ABOUT cantt, Jhelum
Cantt, Jhelum, also known as Jhelum Cantonment, is among the most significant military bases in Pakistan. The base is situated adjacent to the city area, which was initially developed in 1849 during the rule of the British.
Nestled away from the city's hustle and bustle, Cantt, Jhelum is a well-planned and aesthetically pleasing housing scheme decorated by an array of seasonal flowers, towering trees, and green belts. The society is located on GT Road (N-5), offering ultra-modern lifestyle coupled with complete security.
Cantt, Jhelum comprises West Colony, Gul Afshan Colony, Lalazar Colony, and Iqbal Colony. The cantonment has been designed strategically and features a golf club, hospitals, markets, educational institutions, and park hosting thrilling adventures for the entire family called Adventura Park. Cantt, Jhelum is also connected to major road networks including Tufail Road, Pind Dadan Khan-Jhelum Road, Grand Trunk Road, and National Highway.
Moreover, the community is also adorned with dedicated commercial zones near Cantt Chowk, where residents can easily access restaurants, public transportation, superstores, and various retail outlets. Cantt, Jhelum is surrounded by other well-developed residential projects including New Christian Colony, Jinnah Colony, Model Colony, Saeela, and Machine Mohalla Number 1, 2 & 3.
AT A GLANCE
- Provision of academic institutions
- Offers safe investment options
- Family and amusement parks
- Minimum security concerns
- Central mosques and parks
- Prime location of GT Road
- Picturesque greenery
- Commercial zones
- Golf course
FACILITIES, SCHOOLS AND HEALTHCARE
Public Transport in and near Cantt, Jhelum
Two main intercity roads, Motorway, and GT Road, greatly facilitate people’s commute in Jhelum. Since Cantt, Jhelum occupies a prime location on Grand Trunk Road, people will not find any difficulty in accessing any mode of public transportation in the vicinity.
To begin with, Jhelum Cantt Bus Stop on Grand Trunk Road takes around 5 minutes to reach from 32 Medium Playground, Cantt, Jhelum. From here, you can easily catch buses, coaches, chingchis, traditional taxis, and rickshaws. Further, it also has a waiting area for passengers.
Another option for public transport in and near Cantt, Jhelum is Mid-Way Coach Stop in Cantt, Jhelum, located just 4 minutes away near Islamabad-Lahore Road, while Jhelum Cantt bus stand is situated on the other side of GT Road and is reachable within 4 minutes.
Furthermore, Lahore Morr Stop on Grand Trunk Road in Cantt, Jhelum is only 5 minutes away from the playground, and Jhelum Bus Station on Abdul Sattar Edhi Road, Cantt, Jhelum is only 2 km away from Garrison Cinema. There is also a Fly Coach Terminal near Abdul Sattar Edhi Road, only 5 minutes away from the cinema.
Cantt, Jhelum also hosts a railway station, about 7 minutes away in Railway Colony. The station was constructed during the British era in 1928. The station is a stop for 16 trains and makes it possible for commuters to reach any corner of Pakistan. The trains arriving at and departing from Jhelum Railway Station include:
- Hazara Express (2 trains) runs to and from Karachi Cantt – Sialkot
- Awam Express (2 trains) runs to and from Karachi Cantt – Havelian
- Jaffar Express (2 trains) runs to and from Peshawar Cantt – Quetta
- Khyber Mail (2 trains) runs to and from Karachi Cantt – Peshawar Cantt
- Pakistan Express (2 trains) runs to and from Karachi Cantt – Rawalpindi
- Subak Raftar (2 trains) runs to and from Lahore– Rawalpindi
- Tezgam (2 trains) runs to and from Rawalpindi – Karachi
Besides, the Daewoo Terminal in Jhelum is operational only 10 minutes away on Jada, from West Colony, Cantt Jhelum. It is a private transportation service providing a hassle-free commute to different cities including Gujranwala, Gujrat, Lahore Thokar, Rawalpindi, and Sialkot. Apart from Daewoo Bus Service, residents can also find regular buses and Hiace services running between Rawalpindi, Mandi Bahauddin, Chakwal, Islamabad, Gujrat, Mirpur, and Faisalabad.
Markets in and near cantt, jhelum
The availability of commercial areas in a society not only makes daily grocery shopping convenient but also adds more worth to the resell value of the property. Thankfully, there is a score of shops, general stores, and markets in and near Cantt, Jhelum.
For instance, CSD (Canteen Store Department), located on Tufail Road, takes only 9 minutes to reach from Cantt, Jhelum. The store has an across-the-board stock of daily staples such as groceries, household and personal care products, and various types of home appliances including refrigerators, deep freezers, TVs, ACs and power generators priced economically. Then, there is Melange Super Market, located at a 10-minute walk on Tufail Road, Cantt, Jhelum.
