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City Walk – Around Lea Market

The Karachi Walla was around Lea Market on an assignment. We wanted to show the hustle and bustle around the market in one all encompassing shot. It was not possible to do so while staying at ground level. I walked to the nearest building which has a hotel/bakery opening on the footpath and asked him […]

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City Landmarks – Bhagnari Temple

A Relic of the Past. Bhagnari Temple belongs to Bhagnaris, a Baloch Hindu tribe originating from two villages in Baluchistan namely Bhag and Nari. When Bhagnaris migrated to Karachi, they settled around Lea Market area and built Bhagnari temple on what is Embankment Road now. After partition, a lot of Bhagnaris moved to Mumbai and […]

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City Landmarks – Lea Market

You have to fight for space with pedestrians, carts, cyclists, hawkers and vehicles to enter Lea Market. The iconic clock tower can guide you to the main entrance from a distance, otherwise you can enter from many openings to the trapezoid structure, but mind you that you can get lost in the sea of encroachments […]

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