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Empress market named after queen victoria as empress of British India before partition

Well a market where you can find any type of grocery whether meat, sea food , poultry provision and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Ahmed S
via mobile
Empress Market

The Empress Market is situated in the Saddar Karachi, Pakistan. The market traces its origins to... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Karachi, Pakistan
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good38%
  • Average24%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
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“dry fruits” (16 reviews)
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Sadar, Karachi, Pakistan
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Well a market where you can find any type of grocery whether meat, sea food , poultry provision and perishable store at whole sale prices , it is now a spice bazar a place where you can buy anything eatable and a experience through colonial...More

Thank Ahmed S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Empress Market is situated in the Saddar Karachi, Pakistan. The market traces its origins to the British Raj era, when it was first constructed. Today, it is the most popular and busy places for shopping in Karachi and reflects as one of the few...More

Thank Posts2013
Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

Saw lots of good things to buy in it Amazing Quality 👌 nice to go n visit their 👍 mainly dry fruits

Thank Dr_MS1
Reviewed 3 October 2017

This is a historic building and dates back to 1889. I haven't counted but am told it has over 300 shops and vendors selling condiments, meat, fish, veggies, clothing, textiles, food, stationery... the list goes on and on. If you can ignore the general messiness...More

Thank Glen B
Reviewed 29 September 2017 via mobile

The market is a busy place with small vendors selling things like dry fruits, vegetables, DSLRs, mobile phones etc. should try this place just for the energy of the place

Thank hmansoor
Reviewed 21 September 2017

Ok. I give Empress Market five stars just for the sheer experience of it but seriously... so.... many.... flies. The spice and dried fruit guys are great but I don't think I would be buying any produce or meat from there. I also really got...More

Thank BoundForElsewhere
Reviewed 6 September 2017

Best Market where i can see old Karachi. best for spices vegetable and birds meet. you can also buy dry fruits and grocery item.

Thank pakshahsin1
Reviewed 8 August 2017

its a very well known market place here in Karachi , one must visit it to check out the variety this market has to offer .

Thank Raja S
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Surely it is a nicely located place, with plenty of things to buy ranging from general grocery, spices, meat to even clothing and what not at very reasonable prices. The building itself is piece of art and history. However the traffic situation is pathetic, which...More

Thank Muhammad H
Reviewed 14 June 2017

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
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Bharatt L
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.