Further, there are other markets in Cantt, Jhelum including Evergreen Market, located on Paradise Road, while Raheem Market is available near Sarwar Road. Both these markets are roughly 5 minutes away from Café 23, Cantt, Jhelum. Moreover, a Sabzi Mandi is located in Jinnah Colony, reachable within 4 minutes from Cantt Chowk. The market stocks a massive range of fresh fruits and vegetables priced reasonably, which is why people from all over the city come here to shop. Another place to buy produce at a wholesale price is only 3 km away in Sarai Alamgir, N5 Jhelum.
Additionally, residents of Cantt, Jhelum have access to a score of general stores, marts, and local shops in Cantt, Jhelum. To mention a few, Pak Army and General Store, My Shop, and Welfare General Store are operational in Melange Super Market, about 4 minutes away from Cantt Chowk. Also, Al Madina Super Store on Sadiq Road is about a km away, while Hafiz General Store in West Colony, Cantt, Jhelum is only 5 minutes away from Melange Super Market.
In a similar vein, Jhammat Kiryana and General Store in Arsal Town is only 4 minutes away by foot from Ch Abdul Rashid Road, while, Makki Madani Cash & Carry and Hasaan Mart are operational roughly 10 minutes away in Arsal town and Pind Dadan Khan, Jhelum Road respectively. These stores are known to sell a variety of daily goods and consumables.
Some other general stores and markets in and near Cantt, Jhelum include Hammad General Store on Arain Street Eidgah, Nauman General Store and Iftikhar General Store Mithu Shah, sited in Saeela Jhelum, and Az Electronic in West Colony. All the stores are roughly 5 to 10 minutes away by foot from Combined Military Hospital, Cantt, Jhelum.
Also, you can easily get prescription medicines from several pharmacies and medical stores present in and near Cantt, Jhelum. For instance, Shifa Pharmacy, located on CMH Road, is about 7 minutes away, while Wattan Medical Store and Life Care Scientific Traders (medicine suppliers) and situated on Kazim Kamal Road. Furthermore, Capital Medical Store in Model Town near Shandar Chowk is a 9-minute drive away, and Chohan Medical Store on Old GT Road is only 10 minutes away from Cantt, Jhelum. Lastly, Standard Medical Store on Tehsil Road takes around 10 minutes to reach by car, while more pharmacies in Cantt, Jhelum are listed below:
- Hamza Medical Store, located on Y Cross CMH, Pind Dadan Khan, Jhelum Road, Saeela is reachable within 5 minutes from Café 23
- Haris Pharmacy in West Colony takes merely 7 minutes to reach by road
- It takes only 7 minutes to reach Mudassar Medical Store, located in Saeela, Jhelum
- De Watson is about 10 minutes away in Machine Mohalla Number 1
- Smart Pharmacy in Machine Mohalla Number 2 is only 5 km away from Cantt, Jhelum
Mosques in and near cantt, jhelum
Residents of Cantt, Jhelum can easily take care of their religious obligations without commuting much since every colony in the cantonment is home to quite a few mosques.
To begin with, Jamia Masjid Amna Bibi and Jamia Mosque Hajra in West Colony are about 5 to 10 minutes away by foot. Also, CMH Mosque in Combined Military Hospital is only a km away from Khurram Bakers, West Colony. It is one of the most beautiful mosques in town. The foundation stone of the mosque was laid in 1950, by General Muhammad Ayub Khan. The mosque can house 25,000 people at a time.
Next comes Jamia Masjid Cantt on Liaquat Road, which is only 5 minutes away by foot from Candle Bakers and Superstores. The mosque boasts a modern construction and features a fully marbled flooring along with an open-air area for prayers. The mosque also has an ablution facility and a parking area. Besides, SOM Mosque near Army Club Road is reachable within 6 minutes by foot, while Lalazar Colony also houses Jamia Mosque Lalazar, about a km away from 32 Medium Playground.
