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Gulistan-e-Johar Karachi: A Perfect Residential Area

Karachi’s Gulistan-e-Johar is one of the busiest areas in Pakistan. Because of its metropolitan significance, people from all over the country move to the city to explore job and business opportunities, hence increasing the demand for residential units.

For such people, whilst searching for a good house to rent, Gulistan-e-Johar is one of the perfect residential areas.

Moreover, it is a huge urban residential locality that lies on the eastern side of the city. The prime location of the area, along with the amenities provided, makes it one of the top neighbourhoods of Karachi.

Graana.com, Pakistan’s smartest property portal collected the data on Gulistan-e-Johar and compiled a list of all the key attractions of the area to give the readers a holistic view of it.

 

Top Facilities in Gulistan-e-Johar

Some of the amenities and features that make Gulistan-e-Johar one of the most desired residential areas are as follows.

  1. Transport Facilities
  2. Education Facilities
  3. Healthcare Facilities
  4. Fitness facilities
  5. Sports and Gaming Facilities
  6. Parks Facilities
  7. Shopping centres
  8. Restaurant and Bakeries
  9. Accessibility to other areas

 

Transport Facilities

 

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Drone Image of Traffic in Gulistan-e-Johar, Karachi (Source: Google)

 

When you’re living in Gulistan-e-Johar, worrying about conveyance becomes the least of your worries. Even if you don’t own a car, you can easily commute to other places by taking the help of plenty of transportation options available there.

Throughout the locality, there are bus stops for the local buses. Some of the busiest bus stops include the Kamran Chowrangi bus stop, Perfume Chowk bus stop, Rado bus stop, Jauhar Morr bus stop, Munawar Chowrangi bus stop, Continental bus stop, and Samama bus stop.

In addition to this, Gulistan Coach, D-10, G-55, and various other buses use these bus stops. Besides public transport various Cab services also operate in the area including Careem, Uber etc.

 

Education Facilities

 

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Image of Inside of a Classroom (Source: Google)

 

Gulistan-e-Johar is also known as the educational hub of Karachi. Due to the presence of top schools and colleges in the area, this neighbourhood tops the priority list for renting or buying a house for most people.

Moreover, some of the best schools in Gulistan-e-Johar Karachi include Oak Hill Elementary School, Beaconhouse School System, Pak Turk International Schools & Colleges, The City School, Manahal Islamic School, Montessori Complex Cambridge School, Everest Grammar School, and Gulistan-e-Iqbal Secondary School.

Additionally, there are multiple colleges situated in this area. These include the famous Liaquat National College of Medicine and Dentistry, Commerce College, and Govt. Girls Degree College etc.

For those who want to seek higher education, there are different universities available in this area as well, including Preston University, The University of Karachi, and Habib University.

 

Healthcare Facilities

 

it is an image of Darul Sehat hospital Gulistan-e-Johar Karachi
Darul Sehat Hospital Gulistan-e-Johar Karachi (Source: Google)

 

Coming to healthcare facilities, Gulistan-e-Johar gives the residents a plethora of healthcare centres that include general as well as specialised hospitals to choose from.

Some of the top healthcare centres in Gulistan-e-Johar are Ahmed Medical Centre, Qureshi Ent Medical Centre, Danish Dental Clinic, Darul Sehat Hospital etc.

Moreover, a teaching hospital for Liaquat Medical College for Medical and Dentistry is also situated in this area. Besides, the hospitals in this area are operated by highly skilled and experienced medical professionals who are providing their services in these hospitals.

 

Fitness Facilities

 

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Image of Inside of a Gym (Source: Pinterest)

 

Gulistan-e-Johar comprises various gyms and fitness studios for all the fitness freaks who love to incorporate exercise into their routines.
Furthermore, the area is known for some famous gyms such as Body Complex gym, Nutrition Valley, Spartan’s, Cross Fit gym, and Get Smart gym.

