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.

Unprotected Heritage[edit]

Districts: Hyderabad to Jamshoro[edit]

Karachi[edit]

Districts: Khairpur to Umerkot[edit]

See also[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. "'Guidelines for Critical & Sensitive Areas" (PDF). Government of Pakistan. pp. 12, 47, 48. Archived from the original (PDF) on 14 October 2013. Retrieved 6 June 2013.
  3. ^ a b Historical Monuments at Makli, Thatta UNESCO Retrieved 14 June 2014
  4. ^ Heritage List 1 1995-09-07 Archived 2014-05-22 at the Wayback Machine. Culture, Tourism and Antiquities Department, Government of Sindh Retrieved 22 May 2014
  5. ^ a b Kingrani, Aziz, “Sindh Tourism An Archaeological Journey,” Sindh Tourism Development Corporation: 2012 pg 81
  6. ^ a b Kingrani, Aziz, “Sindh Tourism An Archaeological Journey,” Sindh Tourism Development Corporation: 2012 pg 77
  7. ^ Kingrani, Aziz, “Sindh Tourism An Archaeological Journey,” Sindh Tourism Development Corporation: 2012 pg 79