ABOUT AMIR KHUSRO ROAD KARACHI
Both as an area and as a road, Amir Khusro is one of the most popular in Karachi. The residential area surrounding Amir Khusro Road Karachi is also known as Amir Khusro, which neighbours Alhamra Society, Maqdolabad Society, and Shabbirabad. Amir Khusro Road is situated at the northeast of Hill Park, a famous recreational park in Pakistan Employees Cooperative Housing Society (PECHS), Karachi.
Amir Khusro is a long stretch of road connecting two major arteries of Karachi, Shaheed-e-Milat Road, and Karsaz Road. It is also connected to many other heavily trafficked roads of the city such as Shahrah-e-Faisal, Johar Road, Ghazi Salauddin Road, and Shaheed Sibghatullah Shah Road. A high number of residential buildings, businesses, and commercial centres are either located on or near Amir Khusro Road. The area around the road is developed with modern infrastructure, and all the necessary facilities are widely and readily accessible at almost walkable distances. The apartment buildings and houses on Amir Khusro usually come loaded with modern necessities like parking areas, nearby general stores, and shopping centres.
Among the many landmarks located near Amir Khusro Road, the Provincial Headquarters of NADRA, Sindh, is the most prominent.
AT A GLANCE
- Well-connected to significant areas of Karachi
- Almost all the buildings have modern infrastructure
- Easy accessibility to necessary utilities
- Secure and diversified residential area
- All mediums of transport readily available nearby
FACILITIES, SCHOOLS AND HEALTHCARE
Public Transport Near Amir Khusro Road Karachi
Since Amir Khusro Road is well-connected to various famous roads of Karachi, finding any sort of public transport near Amir Khusro is never going to be a problem. A myriad of public buses pass through and use the road to reach other connected areas, and as such, the road remains crowded with buses, taxis, and rickshaws. Also, ride-sharing services like Careem, Uber, and Bykea are also conveniently available on the road. Public buses cover nearly all the major routes of the city, transporting passengers to and from Amir Khusro Road. M1 Bus Stop, located in Gulshan-e-Iqbal is one of the nearest bus stations to Amir Khusro. Similarly, Fine House Bus Stop, located at Karachi Memon Co-operative Housing Society is also a few minutes away from where residents of Amir Khusro can virtually travel to any part of Karachi. Other nearby bus stops are Baloch Colony Bus Stop, National Stadium Bus Stop, Lal Kothi Bus Stop, and Transport Yard PNS Karsaz Bus Station.
Markets On and Near Amir Khusro Road Karachi
Markets and shopping options for daily use goods on and near Amir Khusro are quite literally too many to mention. Residents have an almost endless supply of opportunities to buy anything they want from the markets located near their homes. This is because most markets, general stores, shops, and medical stores are located within short distances from the residential area. Both Naheed Supermarket and Chase-up Supermarket are situated on Shaheed-e-Millat Road and can be reached within 8 minutes from Amir Khusro by car. Imtiaz Supermarket on PAF Museum Road, and Spar Pakistan Supermarket on Alamgir Road can be reached in 11 minutes from Amir Khusro. All the supermarkets are stocked with local and international brands numbering in thousands. Qurtaba Market is located in Bahadurabad and is only about a 10-minute drive away, where all the everyday products are available at reasonable prices. Crown Tyre Marker can also be reached within 7 minutes from Amir Khusro.
Regarding small shops and minimarkets, Amir Khusro has an abundance of them at nearly walkable distances. Bin Ayoob Variety & Stationery Shop is only a 4-minute drive away while Meat One shop and Mehman Rice Shop in Dhoraji are just a 4-minute drive away from Amir Khusro. Nagori Milk & Rabri Shop can be reached in 5 minutes. Yasir Autos and Tyre Shop are 6-minute away from the area. Residents can also reach Dolmen Mall on Tariq Road in 14 minutes from Amir Khusro.
There are also many outlets of famous brands near the locality. Some examples are Gul Ahmed Store, Hush Puppies, and Bata Shoes – all three are located on Ghazi Salahuddin Road, K&N’s Chicken Store on Tipu Sultan Road, and Khaadi and Sana Safinaz in KDA, Scheme #1.
