Zaibunnisa Street

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Zaibunnisa (Zebunnissa, Zaib-un-Nissa) Street is a famous street in Karachi, Pakistan located in the Saddar Town area in the heart of the city and named for pioneering Pakistani journalist Zaib-un-Nissa Hamidullah. It used to be one of the most prestigious shopping areas in Karachi before the newly-built shopping malls in the suburban areas of Karachi came along after the 1980s. Zaibunnisa Street shopping area is known for having a huge number of watch, clock and jewelry shops, popular and large clothing stores for women and men as well as shoe stores.[1][2]

The old name for Zaibunnisa Street was Elphinstone Street and it is right next to another popular and famous shopping area of Karachi, called Bohri Bazaar.[3][4]

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  1. ^, Retrieved 3 April 2016
  2. ^, Zaibunnisa Street, Karachi- an article in Dawn newspaper, Published 18 Jan 2016, Retrieved 3 April 2016
  3. ^,10386813w, Zaibunnisa Street location on website, Retrieved 3 April 2016
  4. ^, Article on Zaibunnisa Street with pictures on website, Retrieved 3 April 2016