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Sukkur is the third largest city of [[Sindh province]], situated on the west bank of Indus River in Pakistan in Sukkur District. When Arabs invaded Sukkur (Sindh) in the 8th century(712 A.D.), they found an extreme climate (hot and cold), and called it Saqar, which means intense. Sukkur is nicknamed Darya Dino meaning the gift of river, as without the Indus the city would be a desert.
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'''Sukkur''' lies on the west bank of Indus River in [[Sukkur (district)|Sukkur District]] and is the third largest city of [[Sindh]] province, in [[Pakistan]]. When Arabs invaded Sukkur (Sindh) in the 8th century(712 A.D.), they found an extreme climate of hot and cold, and called it ''Saqar'', which means intense. Sukkur is nicknamed ''Darya Dino'' meaning the gift of river, as without the Indus the city would be a desert.
  
 
==Get in==
 
==Get in==
  
 
===By plane===
 
===By plane===
* '''SUKKUR AIRPORT'''
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* '''Sukkur Airport'''
  
===By Bus===
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By Bus
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By bus
  
 
==Get around==
 
==Get around==
  
===By Bus===
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==See==
 
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* Rohri
 
* Rohri
 
* Aror (ruins of historical city)
 
* Aror (ruins of historical city)
* Shrine of SYED SADAR-UR-DIN SHAH
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* Shrine of '''Syed Sadar-Un-Din Shah'''
 
* Tomb of Shah Khairuddin Jillani
 
* Tomb of Shah Khairuddin Jillani
 
* Tomb of the Seven Maidens Sateen Jo Aastan
 
* Tomb of the Seven Maidens Sateen Jo Aastan
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* Jinnat (Genie's) Building, Old Sukkur
 
* Jinnat (Genie's) Building, Old Sukkur
 
* Hyderi Masjid, Old Sukkur
 
* Hyderi Masjid, Old Sukkur
 
  
 
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* [[Karachi]]
 
* [[Karachi]]
  
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[[Wikipedia:Sukkur]]
 
[[Wikipedia:Sukkur]]

Revision as of 08:18, 22 February 2009

Sukkur lies on the west bank of Indus River in Sukkur District and is the third largest city of Sindh province, in Pakistan. When Arabs invaded Sukkur (Sindh) in the 8th century(712 A.D.), they found an extreme climate of hot and cold, and called it Saqar, which means intense. Sukkur is nicknamed Darya Dino meaning the gift of river, as without the Indus the city would be a desert.

Contents

Get in

By plane

  • Sukkur Airport

By bus

By bus

Get around

By bus

See

  • Rohri
  • Aror (ruins of historical city)
  • Shrine of Syed Sadar-Un-Din Shah
  • Tomb of Shah Khairuddin Jillani
  • Tomb of the Seven Maidens Sateen Jo Aastan
  • Kot Mir Yakoob Ali Shah Rohri
  • Tomb of Abdul Baqi Purani, Ex-Governor of Bukkur.
  • Bukkur Island
  • Tomb of Syed Hakim Ali
  • Minaret of Masum Shah
  • Sadh Belo Temple on River Indus
  • Thermal Power Station Sukkur
  • Lansdowne Bridge Rohri
  • Sukkur (Lloyd) Barrage
  • Lab-e-Mehran
  • Jafry Manzil (on Miani Road)
  • Shahi Bazaar, Frere Road
  • Ayub Gate
  • Ladies and Children Hill Park
  • Looks Parak/Qasim Park
  • Jinnat (Genie's) Building, Old Sukkur
  • Hyderi Masjid, Old Sukkur

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