Residents of Amir Khusro are spoiled for choice when it comes to daily grocery. General and Grocery stores like Ali General Store, New Sarhad General Store, and Khan Store are located just 2 to 5 minutes away from Amir Khusro. Muhammadi General & Medical Store and Qadri Medical & General Store are some places to buy medicines from.
Mosques On and Near Amir Khusro Road Karachi
Having mosques nearby is not only essential but necessary to take into account while choosing a property for residential or investment purposes. Having mosques at walking distance from the home can facilitate residents in many different ways. Some mosques on and near Amir Khusro Road, Karachi, which can be reached by foot include Jama Masjid Al Farooq, located in Adamjee Nagar Society. You can easily walk to the mosque and reach it in around 2 minutes. Similarly, Al-Kibriya Masjid is situated at a walkable distance of 6 minutes. Other nearby mosques are Jamia Masjid Najam (can be reached in 7 minutes by car) and Masjid Siddique at Baloch Colony (can be reached in 8 minutes by car).
Schools, Colleges And Universities On and Near Amir Khusro Road Karachi
The total number of schools, colleges, and universities on and near Amir Khusro Karachi are too many to list. This is one of the most significant advantages for the residents of Amir Khusro as they don’t need to worry about sending their children to the school located far away and spend the day worrying about their safe commute. Some of the popular and nearby schools of Amir Khusro are mentioned below with their exact location and driving distances:
- The Smart School – Dhoraji Campus is located at Amir Khusro Road, C.P. & Berar Society, and can be reached within 1-minute.
- Little Heaven School, located at Block B, Overseas Co-Operative Housing Society, is 2 minutes away.
- Delsol The School – Main Branch is located at 46-B, Block 7/8, Overseas Co-Operative Housing Society and can be reached within 3 minutes by car.
- The City Nursery, located at Tipu Sultan Road, Al-Hamra Society Block A, can be reached within 4 minutes by car.
- Karachi American School on Amir Khusro Road, KDA Scheme #1, KDA Scheme 1, can be reached within 5 minutes.
- The City School PECHS Boys Campus is located at Shaheed-e-Millat Service Road, Karachi Memon Society, PECHS, and can be reached within 7 minutes.
- Dawood Public School is located in Bahadurabad, Dawood CHS, and can be reached within 8 minutes from Amir Khusro.
There is no shortage of colleges as well on and near Amir Khusro neighbourhood. Some prestigious colleges with their location and distances are:
- Ra'ana Liaquat Ali Khan Government College of Home Economics, located at Stadium Road, Bahadurabad, is reachable in only 7 minutes.
- Commecs College, PECHS Campus, located in Block 6, PECHS, can be reached within 9 minutes.
- Khatoon-e-Pakistan Government Degree College for Women, located at Bahadurabad, is reachable within 9 minutes.
- Beaconhouse College, located in Block 6, PECHS, can be reached within 12 minutes.
- College of Accounting and Management Sciences (CAMS) Amir Khusro Campus, situated at CP Berar Society, is reachable within a minute from Amir Khusro.
Universities can also be reached within a short time from Amir Khusro. Some of the widely known universities of the city located close by are:
- Dadabhoy Institute of Higher Education at SNPA-17/B Block 3, Shaheed Millat Road (8 minutes).
- Mohammad Ali Jinnah University on 22-E Shahrah-e-Faisal Service Road (9 minutes).
- National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST), situated at PNS Jauhar Karsaz, Faisal Cantonment (9 minutes).
- Indus University in Block-17, Gulshan-e-Iqbal, adjacent to National Stadium Road (10 minutes).
- Aga Khan University Medical College on National Stadium Road (11 minutes).
- Preston University Main Campus, located on Shahrah-e-Faisal (12 minutes).
- Jinnah Medical & Dental College, located on 22-23 Shaheed-e-Millat Road (14 minutes).
- Federal Urdu University of Arts, Sciences & Technology, located in Block 9 Gulshan-e-Iqbal (15 minutes).
