Mohakhali is one the most sought-after suburbs in Dhaka and full of energy and vibrancy. Mohakhali is a central hub of commercial activity as well as access to good quality restaurants, shipping malls, schools and places of worship. It is also the home to the largest bus terminal in Dhaka, making public transportation convenient for locals. Well respected educational institutions such as Brac University and International Standard University (ISU) are also based in Mohakhali.
Vibrant lights of Mohakhali at dusk.
Although, Mohakhali’s commercial district can feel quite congested at times, it is home to several prominent organisations such as Partex Group, Brac and many new businesses and start-ups. Being close to commerce and economic activity, Mohakhali is popular location for entrepreneurs and executives seeking an alternative to the Gulshan and Banani area to live.
Mohakhali is surrounded by the prominent Dhaka suburbs Gulshan and Banani and also Badda, and Tejgaon and offers plenty of good public transports such as rickshaws, buses, bikes and taxis. Mohakhali’s main roads such as Dhaka-Mymensingh Road Mohakhali-Gulshan Road connects the region to other parts of Dhaka, a key benefit for commuters travelling to work.
Although, Mohakhali’s central business district feels quite congested, Mohakhali still scores highly on transportation. The Mohakhali Inter-Zilla Bus Terminal will connect you with other parts of Dhaka and also home to the largest bus terminal in Dhaka. The Mohakhali Flyover was the first of its kind in Bangladesh and opened in 2004. The flyover has a total length over 1 km and seamlessly connects Mohakhali with the rest of Dhaka.
The iconic Mohakhali Flyover in Dhaka was the first of its kind in Bangladesh.
Mohakhali is home to many restaurants and offers cuisines from traditional Bangladeshi food to continental and western food to please your taste buds. Most of the popular eateries found near the Mohakhali-Gulshan road. Mohakhali is booming with retail outlets, shopping malls and convenience stores. For example, the popular SKS tower and shopping centre is home to many local and global brand outlets to fulfill your retail desires. For grocery shopping, there is the Mohakhali DCC Market to meet your everyday shopping needs.
You won’t be disappointed when it comes to shopping at Mohakhali’s SKS Tower & Shopping Mall.
Mohakhali hosts several well-respected educational institutions and renowned hospitals and medical centres. There are several esteemed schools in the region including South Point School & College, Banani Model High School and Rient International School. Mohakhali is renowned for being home to several prominent universities such as BRAC University, International Standard University (ISU) and the National Institute of Preventive and Social Medicine.
The healthcare facilities in Mohakhali are also top notch and include many medical and specialist centres, such as the the National Institute of Cancer Research and Hospital, Infectious Diseases Hospital, Institute of Epidemiology Disease Control and Research and National Institute of Diseases of the Chest and Hospital (NIDCH).
Last but not least, Mohakhali is home to several places of worship including mosques, churches and temples embracing cultural diversity in the region. For Muslims, there are plenty of mosques in including the famous Masjid-e-Gausul Azam, Mohakhali DOHS Mosque and Mohakhali Dakkhin Para Jame Masjid. For Christians, there are a couple of renowned churches such as the Mohakhali Christian Church and the Mohakhali Baptist Church. For people who practice Hinduism, there are plenty of temples in the region such as Sri Sri Raksha Kali Mata Temple, Korail Temple and IPS Temple.
Mohakhali’s commercial district offers plenty of shops, restaurants and medical centres.
Overall, Mohakhali is one of the most sought-after areas in Dhaka and full of activity and energy. The region includes a diverse range of people and has access to essential medical and educational centres as well as shopping malls and restaurants. Mohakhali is a desirable place to live for people of the upper and upper-middle status in Dhaka..
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