Well connected to a number of roads, Amil Colony Karachi is a residential neighbourhood falling within the boundaries of a much larger area, Jamshed Quarters. Amil Colony is purely residential in nature, spanning a total of 403,999 square yards. The area has a park, mosques, schools, colleges, eateries, library, and plenty of residential projects guaranteeing a quality lifestyle.
ABOUT AMIL COLONY KARACHI
M.A. Jinnah Road runs south-west of Amil Colony, Karachi, Jamshed Road to its west and New M. A. Jinnah Road to its east. One of the best routes to get around Karachi, M.A. Jinnah Road runs between Gurumandir and Native Jetty Bridge, also known as Native Jetty Pul or Jinnah Bridge. Jamshed Road is a two-way route that connects Jail Road to M.A. Jinnah Road. New M.A. Jinnah Road is a continuation of University Road from Jail Chowrangi to M.A. Jinnah Road.
Not only is Amil Colony connected to some of the most important arteries of the city outside its boundaries, but it also has its own robust network of roads. This includes the colony’s two main boulevards, Jigar Muradabadi Road and Mufti Ahmed Ur Rehman Road, which intersect each other. This intersection forms the centre of Amin Colony and we will often use this spot as a reference point to measure distances in this guide.
These two roads further divide into smaller roads and streets throughout Amil Colony. Sen Gupta Road, Annie Basant Road, Ansari Road, Naidu Road, Raja Mahmudabad Road, Kamla Nehru Road, Madan Malvia Road, Subhash Chander Road, Adnan Ahmed Road, Abul Kalam Azad Road, Dr Kitchlu Road, Ghazali Road, Osmania Street, Jamshed Road and Nawab Ismail Khan Road are some of the names of the sub-roads in Amin Colony.
Mazar-e-Quaid further adds to the importance of Amil Colony’s location. The mausoleum, a popular historical landmark of the city, is located to the south of the housing society. A few other landmarks nearby are TDF Ghar, Nishtar Park and Soldier Bazar.
AT A GLANCE
- Purely residential neighbourhood
- Located right next to Mazar-e-Quaid
- Has a park called Hasa Singh Park at a corner
- Allama Iqbal Library is situated in the colony
- Gosha-e-Shireen Halwa Puri is frequented for breakfast
- Meerut Famous Kabab Paratha is most visited for its barbecue
- Several mosques to ensure everyone finds one at a walking distance
- Saint Lawrence Government Girls Degree College is located in the area
- Government Islamia Science College is also located at one corner of the area
FACILITIES, SCHOOLS AND HEALTHCARE
The following facilities can be found within and nearby the area.
Public Transport near Amil Colony Karachi
Finding public transport near Amil Colony Karachi is quite easy as it’s located near a number of major roads. Gurumandar Bus Stop is located in Jamshed Quarters, close to Jiwani Apartments, within walking distance. Buses that stop at this station include F-17, F-9, 1-E, 11-A, 11-C, 17-I, 2-C, 2-K, 4-B, 4-G, 6-B, and D-19. Britto Road Bus Stop is another option within walking distance of the colony; it’s located on Clayton Road, Soldier Bazaar, Catholic Colony.
For intercity transport, you can choose to travel by air, train or bus. To catch a passenger train, one can easily reach Karachi Cantonment Station, which is the city’s main railway station. It’s almost 6.5 km away from Amil Colony.
To catch a bus, you can head to Super Highway (M-9) where you will come across Al Asif New Bus Terminal – 18 minutes’ drive away, and Daewoo Express Terminal – 23 minutes’ drive away. Al Asif New Bus Terminal lets you catch a number of different bus services, while Daewoo Express Terminal is a stop for Daewoo Express only.
For catching a plane, Jinnah International Airport is where you have to head. If you take Shahrah-e-Faisal, passing through Drigh Road, then the airport is less than a half an hour-drive from the colony.
Markets near Amil Colony Karachi
Fetching fresh produce should not be a problem as the junction of Mufti Ahmed Ur Rehman Road and Jamshed Road is surrounded by fruit and vegetable vendors. The streets in Amil Colony Karachi are also dotted with fresh fruits and vegetable vendors.