Banks On and Near Amir Khusro Road Karachi
Similar to markets, mosques, schools and other necessities, Amir Khusro doesn’t lack when it comes to banks and banking services including ATMs. A plethora of banks are present on Amir Khusro. The banks are reputed for providing excellent banking services encompassing personal banking, corporate banking, and Islamic banking along with their ATM services. A few names of nearby banks are given below:
- Habib Bank Ltd. (HBL) in Block A, Kathiawar Society can be reached within 3 minutes.
- Summit Bank, located about 4-min drive away at 437/C Ghazi Salahuddin Road.
- Bank Alfalah Islamic is reachable in 4 minutes and situated on Ghazi Salahuddin Road, C.P. & Berar Society.
- Faysal Bank is just 5 minutes away in CP & Berar CHS Karachi.
- Summit Bank at Tipu Sultan Rd, Block B, is reachable within 5 minutes.
- Allied Bank Ltd. In Mohammad Ali Society is reachable within 5 minutes.
- Muslim Commercial Bank in Block B Shabbirabad is also reachable within 5 minutes.
Other nearby banks include JS Bank, Bank Islami Pakistan Ltd., National Bank of Pakistan, and Soneri Bank.
Clinics and Hospitals On and Near Amir Khusro Road Karachi
The importance of having clinics and hospitals near your residence should never be underestimated. The good thing is that residents of Amir Khusro have the convenience of reaching clinics and hospitals quickly whenever they need to. Have a look at the following list of clinics and hospitals in and near Amir Khusro Karachi with their locations and distances.
- Dr. Anwar Alam Clinic, located in Block B, Adamjee Nagar Society, reachable within 1 minute.
- Tabrez Ortho Center, located on 12-F/8, Ghazi Salahuddin Road, reachable within 5 minutes.
- Rahman Clinic, located on 524/C, Ghazi Salahuddin Road, reachable within 7 minutes.
Other nearby clinics are Al Shifa Clinic, Ghani Clinic, Dr. Ashok Kumar Gauba’s Skincare & Laser Clinic, and Dr. Iftikhar Ahmed Clinic.
The details of nearby hospitals are:
- Tahir Medical Centre, located on 419/A, Amir Khusro Road, reachable within 2 minutes.
- Zubaida Medical Centre, located on Ghazi Salahuddin Road, Near Dhoraji Colony, and can be reached within 3 minutes.
- Jamal Noor Hospital is situated in Dhoraji Colony, about 7-min drive away from Amir Khusro.
- Aga Khan University Hospital, Stadium Road, is about 10-min away from the vicinity.
- Liaquat National Hospital and Medical College on National Stadium Road is reachable in 12 minutes.
PROPERTIES ON AMIR KHUSRO ROAD KARACHI
Sales Price Trends for Amir Khusro Road Karachi
It is always beneficial to research current sales price trends of a particular location before selecting and settling on a property. The trends listed below can help investors and buyers make an informed decision not only in terms of a property and its location but also its popularity and demand. That being said, the following is an overview of the houses and flats for sale on Amir Khusro Road, Karachi:
Houses for Sale On Amir Khusro Road Karachi
There are several categories of houses available for sale on Amir Khusro Road. The houses between the sizes of 200 sqyd and 300 sqyd have an asking price of PKR 6.75 crore to 8 crore. You can also buy upper or lower portions in the area. Their prices are somewhere between PKR 3.5 to PKR 3.9 crore. However, lower portions can cost you around PKR 7 crore.
Flats For Sale On Amir Khusro Road Karachi
Please keep in mind that the prices of flats are subject to fluctuate based on several bedrooms an apartment has. A 2-bed unit can cost between PKR 65 lakh to PKR 92 lakh. A 3-bed unit can cost somewhere around PKR 1.9 crore.
Rent Price Trends for Amir Khusro Road Karachi
If you are looking for a house or flat to rent on Amir Khusro Road, you have many options to choose from. Factors like exact location, facilities offered in the house/apartment and the number of bedrooms influence the rental rates of properties.