Moreover, Jamia Masjid Ahle-Hadees on Grand Trunk Road is only 9 minutes away, while Jamia Mosque Railway Colony and Jamia Mosque Madni in Railway Colony takes only 7 minutes to reach by road. You can also offer prayers in Farooqia Mosque, located in Machine Mohalla Number 2, only 4 minutes away from Railway Colony. Some more mosques in and near Cantt, Jhelum are:
- Allah Wali Mosque, located in Arsal Town Bagga, CMH Road, just 5 minutes away
- Noorani Jamia Mosque on Arain Street Eidgah, a km away from Hassan Mart, West Colony
- Jamia Makki Masjid in Saeela Jhelum, only 6 minutes away from Pind Dadan Khan-Jhelum Road
- Masjid Ghousia Mehria Jhelum, located on Rohtas Road, just 3 minutes away from Cantt Chowk
- Sheikh Qaim Deen Mosque on Mian Mohammad Bakhsh Road, Machine Mohalla 3, reachable within 7 minutes from Cantt, Jhelum
Schools, Colleges And Universities in and near cantt, jhelum
The presence of educational institutions in proximity to a residential setting not only helps parents in saving up yearly van fees but also reduces the anxiety of parents. That being said, there are a good number of renowned schools, colleges, and universities in and near Cantt, Jhelum.
To start with schools operational within Cantt, Jhelum, Army Public School, and College, Girls Campus, Jhelum near Aziz Bhatti Road takes roughly a 5-minute walk to reach from Army Club. The school is widely known and has 168 branches all over Pakistan. The school offers admissions from Playgroup to Matric and also provides transportation facility to students. The campus features well-stocked science and computer labs, a stationery shop, and a video room. The school also offers adequate sports facilities including see-saw, swing, and go-merry-round for junior students, while seniors can play basketball, table tennis, and basketball.
Further, there is also Army Public School Montessori Campus about a km away, near GT Road, while APS Boys Campus - College Block Jhelum is functional just a few minutes’ walk away on Tariq Road. Additionally, Presentation Convent School for Girls on Grand Trunk Road is only a 6-minute walk away from Army Club. The school offers admissions in Montessori to A & O’Levels/Matric. The state-of-the-art school also features a playground, a swimming pool, and labs.
Also, Beacon Light Primary School, Fatima Jinnah Primary School, and Tot Town School are operational in West Colony about 8 to 10 minutes away from Melange Super Market by foot. However, Cantonment Board Public School is present just a km away, near Pind Dadan Khan-Jhelum Road. Parents can also enrol their kids in St. Thomas' High School, Jhelum, which is only a few minutes’ drive away in Arsal Town from Combined Military Hospital. The school was founded by Sr. Maureen Costelloe in 1950 and offers quality education from primary to secondary levels.
Similarly, there are several popular schools operational outside the community, but on a very short distance. To start with, Happy Home Secondary School, located on Khadim Road, Gul Afshan Colony and takes around a 3-minute to reach from Cantt, Jhelum. The academically oriented school aims to make its students socially responsible under its unique educational system. HHS offers G.C.E. O Level Syllabus in secondary levels. The school also has the recognition from the University of Cambridge, U.K. Besides, F.G Girls Public Secondary School and FG Boys Public Secondary School in Gul Afshan Colony are only 4 minutes away from CSD, Cantt, Jhelum.
Moreover, some other schools in and near Cantt, Jhelum include Fauji Foundation Higher Secondary School Jhelum on Machine Mohalla Road is just 4 minutes away, while Dar-e-Arqam in Jhelum Cantt is just 5 minutes away from CSD, Cantt, Jhelum. Further, Allied School Naveed Campus Jhelum Cantt, near Combined Military Hospital is operational only 2 km away, while Minhaj Model School in Saeela Jhelum and Munir Bright Ways High School in Eidgah are about 5 minutes away from CSD, Cantt, Jhelum.
As for colleges and other institutions of higher education, Cantt, Jhelum is home to several reputed ones such as Fauji Foundation College Jhelum in Railway Colony, only 10 minutes away by foot from Cantt Chowk, while Army Public School and College, Girls Campus, and APS - College Block Jhelum Cantt are reachable within 4 minutes from Cantt, Chowk. Further, Fatima Jinnah Girls College is operational in West Colony, about 2 km away from the community. The college offers admissions in Intermediate (Computer Science), Pre-Engineering, and Pre-Medical. However, a km’s drive is needed to reach CB Education System and Intermediate College, located near Tufail Road, and National Forces School and College System Jhelum Campus, situated in Arsal Town, Cantt, Jhelum.