For grocery items and other household items there is a supermarket in Amil Colony Karachi, that goes by the name Pick N Save Pharmacy & Supermart. It is located on Jamshed Road, in Block 1 of the colony, a 5 to 10-minute walk away from the intersection of Jigar Muradabadi Road and Mufti Ahmed Ur Rehman Road.
As for other stores and markets near Amil Colony Karachi, there are a number of options. Anis Medical & General Store near Binori Town Masjid and Bilal Broast, on Jamshed Road, is barely a 5-minute walk away. There are a few more spots that are easily accessible within a 5 to 10-minute drive. There’s Burma Store on Maulana Muhammad Ali Road, Babu Ud Din Store on Jamshed Road in Clayton Quarters, and Al Rehman Store also in Clayton Quarters.
Milk and dairy is made accessible by the milk shops in the neighbourhood. Jamshed Road has a milk shop, Fresh Cow Milk, at a drive of about 10 minutes. They also provide door-to-door milk delivery service. Cummings Road has Nizam Milk Shop at an 8-minute drive; it’s famous for their Lassi (sweet whipped yogurt drink topped with fresh cream) and also delivered to your doorstep. Shikarpur Colony has Bismillah Milk Shop at the cross-junction of Maulana Muhammad Ali Road and Qatar Road, at a drive of 4 minutes. The other dairy products of Bismillah Milk Shop are also liked by the locals, especially the Doodh Rabri dessert.
Soldier Bazar is a mere 8-minute drive from the area. It is an open-air market that is home to boutiques, shops selling unstitched and stitched clothing, accessories, groceries and other household items at reasonable prices. It is quite an old area that dates back to the British Era. Back then, this place used to be a hub for soldiers— hence the name, Soldier Bazaar. After partition, it was converted into a residential area.
KMC Market is also a good market near Amil Colony Karachi, from where you can find meat, vegetable, fish and grocery at reasonable prices. It is one of the oldest markets of Pakistan and its existence dates back to the British Era. The market is virtually segmented into four different sections for vegetable, meat, fish, and grocery plus other household items. It is nearly 2 km away from the area, taking around 6 minutes to reach by car.
Mosques in and near Amil Colony Karachi
To offer the five daily prayers, residents will easily find a mosque or two within convenient walking distance. Some mosques in Amil Colony Karachi—barely a 5 to 10-minute walk away from the intersection of Jigar Muradabadi Road and Mufti Ahmed Ur Rehman Road—include Muhammadi Masjid, located close to Jigar Muradabadi Road, Jamia Masjid Tayyab and Jamia Masjid Tayyeb Deoband near Secretariat Chowrangi and Faizan-e-Abul Qasim Masjid is on Jamshed Road
Schools, Colleges & Universities in and near Amil Colony Karachi
When you have family members who attend school, college or university, it is convenient to have these educational institutions at a close distance. There are a bunch of schools in Amil Colony Karachi. The Smart School has its Jamshed Quarter Campus at the cross-junction of Subhash Chander Road and Nawab Ismail Khan Road at a walking distance of 3 to 5 minutes. It is a project of The City School, affiliated with Cambridge International Examination (CIE). Al Badar School Head Office is located on Adnan Ahmed Road while its New Montessori Branch is located on Nawab Ismail Khan Road, at a walking distance of 4 and 7 minutes, respectively.
Other schools spotted in the boundary of Amil Colony include the following ones.
- Arise School on Abul Kalam Azad Road, at a walking distance of 5 minutes
- Safia Khan Memorial Girls Secondary School on Mufti Ahmed Ur Rehman Road at a 2- to 5-minutes walk
- Mama Baby Care School – Matric Head Office is located adjacent to Nawab Ismail Khan Road ad Mufti Ahmed Ur Rehman Road, reachable through a 2-minute walk
- Mama Baby Care School also has its Cambridge School’ Indigo Girls Campus on Nawab Ismail Khan Road at a walking distance of 8 minutes or so
- International Montessori Centre is on Maulana Muhammad Ali Jauhar Road, almost a walking distance of 9 minutes
There are several colleges in Amil Colony Karachi. The ones barely a few minutes’ walk away from the centre of the colony are Saint Lawrence Government Girls Degree College Karachi on Mufti Ahmed Ur Rehman Road and Government Islamia Science College on Jigar Muradabadi Road.
