List of cultural heritage sites in Sindh

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Sindh province of Pakistan is home to nearly 3000 sites and monuments, of which 1600 as protected under the provincial, Sindh Cultural Heritage (Protection) Act 1994 while 1200 remain unprotected.[1]

Following is the list of cultural heritage sites in the province. The list also includes the two inscribed, four tentative UNESCO World Heritage Site and four national monuments in Sindh province.[2]

Note: If the site is protected under both the federal and provincial governments, it is listed under the former.

Protected sites[edit]

Following is the list of sites formerly protected by the Government of Pakistan.

  Inscribed UNESCO sites
  Tentative UNESCO sites
  National monuments

Districts: Badin to Jamshoro[edit]

Karachi[edit]

Districts: Khairpur to Tharparkar[edit]

Thatta[edit]

Protected Heritage[edit]

The sites below are declared Protected Heritage by the Government of Sindh.

Other Districts[edit]

Karachi[edit]

The city has over 350 sites which are protected under the provincial Act.

Cantonment[edit]

Civil Lines[edit]

Clifton[edit]

Manora[edit]


Market and Jail Quarters[edit]

Queen’s Road Quarter[edit]

Unprotected Heritage[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Sindh awaits enactment of law to protect historical sites Faiza Ilyas Dawn 27 January 2014. Retrieved 22 May 2014
  2. ^ Pakistan Environmental Protection Agency. "http://www.environment.gov.pk/eia_pdf/f_Crit_%20Areas.pdf". Government of Pakistan. pp. 12, 47, 48. Retrieved 6 June 2013. 
  3. ^ a b Historical Monuments at Makli, Thatta UNESCO Retrieved 14 June 2014
  4. ^ Heritage List 1 1995-09-07 Culture, Tourism and Antiquities Department, Government of Sindh Retrieved 22 May 2014
  5. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n List of Heritage Buildings pg 5 Sindh Building Control Authority, Government of Sindh. Retrieved 14 June 2014
  6. ^ a b c d e f g h i List of Heritage Buildings pg 10 Sindh Building Control Authority, Government of Sindh. Retrieved 14 June 2014
  7. ^ a b c d List of Heritage Buildings pg 9 Sindh Building Control Authority, Government of Sindh. Retrieved 14 June 2014
  8. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k List of Heritage Buildings pg 11 Sindh Building Control Authority, Government of Sindh. Retrieved 14 June 2014
  9. ^ Annual Report pg 27 Endowment Fund Trust for Preservation of the Heritage of Sindh. Retrieved 15 June 2014

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