Besides, a famous dental college named Osama Homeopathic Medical College is located just 2 minutes away in Jinnah Colony, Rohtas Road. Faran Institute of Technology is also operational in Jinnah Colony and reachable within 3 minutes. Students interested in the medical field can also study in Jhelum Institute of Health Sciences, sited 10 minutes away on Major Akram Shaheed Road, Chishtiyan Mohallah, Azizabad. Lastly, Litravalley Postgraduate Degree College Jhelum offers masters, M.Sc, B.S (4 years), B.Com and B.A in several faculties of science including:
- Civil Engineering
- Electrical Engineering
Further options for university students include the Virtual University of Pakistan, Jhelum Campus, located on Al Markaz Road, Shamali Mohalla, reachable within 7 minutes, while Allama Iqbal Open University is about 5 minutes away from Cantt Chowk. Both universities offer quality education online. Jhelum Homeopathic College is also just 3 minutes away on Old GT Road, Jadda, while Superior College is only 14 minutes away on GT Road. Also, it takes only 15 minutes to reach University of the Punjab, Jhelum Campus, located on Grand Trunk Road. Students seeking admission in Ph.D., masters and graduate programmes can enrol here. The university offers a plethora of programmes in the following faculties:
- Faculty of Arts and Humanities
- Faculty of Behavioural and Social Sciences
- Faculty of Economics and Management Sciences
- Faculty of Engineering & Technology
- Faculty of Health Sciences
- Faculty of Islamic Studies
- Faculty of Law
- Faculty of Life-Sciences
- Faculty of Oriental Learning
- Faculty of Pharmacy
Banks in and near cantt, jhelum
Residents of Cantt, Jhelum can efficiently take care of their banking matters since there are several banks operational in and near Cantt, Jhelum. For instance, Askari Bank, Allied Bank, and Habib Bank Limited are present about 5 minutes away on Saeela, Jhelum. Also, Muslim Commercial Bank is operational about 7 minutes away in West Colony, on Jehlum Road, while National Bank of Pakistan, located near Arain Street Eidgah, is at a distance of 2 km.
There is also a branch of United Bank Limited, present in Jinnah Colony, Rohtas Road, Summit Bank, located on Kazim Kamal Road, Silk Bank on Paradise Road, First Women Bank Limited on G.T.S Chowk, and Bank Alfalah on Link Road. All the banks are sited in Cantt, Jhelum and reachable within 4 minutes by car from 32 Medium Playground.
Some more banks are also providing their services in Cantt, Jhelum, including Sindh Bank, Faysal Bank, and the Bank of Punjab, all of which are about 7 minutes away on Old GT Road. You can also reach Bank Al-Habib, located on Kazim Kamal Road, and Taqwa Islamic Banking in Model Colony, Railway Road. Both of them are roughly 2 km away from Cantt, Jhelum.
Residents who need to access Meezan Bank Limited can head to its branch sited in Meher Plaza Civil Lines, around 5 minutes away from Garrison Cinema. Also, it takes approximately 10 minutes to reach Habib Metropolitan Bank, present in Machine Mohalla 1, while JS Bank in Civil Lines, Naya Mohalla is reachable within 8 minutes from Garrison Cinema, Cantt, Jhelum.
Security in cantt, jhelum
Cantt, Jhelum is an Army Base, which means round-the-clock security for its residents. There are different check posts and CCTV cameras on all entry and exit points to make sure the area remains completely protected and secure at all times.
The Islamabad Electric Supply Company (IESCO) supplies electricity to Cantt, Jhelum. There are double capacity power transformers installed in Rajjar grid station (Jhelum) to provide an uninterrupted supply of electricity to the residents of Cantt, Jhelum. Also, people have the option to install UPS and stand by generators to avoid any inconvenience during power outages.
Clinics and Hospitals in and near cantt, jehlum
Living in a society where medical assistance is readily available is no less than a blessing. It doesn’t only help in treating routine medical issues, but is a huge source of relief during medical emergencies. Thankfully, people living in and near Cantt, Jhelum can conveniently access a good number of clinics and hospitals without needing to commute much.
To begin with, West Colony hosts Munza Clinic, Rubab Clinic, Raza Clinic, and Naseem Memorial Clinic. All of them are approximately 6 to 8 minutes away from Café 23, Cantt, Jhelum.
Further, it takes only 6 minutes to reach Sughra Clinic and Bismillah Clinic, located on Kazim Kamal Road, while Nazar Mehdi Clinic in only 2 km away near Sarwar Road. Besides, more clinics are functional outside the cantonment, and they include, Muslim Dental Clinic takes only 5 minutes to reach from Café 23, located on Rohtas Road, Jinnah Colony. It is a small dental clinic and specialises in dental and oral issues. Also, other clinics including Al Subhan Clinic, Razia Clinic, and Sehrish Clinic and Maternity Home are operational just 5 to 10 minutes away, in Jinnah Colony, Jhelum.