Among the universities near Amil Colony Karachi, Jamia Uloom-e Islamia is the closest one. It is an Islamic university, located on Jamshed Road, Allama Binori Town, just a 5-minute walk away from the colony. Dawood University of Engineering & Technology Karachi (DUET) is the second closest university located on New M.A. Jinnah Road, in Muslimabad, at a distance of 2.5 km.
Other universities nearby include the following:
- ICMAP Soldier Bazar (City Campus) is on Hussain Shah Shaheed Road, Soldier Bazaar, at a distance of 3 km
- Institute of Business Administration (IBA) IBA has its City Campus is on Kiyani Shaheed Road, Saddar, at a distance of 4 km
- Federal Urdu University of Arts Science & Technology has its Abdul Haq Campus on Najmuddin Street, in Deli Colony KMC Work Area, at a distance of 5 km, more or less
- Aga Khan University (AKU) is on National Stadium Road, as part of Aga Khan University Hospital, only 4 km away
- College of Accounting and Management Sciences (CAMS) is a private institute offering ACCA, CA, CCA, BBA, BS, MBA, M.Sc., B.com, and short diplomas in Accounting, Business, Finance, HR, Marketing, etc. CAMS PECHS Campus is 3.5 km away, whereas their Dhoraji Campus is at a distance of 5.5 km
Banks near Amil Colony Karachi
Residents will not have to go far for their ATM transactions as there is a bank in Amil Colony and plenty more on Jamshed Road. The bank in Amil Colony Karachi is Habib Bank Limited on Madan Malvia Road – at a 4-minute walking distance or a 3-minute drive. The bank branches that you will find along the length of Jamshed Road include Meezan Bank, First Women Bank Ltd., Allied Bank Limited (ABL), Muslim Commercial Bank (MCB), National Bank of Pakistan, and Bank Al Habib – all at a walking distance of within 10 minutes or a 5-minute drive.
However, if you have your bank accounts elsewhere then the banks near Amil Colony Karachi shall suffice. To keep you informed, Habib Bank Limited (HBL) has its New Town branch on Guru Mandir Chowrangi, and United Bank Limited (UBL) is accessible through Aga Khan III Road, towards Soldier Bazaar, Garden East. You can walk up to them in 5 to 10 minutes or drive up to them in the same amount of time.
However, please keep in mind that the area around Guru Mandir has moderate to high traffic most of the time so travelling by car might take a bit longer than what is stated.
As far as the utilities in Amil Colony Karachi are concerned, the good news is that the area has active supply of water, electricity and gas. Majority of the area has over-the-ground electrical setup with poles and wires evident on the streets. However, there may be projects that have maintained underground electrical supply for their residents, separately.
Clinics and Hospitals near Amil Colony Karachi
Quick access to health care is one of the most important things people consider while exploring a new neighbourhood. Keeping that in mind, we will now list.
Mariam Eye Clinic in Amil Colony Karachi, is an eye care center on Jamshed Road, preferably at a walking distance of 5 minutes. For other minor health concerns, the clinics nearby shall suffice. Dosani Clinic on Qatar Road, in Shikarpur Colony, is a promising healthcare facility that opens up at 9 AM and closes at 10 PM.
A few other clinics near Amil Colony Karachi are listed below for your convenience:
- Fawad Eye Clinic in Achar Gali of Hyderabad Colony, is almost 1.5 km away. This is a well reviewed eye care clinic who also provides their services at subsidized rates for those in need.