Houses for Rent On Amir Khusro Road Karachi
There are some 1,000 sqyd and 3000 sqyd houses available for rent on Amir Khusro. These can be rented for somewhere between PKR 6 lakh to PKR 15 lakh. You can also rent an upper portion, which can cost you from PKR 58 thousand to PKR 1 lakh. The rental price of the lower portion can start from PKR 50 thousand and can go as high as PKR 1 lakh.
Flats for Rent On Amir Khusro Road Karachi
The rental price of a 2-bed unit on Amir Khusro starts from PKR 25 thousand to PKR 35 thousand. The rent for apartments with 3 and 4 bedrooms can easily cost around 50 to 75 thousand.
Commercial Properties On Amir Khusro Road Karachi
The price of commercial property for sale can be somewhere around PKR 1.3 crore and higher. Businesspeople can also rent commercial properties like shops and offices on Amir Khusro. The rental prices range from PKR 25 thousand to PKR 48 thousand.
SHOPPING, RESTAURANTS AND BAKERIES
Malls On and Near Amir Khusro Road Karachi
There’s no lack of shopping malls on and near Amir Khusro Road, Karachi. The distance to these malls from Amir Khusro can be covered within minutes, and you can shop for almost everything in the malls.
The mall closest to Amir Khusro Road is Free Port Shopping Mall, which is located in Delhi Society, PECHS. It takes only 9 minutes by car to reach there. Then, Dean's Shopping Mall on Tariq Road, Delhi Society, PECHS, is yet another one-stop mall offering everything, precisely an excellent variety of clothes and dresses. Tariq road as a whole and as a shopping destination is reachable within 10 minutes from Amir Khusro. You can also visit City Centre Shopping Mall, situated at PAF Museum Road, Darwaish Colony. It is also located about 13 minutes away. Al Faisal Shopping Mall at Sir Syed Rd, Block 3 PECHS, is also a fine place for shopping and is reachable within 14 minutes. Residents can also visit Atrium mall, located at Main Zaibunnisa Street, Saddar, in only 17 minutes. Moreover, Ocean Mall and Zamzama Mall can be reached within 22 and 24 minutes respectively from Amir Khusro Karachi.
Restaurants And Bakeries On And Near Amir Khusro Road Karachi
It wouldn’t be wrong to say that the streets and places near Amir Khusro are just packed with restaurants, hotels, and bakeries. A sizeable number of restaurants and bakeries are present within short distances from the locality. Some nearby restaurants with their locations and driving distances are:
- Jamil's Food Centre is situated on 437/C, Ghazi Salahuddin Road, and can be reached within 4 minutes.
- Meerut Kabab House, located at Block B Shabbirabad, is reachable in only 5 minutes.
- OPTP at Tipu Sultan Road, Block B, Shabbirabad, is reachable in 5 minutes
- Wingitt on Tipu Sultan Rd, Block B, Shabbirabad, Karachi, is also reachable in 5 minutes.
- Lal Qila, situated at 10/A, M.A.C.H.S Main Shahrah-e-Faisal, is reachable within 6 minutes.
- Shaikh Abdul Ghaffar Kabab House at Dehli Saudagar Rd No. 4, PECHS, can be reached within 9 minutes.
Residents can also reach Ginsoy in 12 minutes, Maliks Restaurant in 9 minutes, Zameer Ansari Kabab Centre in 9 minutes, and Peking Chinese Restaurant in 11 minutes. Other nearby restaurants are Cocochan Karachi, Sakura, Mandi House, and Xtreme Pizza.
A short list of bakeries is also given below with their locations and distances:
- Delicacy Bakers Dhoraji is only a 2-minute drive away from Amir Khusro. It is located in Sana Complex, Block 7&8, adjacent Zubeda Hospital.
- French Bakers on Ghazi Salahuddin Road can be reached within 4 minutes.
- Sugarplum Treats Karachi Bakery on Amir Khusro Road is only 4 minutes away.
- Jamil's Bakers & Nimco in C.P. & Berar Society can be reached within 4 minutes.
- La Farine - Oven Fresh Bakery, on Tipu Sultan Rd, Block A, Kathiawar Society, is only 3 minutes away.
