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Address: Clifton, Karachi, Pakistan

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One of the iconic structure of Karachi

Built buy one of the great Pakistani architect of Karach, Mr. Mistri this monument is on the crossroads of a busy Clifton roa junction. The the swords are famously called "Teen... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 January 2017
RSarkari6
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017

Built buy one of the great Pakistani architect of Karach, Mr. Mistri this monument is on the crossroads of a busy Clifton roa junction. The the swords are famously called "Teen Talwar" & the words of Unity, Faith & Decipline are mentioned on each of the marble sword... Off late the whole structure has been sponsored by a leading wedding... More 

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Karachi, Pakistan
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2016 via mobile

As I live in Clifton, three swords round about is my route to go everywhere. It is the symbol of three principles of our leader Quaid e azam. Unity faith discipline.

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Thank rushdaamjad
Karachi, Pakistan
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

When it was first built in the early 1970's on Karachi's Clifton Road ( which leads past Jehangir Kothari Parade to Clifton Beach), it was a prominent landmark. Built on the orders of then Prime Minister Z.A. Bhutto and designed by Artist Ahmed Saeed Nagi, it represented what the Founder of Pakistan Quaid-e-Azam Mohammed Ali Jinnah dreamed for Pakistan: Unity,... More 

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Karachi
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

The Three Swords Monument is located in Clifton, it was built when Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto was in power, it was built on the famous saying of founder of Pakistan Muhammad Ali Jinnah (Quaid e Azam) "Unity Faith Discipline" each sword represents each word.

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Karachi, Pakistan
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016

Three swords monument commonly called "Teen Talwar" is the famous land mark built by the famous prime Minister of Pakistan Z.A.Bhutto along with another landmark "two Swords" (Dou Talwar).This is an intersection on the main road to Clifton from Shar e Faisal and another road from Defence Housing Society to Bath Island commercial area.The road widened couple of times in... More 

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Thank Danwer N
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

One two and three swords were initially three different circles in the Clinton area of Karachi. 3 swords are also known as teen talwar. We often cross this circle whole commuting from my home to Clinton.

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Thank Abdul G
Rawalpindi, Pakistan
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016

You could buy anything ... absolutely anything at a reasonable price. Really liked shopping for ladies wear, both ready made as well as tailored part wears.

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Thank Dr_AzharHayat
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2016

It's simply a roundabout. Just has historical and ideological significance, as the three swords represent three guiding principles, namely, Unity, Faith and Discipline, by the founder of Pakistan, Muhammad Ali Jinnah.

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Lahore
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016

Bang in the middle of an intersection, I would hardly term this as a place to visit. A landmark yes, nothing more. Also beware of the various beggars and transgender characters hanging around.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 May 2016

its nice place for shopping especially ladies there are lots of cloth shops nice fast food and street food

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