- Al Hafeez Fertility & Medical Center is also in the same colony and pretty much at a similar distance as that of above
- Al Shifa Clinic & Ultrasound is located on Liaquat Road, Central Jacob Lines, Block 1 of Khudadad Colony at a 10 minutes walking distance or a 3-minute drive
- Vanthali Welfare Clinic on ground floor of Dilawar Arcade near Guru Mandir Chowrangi, Jiwani Apartments, is at a distance of nearly 1.5 km
- Pak Night Clinic in ML Paradise, 152 Dosabhai, Ghadyali Street, in Parsi Colony of Soldier Bazar, Saddar about 2 km away
Hospitals near Amil Colony Karachi include quite a few renowned medical facilities of the city. Aga Khan University Hospital, Liaquat National Hospital and Medical College, and Medicare Cardiac and General Hospital – at a distance of around 4 km, 3.5 and 3 km, respectively. All of them have a trusted emergency department.
While the hospitals mentioned above are reliable and popularly known for the quality care that they provide, there are quite a few hospitals that are closer to Amil Colony Karachi.
- Fatima Bai Hospital is part of Jiwani Apartments where the locals head for availing regular or emergency healthcare services while charging an affordable fee. It is at a distance of 1.5 km approximately
- Aga Khan Hospital for Women and Children on Gold Street, Garden East, is almost 2 km away from the neighbourhood
- Fatimid Foundation Karachi is on Britto Road, also in Garden East and a similar distance as that of above
- Holy Family Hospital on Afridi Shahid Road, Soldier Bazar is open 24/7 and is at a distance of 2.5 km from the area
- Zainab Panjwani Memorial Hospital is on Mohammad Ali Habib Road, Gazdarabad Katrak, Parsi Colony, Catholic Colony is also around 2.5 km away, but from a different route
Security in Amil Colony Karachi
To look after the safety and security of local residents, there are several police stations near Amil Colony Karachi. Usually a single police station is responsible for two to three areas in a zone, however, in the case of Jamshed Quarters, which is a large neighbourhood, there are several police stations looking after its law and order situation. The ones that are 2 minutes away from the centre of Amil Colony, include Jamshed Police Complex on Humer Road, Muslimabad, Special Branch Police Department on Muhammad Farooq Motlani Road, also in Muslimabad. The ones that are 5 minutes away include Jamshed Town Police Station and Crime Branch 2, both of which are in Allama Binori Town.
Furthermore, for added security residents can hire a security guard or install CCTV cameras in their homes.
PROPERTIES IN AMIL COLONY KARACHI
Sales Price Trends in Amil Colony Karachi
Amil Colony is a part of Jamshed Quarters, which is quite an old neighbourhood located next to M.A Jinnah Road and Mazar-e-Quaid. The area connects North Nazimabad, Federal B Area, Orangi Town, and Paposh Nagar to Saddar, Soldier Bazaar, Garden and Native Jetty Flyover. Being a connecting area it usually has medium to high traffic.
The ever-so-busy, authentic neighbourhood of Amil Colony Karachi therefore holds a lot of importance for the city and is offering a variety of properties for sale. The sale price trends of these properties are elaborated below.
Houses for Sale in Amil Colony Karachi
Amil Colony Karachi is offering a limited number of houses for sale. You can find a 150 sq. yd. house for PKR 3.25 crore, on average. A 275 sq. yd. house for sale in Amil Colony Karachi can cost around PKR 7 crore, on average.
Plots for Sale in Amil Colony Karachi
The area under discussion is an abundantly populated area with very limited land space for further development. Therefore only a limited number of plots are available for sale in Amil Colony Karachi with sizes starting from 500 sq. yards, priced at PKR 7 crore or more.
Flats for Sale in Amil Colony Karachi
As mentioned earlier, Amil Colony Karachi is a densely populated area with limited space for any new development. This is one of the reasons why the area is experiencing more vertical development than horizontal. This change in trends has led to the construction of new apartments and flats for sale in Amil Colony Karachi. With a high demand in the market, prices of these flats start from PKR 1 to PKR 4 crore. You can expect to find a 2-bed apartment for PKR 1.3 to 1.6 crore, 3-bed apartment for PKR 1.7 to 2.5 crore, and 4-bed apartment for PKR 2 to 3.5 crore.