- Hobnob Bakery in Sky Garden Building, Tipu Sultan Rd, can be reached within 4 minutes.
- French Cuisine & Bakery on 437/C, Ghazi Salahuddin Road, is at a 4-minute drive away from Amir Khusro.
OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES, FITNESS AND BEAUTY
Sports Facilities and Fitness Centres Near Amir Khusro Road Karachi
It becomes quite fun and delightful to live in an area where many sports facilities and fitness centres are present nearby. Amir Khusro is a neighbourhood where such facilities are not hard to find. Some examples of sports facilities and fitness centres near Amir Khusro Road, Karachi are given below:
- Kamal Park & Cricket Ground, located on Amir Khusro Road can be reached in 4 minutes.
- Kutchi Memon Ground at Cutchi Memon Cooperative Housing Society is reachable in 8 minutes.
- KDA Football Ground in Block 17 Gulshan-e-Iqbal can be reached in 9 minutes.
- Hill Park Cricket Ground in PECHS can be reached in only 8 minutes from the area.
Some popular and most-visited fitness centres are:
- Body Image Fitness Studio, located on 437/C Ghazi Salahuddin Road, can be reached within 4 minutes.
- Croc Fitness, Plot # 11, on Ghazi Salahuddin Road, is also reachable within 4 minutes.
These two are the nearest fitness centres while other nearby gyms and fitness centres are Hardcore Fitness Club, Abid Gym Fitness Zone, Fitness 4 Fun Gym and Tooba’s Fitness Gym.
Parks Near Amir Khusro Road Karachi
Parks near Amir Khusro provide the residents with an excellent opportunity to relax and enjoy with family and friends. Some nearby parks with their locations are mentioned below:
- Usmania Family Park is located in Bahadurabad (8 minutes away)
- Jheel Park on Hamid Hussain Farooqi Rd, Block-6 PECHS (12 minutes away)
- Dawood Park in Cutchi Memon Cooperative Housing Society (7 minutes away)
- Maritime Museum Park on Karsaz Road, (9 minutes).
Salons and Spas On And Near Amir Khusro Road Karachi
Having salons and spas near a living area is really comfortable as you won’t need to travel far for beauty and personal care treatments. Lillies Beauty Salon, which is located right on Amir Khusro Road is the nearest salon with only 1 minute of distance from the residential area on Amir Khusro Road. Other salons and spas on and near Amir Khusro Road, Karachi are:
- Sabs, The Salon, situated on Tipu Sultan Road is reachable within 4 minutes.
- Express By Aliya Farooq at 6 Sky Gardens, Main Tipu Sultan Road, can be reached within 4 minutes.
- Avenue Salon & Spa, located at 14-D 5 Sky Gardens, Tipu Sultan Rd is only 5 minutes away.
- Pengs Salon on D25/1, Farooq Rashid Street is also 5 minutes away.
- Depilex, located on 3/54 block, 3 Siraj-Ud-Daula Road, Bahadurabad, can be reached within 8 minutes.
The nearby areas of Amir Khusro Karachi are Alhamra Society, Alamgir Road, Dhoraji Colony, PECHS, Bahadurabad,KDA Scheme 1 and Gulshan-e-Iqbal. The areas neigbouring and near Amir Khusro are also entirely developed, which positively impacts the demand and financial value of the properties on Amir Khusro Road.
THINGS TO CONSIDER
Situated in the middle of Karachi’s popular routes, Amir Khusro Road is an extremely busy road with 24/7 traffic. This can cause some problems like traffic congestion, pollution, and commotion for the nearby residential areas. However, Amir Khusro offers a beautiful and active ambiance where people live with a community spirit. It’s good to buy or invest in the properties of Amir Khusro as all the modes of transport, and a wide range of facilities are readily available in the locality.
Importance of Amir Khusro Road Karachi from major locations nearby
- Karsaz is only a 9-minute drive away
- Hill Park is also just 9 minutes away
- NADRA Provincial Headquarters of Sindh is just 4 minutes away
- Pakistan Maritime Museum can be reached in 8 minutes