mausoleum
- The ruins of Bhambore
- The National Museum of Pakistan