Rental Price Trends in Amil Colony Karachi
The in-demand area of Amil Colony Karachi has quite a few properties on rent. Prices have been mentioned below for your convenience.
House for Rent in Amil Colony Karachi
The houses for rent in Amil Colony Karachi can be rented for PKR 1 to 1.5 lakh and they usually get sold out pretty soon. You will have to keep checking for their availability or you can fill the form with your required details and the agent will inform you once there are similar properties available.
Flats for Rent in Amil Colony Karachi
With a rising demand for living in Amil Colony Karachi, there are new buildings and apartments developed in the neighbourhood. To give you an idea of what to expect, there are 2-, 3- and 4-bedroom apartments. The flats in Amil Colony Karachi can be rented for as low as PKR 50 to 75 thousand.
SHOPPING, RESTAURANTS, AND BAKERIES
Malls near Amil Colony Karachi
There are plenty of shopping centres and malls near Amil Colony Karachi. Let us discuss the ones that are closer first and then move to the ones located further away.
Gul Plaza is a famous shopping centre on main M.A. Jinnah Road, in Preedy Quarters Gazdarabad, opposite to Empress Market, at a distance of 4 km. It is one of the oldest shopping spots in Karachi. IT opens up around 10:45 am and closes around 10 pm. Gul Plaza is famous for the quality, and affordable prices, of its crockery, cutlery, bags, blankets, toys, home décor, and baby and mother care items. The basement area is air conditioned and developed to have a mall-like environment. The upper floors have wholesale vendors selling stuff at reasonable prices. Furthermore, it has charged parking and food places are available in the basement and on the road side.
Atrium Mall, one of the best places to go shopping in Karachi, is about 5 km away from Amil Colony.
Other shopping malls near Amil Colony Karachi include Ghaziani Shopping Mall, City Shopping Mall, The Central Mall & Plaza, Jubilee Center, Kareem Center, Mehboob Cloth Market, and Cooperative Market among others. All of them are more or less close to Saddar Center and Saddar Town – reachable through a 4-km drive.
Restaurants and Bakeries near Amil Colony Karachi
Let us first cover the restaurants in Amil Colony Karachi and then move to the ones nearby.
Gosha-e-Shereen Halwa Puri is a breakfast restaurant that opens up at 6 AM and closes at 11:55 AM, located on Jamshed Road, within the boundaries of Amil Colony. It is quite famous in the neighbourhood and you will see people enjoying their halwa puri with friends and families, early in the morning, especially on weekends. Pizza Munch on Mufti Ahmed Ur Rehman Road is a nice and affordable pizza joint. Mr. Arab is another restaurant within the boundaries of the colony, known for Arabic Fast Food. Their Arabic Shawarma is one of the best sellers. All of the eateries are within a 5-minute walking distance.
A few frequently visited restaurants near Amil Colony Karachi include Haji Biryani on Jamshed Road, Jamshed Quarters, at a walking distance of 10 minutes or a drive of 4 minutes. The place is particularly liked for their Beef Biryani and Beef Pulao, having a perfect blend of spices and the correct ratio of meat and rice. Hanifia is also on the same road, almost a kilometre away. Their Hunter Beef with square buns and their special chutni are all the hype among the food lovers.
Added to this, if you feeling fancy, the some very restaurants and eateries of Sindhi Muslim Cooperative Housing Society (SMCHS) are lined up on or near Captain Fareed Bukhari Shaheed Road. the names include;
- Bam-Bou Chinese Restaurant located close to Allah Wala roundabout, almost 3 km away
- Koffie Chalet on Capt. Fareed Bukhari Shaheed Road, a little above 3 km
- Ginsoy - Extreme Chinese Restaurant is on the same road, and exactly at a distance of 3 km
- Gloria Jean’s Coffees is also on the same road and a similar distance as that of above
- Vintage Café is also on the same route, is at a similar distance, taking 8 minutes to reach by car
OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES, FITNESS AND BEAUTY
Sports Facilities and Fitness Centres near Amil Colony Karachi
Discussing the fitness centres near Amil Colony Karachi, there are quite a few in close reach. Beyond Fitness Club is located close to Sabeel Masjid, opposite to Garden East, at a walking distance of around half a kilometre. The gym has effective gym equipment along with the right set of ergonomics to get you exercising.
