Where In Karachi # 77

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It might be easy to guess the place I captured, but guessing where I am standing while taking this shot is a bit tricky.

13 Comments so far

  1. farasG (unregistered) on November 1st, 2006 @ 3:58 pm

    is this a view from Hill Park?


  2. farasG (unregistered) on November 1st, 2006 @ 3:58 pm

    is this a view from Hill Park?


  3. Jamash (unregistered) on November 1st, 2006 @ 7:08 pm

    It’s not hill park.


  4. IllusionFS (unregistered) on November 1st, 2006 @ 9:36 pm

    Very hard to tell.


  5. Jamash (unregistered) on November 1st, 2006 @ 11:12 pm

    Yeah This place is not really a popular one. I guess I should give off a clue.
    The place is really Near to Minto Chorangi (http://karachi.metblogs.com/archives/2006/03/minto_roundabou.phtml ).


  6. Saqib (unregistered) on November 2nd, 2006 @ 12:18 am

    sideline going towards Standard Chartered and hill park general hospital


  7. Jamash (unregistered) on November 2nd, 2006 @ 12:28 pm

    Saqib you are close but not close enough… This place is not really popular, many don’t even know it exists.


  8. alias (unregistered) on November 2nd, 2006 @ 1:45 pm

    You’re probably standing on what we friends called kidney hill (coz it’s shaped like a kidney). We used to jog to the place during our childhood summers, and enjoy the view during sunrise, coming back to Dhoraji for some great halwa puri and lassi. In the view the tall buildings are obviously on Shara-e-Faisal, with the large Jamaat-Khaana under the left billboard in the distance giving away its location near the flyover quite easily (yes, you have to zoom in).

    Lat: 24.877718
    Lon: 67.075489

    The place is known for harboring some chursi mawali with wild dogs to add to the entertainment. There’s a small rocky climb there with thorny bushes at the bottom that we used to challenge ourselves to climb up against.

    Still the best place for an early-morning adventure if you’re young enough and live near by.


  9. Jamash (unregistered) on November 2nd, 2006 @ 7:46 pm

    Yep, you guessed it right!! That is Kidney Hill where I am standing!


  10. Jamash (unregistered) on November 2nd, 2006 @ 7:52 pm

    BTW there is also a shrine on the top, and yes there used to be some chursi mawalis there but I think they are not any more.


  11. soaleha (unregistered) on November 3rd, 2006 @ 4:10 am

    that is too cool


  12. mansoor (unregistered) on November 3rd, 2006 @ 10:37 am

    cool! kidney hill?! never heard of it! i thought it was somewhere near MA society.. so is that close?


  13. IDREECE AHMAD (unregistered) on November 14th, 2006 @ 9:08 am

    I spent 21 years of my life in Karachi, always heard of Kidney Hill but never made it up there.



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