Tag Archives: Marwari Lines

City Walk – Around Marwari Lines

An instant favorite. Despite all the troubles a low income neighborhood in Karachi harbors, such as filth, garbage, sewerage water and traffic. But there is warmth in people, a distinct taste in roadside food and character in buildings that make this area special. Marwari Lines or Gazdarabad is a neighborhood in Saddar Town, which has […]

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City Landmarks – Beech Wali Masjid

People in Marwari Lines claim that Beech Wali Masjid was built 250 years ago, making it the oldest mosque in the city. It certainly is one of the most active mosques in the city. The streets in the Marwari Lines are one of the narrowest you will ever find in Karachi. The congested neighborhood and […]

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City Life – Twilight in Karachi

What I saw during Ramazan. A collection of photos and videos from Karachi Walla’s daily trips to Karachi’s old quarters during Ramazan.

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City Walk – Trespassing in Marwari Lines and Urdu Bazaar

Curiosity often kills The Karachi Walla. How do the houses around Bunder road look from inside? On a humid Ramazan day Karachi Walla banged few doors asking them if they would allow me to document their spaces. Patience runs low in Ramazan and I was declined. My vespa mechanic offered to help and took me […]

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