Other gyms near Amil Colony Karachi include;
- Saadi’s Beauty Saloon & Fitness Club is a ladies oriented fitness facility on Manakji Street, near Ghaforiya Pakola Masjid in Soldier Bazar, Garden East.
- Tai Karate Centre is in Central Jacob Lines – 2.5 km away, where they teach self-defence and Karate. A majority of their students are kids.
- YouFit Gym is on Dr. Ziauddin Ahmed Road, Central Jacob Lines, Civil Lines, at a drive of 10 minutes from the area.
For sports facilities in Amil Colony Karachi, Hasa Singh Park is used more often than not. In fact, the streets in the area are also utilized for night matches of cricket during the weekends.
Parks in Amil Colony Karachi
For parks in Amil Colony Karachi, there is Hasa Singh Park at a walking distance of 6 minutes. The spot is basically a bare ground.
However, for a proper park, there is a park near Amil Colony Karachi, called Osama Park. It is located in Jamshed Quarters, say at a walk of 9 minutes or so. The park is nice and family friendly. In the evening you will find plenty of ladies roaming around, walking and jogging, while the kids are also seen playing on the slides. The park is also known as Zakariyya Park.
Beauty Salons near Amil Colony Karachi
Two beauty salons near Amil Colony Karachi are Mehak Beauty Parlor and Hilda’s Beauty Parlor both of which are at a walking distance of less than 10 minutes. Mehak Beauty Parlor is on Jamshed Road, while Hilda’s Beauty Parlor is on Wedderburn Road, opening at 11 AM and accommodating their customers till 8 PM.
Other beauty salons in proximity include the ones listed below.
- A1 Beauty Salon is located on Jamshed Road, reachable in 5 minutes or so, by car
- Fariyas Beauty Studio in Jiwani Apartments, at the cross junction of Barih Street and Gul Meher Street, is close to Guru Mandir Chowrangi
- Huma’s Signature Salon is on the Ground Floor of Sara Apartments, located on Britto Road in Garden East, is a famous one in the hood, reachable in 6 minutes by car
- Nurjis Jafri Salon & Studio is spotted in Kiran Apartments, on Clayton Road, falling in the boundaries of Garden East, and takes the same amount of time to reach as above. They have earned good review within a year’s time
- Beauty Inn Salon & Training Institute is a part of Soldier Bazaar in Garden East, drivable in only 2 km
Cinemas near Amil Colony Karachi
As you proceed towards Saddar, you will find some age-old cinemas near Amil Colony Karachi. There is Capri Cinema on M.A Jinnah Road, coming after a drive of almost 3.5 km. Bambino Cinema is located on Garden Road, Saddar Town, after a drive of around 4 km. Nasheman Cinema is in Preedy Quarters, almost a similar distance as that of Bambino, taking 15 minutes to reach. The ticket prices in these cinemas are considerably low, when compared to the newer cinemas. The majority of the crowd are men.
A family-friendly cinema in vicinity is the Atrium Cinemas in Atrium Mall. Atrium Mall is located on Ghazanfar Ali Road, near Avari Towers, Karachi Cantt, after a distance of up to 5 km. The cinema has comfortable seats, an impressive sound system, a cafeteria that sells popcorn and hot and cold beverages. Options between 2D and 3D screens are available at reasonable ticket prices. An added plus that you have with cinemas that are a part of shopping malls is that you can shop, watch a movie and munch at the food court, all at the same time.
At a drive of 3 to 5 minutes, Amil Colony is almost neighbours to Mazar-e-Quaid, Jinnah Mausoleum. The place is a historical landmark and the final resting place of the lawyer, politician and founder of Pakistan, Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah. Behind his tomb, there is a museum where the visitors can view the arms that were under his ownership, robes that he wore, books that he and the family read, souvenir and keepsakes presented to him and his family, his medals, car, and the other things in his and his family’s use.
