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Located in Saddar and accessible via Napier and MA Jinnah Roads, the bustling Khajoor Bazaar offers home accessories and foodie options – in addition to its specialty – juicy, mouth-watering khajoors for weddings, parties, and of course Ramazan and Eid.
A world of dates… Visitors have to navigate narrow, winding lanes, packed with makeshift stalls set up on pavements in front of shops to find what they are looking for. As its name suggests, Khajoor Bazaar’s main attraction is its dates, and is reputed to be Pakistan’s largest wholesale date market. Dates on offer include Aseel, Begam Jangi and Dhakki, from Balochistan, Dera Ismail Khan and Sindh respectively; imported varieties from Iran, Iraq and Syria are also available. Ajwa dates – high-end, premium quality dates from Mecca and Medina – are available these days, since Ramazan is around the corner, and people are willing to splurge on them. Continue reading