Karachi is that largest and most heavily populated city in the nation of Pakistan. Although it has many markets, the Zainab Market is one place you’ll want to go to do your shopping.
Shopping For Clothes
Zainab Market is situated in the heart of the city at the end of Zaibunnisa Street, near Hotel Avari Tower. It is also at walking distance from other well-known hotels like the Sheraton & Marriot. Visitors will be happy to know that Zainab Market is the best place in the city to go clothes shopping. Shop keepers stock the latest fashions they can offer for both men and women. There are jeans, t-shirts, and both domestic and foreign brands. You can also buy sportswear if you intend to do any physically intense activities while visiting the region.
Leather clothing is something you’ll want to look into, since the leather industry is one of Pakistan’s largest exporters of manufactured goods. There are close to 600 tanneries in Pakistan, with the majority of them located in Karachi. Pakistani exports of tanned leather is actually on the rise following a decline of leather production in the Western world. If you’re looking to buy, the Panorama Plaza houses leather shops that will custom make your clothing, including the type of leather you want used.
Don’t Forget Souvenirs
Zeinab Market is a labyrinth of small shops and stalls that sell handicrafts of all types. These handicrafts are both Indian and Pakistani, and include textiles, t-shirts, pashmina shawls, wall hangings, clothes, jeans, and more. There are also high quality imitations of better known brands.
Editor’s note: The information contained on this page was compiled using real traveler reviews about shopping and markets in Karachi.