Amongst the top-rated gyms is the Metropolitan gym. What makes the gym stand out is the fact that the gym offers services by both male and female fitness trainers. Additionally, these trainers not only help you train your body but also draft a personalised diet plan for you.

 

Sports & Gaming Facilities

 

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PIA Cricket Academy Gulistan-e-Johar, Karachi (Source: Google)

 

For sports and gaming, Gulistan-e-Johar is not far behind in offering these facilities in the area. With the top gaming and parks facilities for the residents, children, in particular, have plenty of outdoor gaming facilities that keep them entertained.

Besides, there is COD cricket ground, Sharjah cricket ground, a cricket academy in Block 2, and the PIA cricket academy in Block 16 for the people who love to play cricket.

Moreover, you can also find a golf club located just 19 minutes drive away. Also, for football enthusiasts, there is the facility of playing football at Umer Farooq Football Ground and Overseas Football Club.

 

Parks

it is an image of Euphoria Park in Block 15 Gulistan-e-Johar, Karachi
Euphoria Park in Block 15 Gulistan-e-Johar, Karachi (source: Google)

 

Greenery and parks play a major role when it comes to enhancing the value of any residential area. Residential areas with trees and green belts add a lot to the improvement of air quality in the area.

Even though there are not too many parks in the city of Karachi, however, there are a few parks located in Gulistan-e-Johar.
There is a park named Euphoria Park in Block 15, that comes with different exercise facilities as well as a jogging track. Besides, the area incorporates two separate parks for the ladies; Usman Park and Fatima Jinnah Ladies Park., Residents of Gulistan-e-Johar can enjoy their time in the parks in the company of nature.

 

Shopping Centres

 

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Millenium Mall Karachi (Source: Pinterest)

 

With the presence of multiple shopping malls, Gulistan-e-Johar caters to the refreshment and shopping needs of the residents. Therefore, Karachiites from all over the city come to this area to experience the variety of shopping and refreshment options.

Saima Mall and Millenium Mall are the two malls that come with multiple international as well as local brands.

In addition to that, there are various local markets in the area as well. These markets include different shops where you can find garments, perfume brands, bags shops, jewellery, electronics stores, hardware shops and much more.

 

Restaurants and Bakeries

 

ist is an image of Bismillah Biryani centre Gulistan-eJohar, Karachi
Bismillah Biryani Centre (Source: Google)

 

Gulistan-e-Johar is a great place to explore various food options. The neighbourhood is home to multiple restaurants, cafes, bakeries etc.

Here is a list of top restaurants in Karachi that you can explore with your friends and family.

  • Al Arab Shawarma
  • Hot n Roll Deals
  • Balochistan Sajji
  • Food Mela
  • Bismillah Biryani Gulistan-e-Johar
  • Baithak
  • Hungry Jamz
  • Student Biryani
  • Broadway Pizza Gulistan-e-Johar

Besides, there are various bakeries in the area where you can buy cakes and other fresh bakery items. Some of the popular bakeries in Gulistan-e-Johar are:

  • The Bakers
  • Continental Bakery
  • The Bakers
  • Pie in the Sky
  • Royal Dhaka

Other than these, the local food markets and food streets in Gulistan-e-Johar offer delicious savoury food items to cater to people’s food cravings.

 

Accessibility to Other Areas

 

it is an image of University road Gulistan-e-Johar, Karachi
University Road Gulistan-e-Johar, Karachi (Source: Google)

 

Because of its prime location in the heart of Karachi, Gulistan-e-Johar is preferred by many people for easy access to various parts of Karachi.

One side of the neighbourhood is conjoined to University road, which is a very popular road in Karachi. While the other side links the area to Pehalwan Goth Road. It is fairly easy to travel to the other parts of the city using these roads.

The above-mentioned facilities make Gulistan-e-Johar one of the top residential areas of Karachi. Because of its popularity and amenities, the area has managed to keep up with its value and demand in competition with modern housing societies.

If you’re looking for more information regarding residential areas in Karachi, follow our blog at Graana.com.

 

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