Happy Easter Day to all Christians and those who are celebrating the day.
How to celebrate Easter with style in Pakistan? Minute Mirror asked a few people, and their response was: although Easter is not a widely celebrated holiday in Lahore or Karachi as compared to other countries, there are still a few places where one can go to celebrate it.
These are the locations to celebrate Easter:
Churches: Most of the Christian communities in Pakistan attend church services on Easter Sunday. Some of the famous churches in Pakistan include St. Patrick’s Cathedral in Karachi, Sacred Heart Cathedral in Lahore, and St. Joseph’s Cathedral in Rawalpindi.
Restaurants: Some restaurants in Pakistan offer special Easter brunches or dinners. For example, The Deli in Lahore and Marriott Hotel in Islamabad are known to host Easter brunches.
Parks: Parks are a great place to have a picnic or organize an Easter egg hunt. Some popular parks in Pakistan include Jinnah Park in Islamabad, Bagh-e-Jinnah in Lahore, and Frere Hall Park in Karachi.
Shopping Malls: Shopping malls in Pakistan often have Easter decorations and sometimes even hold events for children, such as Easter egg painting or face painting.
Beaches: Pakistan has some beautiful beaches, and it can be a great place to celebrate Easter, especially in warmer weather. Some popular beaches include Clifton Beach in Karachi, French Beach in Karachi, and Hawke’s Bay Beach in Karachi.
Amusement Parks: Amusement parks like Joyland in Lahore and Aladdin Amusement Park in Karachi can be a fun place to celebrate Easter with family and friends.Cultural Events: Some cultural events are held on Easter, especially in areas with a large Christian population. For example, the Goan Christian community in Karachi hosts a cultural event called “Festa” on Easter Sunday.
Public events: Some public events are held on Easter, such as Easter parades or Easter fairs.
Volunteer: Easter is a time for giving, and volunteering at a local charity or shelter can be a great way to celebrate the holiday.
Visit historical sites: Pakistan has a rich history, and visiting historical sites can be a great way to learn more about the country’s past while celebrating Easter. For example, the Badshahi Mosque in Lahore is a popular tourist attraction, and visiting it can be a great way to celebrate Easter.