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Three Swords monument, Karachi

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Situated in the heart of the city, Three Swords monument commemorates Pakistan's founder. The three tall marble swords in the center of the traffic roundabout depict the electoral symbol of the Pakistan People's Party (led by Zulfikar Ali Bhutto). Architect Minoo Mistri's design bears the inscription, "Unity, Faith, Discipline"--founder Quaid-e-Azam Mohammad Ali Jinnah's credo. Around the monument, the busy downtown buzzes with places to shop for clothes or souvenirs, grab a drink, or have a meal in one of the small local restaurants. Before you head to Karachi, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Karachi tourist route planner, to make sure you see all that Karachi has to offer, including Three Swords monument.
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  • Built buy one of the great Pakistani architect of Karach, Mr. Mistri this monument is on the crossroads of a busy Clifton roa junction. The the swords are famously called "Teen Talwar" & the words of ...  more »
  • As I live in Clifton, three swords round about is my route to go everywhere. It is the symbol of three principles of our leader Quaid e azam. Unity faith discipline.  more »
  • When it was first built in the early 1970's on Karachi's Clifton Road ( which leads past Jehangir Kothari Parade to Clifton Beach), it was a prominent landmark. Built on the orders of then Prime Minis...  more »