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.

  National Monuments, UNESCO inscribed and tentative sites

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.

Districts: Hyderabad to Sukkur[edit]

Karachi[edit]

The city has over 350 sites which are protected under the Provincial Act. Sites are listed under broad areas or quarters under which they are located. Some streets/roads are found in two areas. Sites located on them are found under their respective area.

Bunder Quarter[edit]

This includes MA Jinnah Road (formerly Bunder Road) which is one of the city’s main arteries. It also includes some places near the main road.

Cantonment[edit]

Civil Lines[edit]

Clifton[edit]

Dr. Ziauddin Ahmed Road[edit]

Frere Town Quarter[edit]

Keamari[edit]

Manora[edit]

Market and Jail Quarters[edit]

Queen’s Road Quarter[edit]

Saddar[edit]

Buildings in this section are arranged according to the street on which they are located. This also includes smaller streets off main streets.

Serai Road[edit]

Miscellaneous[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 j k l m n o p q r s List of Heritage Buildings pg 10 Sindh Building Control Authority, Government of Sindh. Retrieved 14 June 2014
  7. ^ a b c 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. ^ a b Kingrani, Aziz, “Sindh Tourism An Archaeological Journey,” Sindh Tourism Development Corporation: 2012 pg 81
  10. ^ a b Kingrani, Aziz, “Sindh Tourism An Archaeological Journey,” Sindh Tourism Development Corporation: 2012 pg 77
  11. ^ Kingrani, Aziz, “Sindh Tourism An Archaeological Journey,” Sindh Tourism Development Corporation: 2012 pg 79
  12. ^ a b c d e f Daudpota, Abdul Ghaffar, “Sindh Tourism A World Class Religious Destination,” Sindh Tourism Development Corporation: 2013 pg 74
  13. ^ a b c d Daudpota, Abdul Ghaffar, “Sindh Tourism A World Class Religious Destination,” Sindh Tourism Development Corporation: 2013 pg 69
  14. ^ Daudpota, Abdul Ghaffar, “Sindh Tourism A World Class Religious Destination,” Sindh Tourism Development Corporation: 2013 pg 67
  15. ^ Annual Report pg 27 Endowment Fund Trust for Preservation of the Heritage of Sindh. Retrieved 15 June 2014