The Dawood Foundation Ghar or TDF Ghar is one of the most popular museums in Karachi. It was built in the 1930’s. Not only will you find unique artifacts here, but also a library, which has a really good collection of books. Along with a museum, TDF Ghar also offers spectacular views of Mazar-e-Quaid, along with delicious food at Sehan Café. Altogether, it's a good place to have a conversation over a cup of tea.
Karachi Zoo is situated on Nishtar Road, Garden East, Millat Nagar after a 3-km drive from the area. The zoo is a great place to familiarise yourself and the kids of the different types of animals and see them live, especially the wildlife. The entrance ticket is quite reasonable with a parking area, boating area and canteen for refreshments.
Anklesaria Hospital on Aga Khan III Road (aka Garden Road), near Makki Masjid, Preedy Quarters is an age old hospital located around 3.5 km away. The hospital is a not for profit healthcare facility that started its operations in 1962 as GulBanoo & Dr Burjor Anklesaria Hospital, now known as Anklesaria Hospital. The hospital has several credible dermatologists and general physicians. It is basically located at the junction of Garden Road and Randall Road. Opposite to the hospital, on Randle Road there are a number of pharmacies and chemist stores to facilitate the patients.
Jama Cloth Market is located on M.A Jinnah Road, almost 5 km away from Amil Colony Karachi. The place is particularly known for stitched and unstitched clothing (at wholesale prices) as well as for different types of hand and machine embroidery.
Burns Road Food Street is almost 5 km away where you can relish the famous delicacies of Burns Road. The street is mostly crowded with food lovers. To give you a heads up for the food street; Karachi Haleem is famous for their Haleem, Anwer Mutton for their Katakat and Karahi, New Dehli Gola Kabab House for their barbecue, especially Lebnani Boti, Food Centre for their Biryani, Mazaidar Haleem and Foods for their Haleem, Biryani, and Barbecue, Fresco Sweets for their Dahi Ballay, Agha Sajji has the best Sajji, and Delhi Rabri House is liked for their Rabri, Ras Malai, fresh Gulab Jaman, and Doodh Dulari.
Karachi Cantonment Railway Station is around 6.5 km away. Furthermore, Gul Plaza, Rainbow Center, Cooperative Market, Mehboob Cloth Market, and the whole of Saddar Bazar are at a close reach from the neighbourhood.
THINGS TO CONSIDER
Amil Colony Karachi is a residential area that is complete with all sorts of facilities within and nearby. There are quite a few marts, supermarkets, general stores, schools, colleges, medical facilities, community centres, event venues, mosques, and much more, located within walking distance.
The area boasts the main road location of M.A. Jinnah Road and is well-connected to Jamshed Road and New M.A. Jinnah Road. While connectivity to these roads is indeed a blessing, it can be problematic at times. After all, M.A. Jinnah is one of the most popular, and busiest, roads of Karachi. That’s why residents of areas lining this road often face traffic jams during peak hours.
As far as properties in Amil Colony Karachi are concerned, there are very limited options to choose from. The reason behind this is that it is a densely populated and in-demand area of the city, so whatever is available for sale or rent, gets sold/rented out quickly. That said, utilities such as electricity, water, gas and sewerage pipes are all available.
Importance of Amil Colony, Karachi from major locations nearby
- Mazar-e-Quaid is barely a kilometre away
- TDF Ghar is around 1.5 km away
- Soldier Bazar is around 2 km away
- KMC Market is almost 2 km away
- SMCHS Food Street is more or less 3 km away
- Liaquat National Hospital is 3.5 km away
- Gul Plaza is less than 4 km away
- Mehboob Cloth Market is a little more than 4 km away
- Cooperative Market is a metre further from the above market
- Aga Khan University Hospital is also about 4 km away
- Jama Cloth Market is nearly 5 km away
- Burns Road Food Street is 5 km away