Not serene or tranquil, rather the overall vibe of Mohakhali is more in line with the word zippy or dynamic. The urban allure of Mohakhali will not take long to grasp you with its energy as soon as you step foot in the locality. From one of the most promising commercial hubs in Dhaka to a residential setting that is unparalleled to the other territories of a similar kind, Mohakhali offers the best of what Dhaka has to offer. While the DOHS area of Mohakhali can facilitate you with the best in class residential set-ups, central Mohakhali can be considered as the hive of commercial activity. With the state of the art healthcare facility, savory restaurants, sports zones, prominent educational institutions, and shopping centers, this area has everything to satisfy all needs of its residents. For these reasons, Mohakhali remains one of the most sought-after areas in the entire Dhaka for settling down.
Healthcare Facility For The Masses
Mohakhali houses some of the country's most important and notable healthcare facilities. And there is no shortage of it. From hospitals with specialized healthcare facilities to generalized hospitals, Mohakhali has it all. For example, the National Institute of Cancer Research and Hospital which is located in Mohakhali is the only specialized government institute and tertiary level cancer hospital in Bangladesh. Aside from that, healthcare institutions such as the National Institute of Diseases of the Chest and Hospital (NIDCH), Infectious Diseases Hospital, Institute of Epidemiology Disease Control And Research IEDCR, ICDDRB Dhaka Hospital, Kustho Niyontron Institute & Hospital are there for all your special health conditions. On the other hand, Chillar Building (iccdr,b), Jonoshastho Institute, Lifeline Medical Service Ltd are more focused on providing generalized healthcare services. In addition, most of the government healthcare institutes in Mohakhali offer superior medical services at a lower cost. This is the reason why people from different parts of the country come to Dhaka for better medical facilities.
Mohakhali is one of the most sophisticated areas of Dhaka. This area of never-ending activity is the house of a diverse range of people from different beliefs, religions, customs, cultures, identities. Mohakhali commercial area can feel a bit messy but the DOHS area is a meticulously planned neighborhood with an extremely well-regulated traffic management system. The location of the area has made it among the poshest areas of Dhaka due to its prominent location. Although people living here are from different occupations and backgrounds, Mohakhali DOHS is more popular among the people of upper-middle class and upper-class status for various reasons. The area is filled with supermarkets, brand shops, and other convenience stores. Astha Shopping Village at SKS tower, Mohakhali DCC market, and Mohakhali kacha bazar are to name but a few places that can be a reliable source of everyday needs for a reasonable price.
Properties in Mohakhali
Mohakhali was a commercial area from the start. The locality of Mohakhali is dotted with important commercial establishments and renowned educational institutions and some of the country's leading hospitals. Mohakhali DOHS on the other hand, which is located on the western side of Mohakhali, features a whole host of modern buildings with every facility and amenity. Being one of the most prominent neighborhoods, the area is also popular among entrepreneurs. For the last few years, this area has seen substantial growth in opening new businesses and startups. Most of which are IT firms. Other than that, British American Tobacco Bangladesh, Partex Group, Brac centre, Transcom Electronics ltd, Shastho Bhaban, Bangladesh Road Transport Authority (BRTA Bhaban), Boishakhi Television Bhavan, Nitol Niloy Group, Brac University, Institute Of Public Health are some of many notable establishments in the area. Furthermore, the area features a whole host of garages in its vicinity. People who need their vehicle repaired can find all sorts of services including brake repair, fixing transmission issues, tune-up, diagnostics, and many more.
Mohakhali and Mohakhali DOHS are divided by the Dhaka-Mymensingh road. Which extends further via Banani to Uttara. On the other hand, Mohakhali-Gulshan road otherwise known as Bir Uttam AK Khandakar Road splits Mohakhali commercial area into two parts and stretches to Badda, making Mohakhali one of the most well-connected areas of Dhaka. And to ensure smooth connectivity between the areas as well as the rest of the city, a number of excellent transportation systems are available. Rickshaws, for example, can take you anywhere inside the Mohakhali commercial area. But besides rickshaws, there are electric motorized vehicles called “Easy Bikes” to access the DOHS area of Mohakhali as well. However, if you want to reach nearby areas, there are excellent well-rounded bus services that can take you around the city. And if you want to travel outside the city, Mohakhali Inter-Zilla Bus Terminal will facilitate you with all your needs.
There is no shortage of educational institutions in Mohakhali. Some of which are renowned even outside of the country. South Point School & College, Banani Model High School, Rient International School ( English Medium), T & T Ideal Girls' High School are there to ensure the base of your children. BRAC University, National Institute of Preventive and Social Medicine, International Standard University (ISU), Government Titumir College, Sonargaon University, one the other hand, will cater to all your higher educational needs. Also, there are other notable universities and prominent educational institutions in the nearby areas which are just a footstep away from Mohakhali. Besides, training institutes such as the Bangladesh College of Physicians and Surgeons (BCPS), ITICA-International Training Institute of Culinary Arts, F.C.T Professional Training (Computer & Technical Training Center), National Hotel & Tourism Training Institute can help gain and hone your skills set.
Mohakhali houses a whole host of religious institutions including mosques, temples, and churches. There is no shortage of mosques in the area, so the Muslim devotees will have no problem finding one. Followers of the Hindu religion will also have no difficulties finding temples as well. Sri Sri Raksha Kali Mata Temple, IPS Temple, and Korail Temple are just a short distance away from anywhere in Mohakhali. TNT field by the intersection of Adel road and Road no 8 near the wireless more bus stop plays host to puja mandaps during various occasions. For the Christians, there are churches scattered in the area, namely Mohakhali Christian Church and Mohakhali Baptist Church.
Mohakhali is located near some of the swankiest areas of Dhaka. It is surrounded by Gulshan, Banani, Badda, and Tejgaon is just a short distance away and can be reached either by a rickshaw or a bus. Reaching other popular places such as Farmgate, Uttara, Niketan, Hatirjheel, Banasree, Rampura, Bashundhara, Baridhara is a breeze from here. Since these areas are closely linked to each other and Mohakhali Flyover has made it really easy to access the area, people from other sides of the city such as Dhanmondi and Mohammadpur can reach Mohakhali quickly.
Food & Restaurants
From savory local restaurants to places specialized in western and oriental cuisines, Mohakhali houses a diverse range of restaurants to please your appetite. Ghoroa hotel is one such restaurant specialized in various kinds of local cuisines namely “khichuri and tehari”. Apart from that, there are many restaurants serving continental food. Most of these restaurants can be found along either side of the Mohakhali-Gulshan road.
Whether you are shopping for special occasions or just a regular visit to the local market for your everyday essentials, shopping places around Mohakhali can cater to all your needs. SKS tower is one of the largest establishments in Mohakhali featuring an array of local and foreign brand shops. For grocery shopping, Mohakhali DCC Market is all you need. However, if you are looking for a comfortable shopping facility, you can visit Astha shopping village at SKS tower. Other than these, there are numerous shopping malls here and there to facilitate your everyday shopping needs.