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Pakistan has a distinct architecture which is an blend of Islamic and oriental components, Mughal architecture can be regarded as the basic template of traditional Pakistani architecture. Although contemporary style is also prevalent.

Frere Hall

This majestic Hall, constructed in a Gothic/Venetian style, was built in 1865 in honour of Sir Bartley Frere, Commissioner and later Viceroy of the region. During the Colonial days it used to serve as a center for the cultural elite of Karachi, holding regular socio-cultural activities. Today, Frere Hall contains a large public library, the… read more »

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