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Nice experience

Went to the market to see the local place and culture, got a lot of impressions. This is the place... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Moscow, Russia
Best place to buy fresh fruits, vegetable and seafood at reasonable prices at one place

This is one of the oldest market in Karachi where you can get best seafood , crabs, lobsters... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Karachi, Pakistan
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Sadar, Karachi, Pakistan
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Went to the market to see the local place and culture, got a lot of impressions. This is the place to go to have a flavour of Pakistan and Karachi. Enjoyed going there a lot.

Thank Ksepa
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is one of the oldest market in Karachi where you can get best seafood , crabs, lobsters, prawns, fish, vegetables, fruits and spices . this place is very popular with most of the foreigners living in Karachi as well as resturant owners and the...More

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

It was nice visit to Empress Market. The place has not changed much but the whole market seems to be good. The right time to go would be between 0900 and 11 am. It is must visit to the place.

Thank Adil B
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Visit this place only if you want a feel of old Karachi, old building, old market and terrifying traffic.

Reviewed 3 May 2017

Best place to stock up for vegetable, fruit, spices etc etc for the whole week. You name it and they've got it. Its a bit crowded tho but hey ho...., isn't everywhere else nowadays! P.S.: I live here in Karachi not a traveller, so who...More

Thank humabashir
Reviewed 17 April 2017

This is the oldest market place built during British Rule pre 1947 era, the building is a beautiful piece of architect but visitors are most resident of nearby Saddar area for everyday shopping or monthy grocery buying.

Thank mohammadj241
Reviewed 9 April 2017

This market is one of the famous market in Karachi. As a new to the city, it can be good addition to the worth visiting places

Thank ZaimJee
Reviewed 16 March 2017

Your visit to Empress Market is an amazing experience as this was built in British Era and now you see the local culture over there the building itself give you a great opportunity to learn more about the architecture and the shops will tell you...More

Thank Tamour T
Reviewed 6 March 2017

It took about 5 years to complete the construction of this market in 1889 at the time of British rule on Indian subcontinent to commemorate Queen Victoria, Empress of India. After the partition of the subcontinent into two independent states India and Pakistan in 1947,...More

2  Thank Sagri2013
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

I visit Empress Market for buying books in 1983. This market is oldest market in Karachi.Empress market was constructed In 1883 and 1889.It is located at Saddar Town,Karachi,Sind,Pakistan. This market have everything for daily use from groceries to cloths.If one needs to buy daily groceries,vegetables...More

Thank Azam_63
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Bharatt L
How dangerous it is to travel in Pakistan as non Muslim?
5 April 2016|
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Response from newtechpack94 | Reviewed this property |
Strange queation. Their is no danger at all. Their are many many non Muslims in Karachi and other cities of Pakistan. Be free to Travel free.