Some other clinics near Cantt, Jhelum include, Dr Shahid Tufail Psychiatrist, situated on Mian Muhammad Bakhsh Road, Machine Mohalla No. 3, some 8 minutes away, while it also takes 8 minutes to reach Bashir Children Clinic, also located in Machine Mohalla, 7 minutes to reach Subhan Allah Clinic and Sardar Homeopathic Clinic Jhelum, sited on Old GT Road, Machine Mohalla no. 2. Also, Altaf Clinic ENT (Dr Altaf Hussain) and Dr Basit Altaf ENT specialist on Old GT Road in Mujahidabad take 6 minutes to reach from Cantt Chowk.
Additionally, it takes roughly 4 to 8 minutes to reach the following clinics:
- Bashir Children Clinic in Machine Mohalla No. 3
- Mujahid Clinic, operational on Old GT Road, Cantt, Jhelum
- Dr Hafeez Clinic is situated in Jada
- Rizwan Clinic is about 3 km away on Pind Dadan Khan-Jhelum Road
- Nukhab Clinic, located in Lota Village
As for hospitals, Cantt, Jhelum is home to several popular hospitals of the city. You can reach Combined Military Hospital Jhelum, located on Pind Dadan Khan-Jhelum Road, within 10 minutes by foot and 4 minutes by car. It is a tertiary care military hospital and provides indoor and outdoor surgical and medical treatment to patients. The hospital has 24/7 emergency care, pharmacies, and a mosque. Also, Karachi Medical Centre in Arsal Town is only 5 minutes away from West Colony.
Moreover, you need only 5 minutes to reach Mehr Mohammed Khan Hospital, located in West Colony, while Shaheen Diagnostic Centre is only 3 minutes away, situated on Islamabad-Lahore Road, Saeela Jhelum. The diagnostic centre offers several medical services including CT scan, ultrasound, E.C.G, digital X-ray, and a pathology laboratory.
Furthermore, DHQ Hospital Jhelum, located in Jada, is only 4 km away from Cantt Chowk. It is a 258-bed hospital, equipped with modern technology and round-the-clock medical facilities. The hospital also has an emergency maternity home and a canteen. Additionally, it takes roughly 5 to 10 minutes to reach Fazal Hospital, located in Naya Mohalla, Khadim Ali Memorial Hospital, located in Machine Mohalla No. 2, Khan Mohammad Hospital, located in Railway Colony, and Iftikhar Hospital, situated on Major Akram Shaheed Road, Dhoke Jumma. Also, other clinics and hospitals functional in and near Cantt, Jhelum include:
- Noor-un-Nisa Hospital in Jhelum Cantt is about 8 minutes away by foot from Cantt Chowk
- Shifa Dental Surgery on Street Number 3 in Machine Mohalla No. 3 is about 7 minutes away from Cantt, Jhelum
- Haider Hospital, present on Rohtas Road, Jinnah Colony, is reachable within 5 minutes
- Dr Aamir’s Skin & Hair Clinic, situated in Rafique Arcade, Old G T Road, is only 5 minutes away from Cantt Chowk
- Ortho Clinic is also sited about 5 minutes away on Mujahidabad Road
PROPERTIES IN cantt, jhelum
Sales Price Trends in cantt, jhelum
It is only logical for property-seekers and investors to keep themselves updated about the latest sales price trends before making any investments. After all, having in-depth information about a particular locality or project will help them strike a better deal. This approach can minimise the risk and maximise the return on investment. So, following we’ve discussed the property trends of Cantt, Jhelum to help you make an informed decision.
Houses for Sale in cantt, jhelum
Quite a few houses are up for sale in Cantt, Jhelum. Beginning with the sales price trends of 7 marla houses in the society, their price starts at PKR 1 crore and goes up to PKR 1.25 crore, while a beautiful 10 marla house can cost around PKR 1.5 crore. Further, investors can also find luxurious 1 kanal houses in Cantt, Jhelum for an average price of PKR 1.1 crore to PKR 4 crore. The houses feature 4-8 bedrooms, 4-10 bathrooms, drawing room, TV lounge, spacious car parking, lawn, and a study room.
Plots for Sale in cantt, jhelum
Prospective investors and buyers can find a couple of residential plots in Cantt, Jhelum. The asking price of 1 kanal residential plots in Cantt, Jhelum starts at PKR 1.6 crore and goes up to PKR 2.2 crore. However, the prices may vary as per the size, area, and the location of plots.
Most Popular Areas to buy property in cantt, jhelum
As per Zameen’s data of buying properties, West Colony is one of the most popular areas in Cantt, Jhelum. The colony features 7 marla and 17 marla properties for an average price of PKR 1 crore to PKR 1.25 crore. The area is popular because residents can easily access all the amenities, including mosques, schools, public transport, and shops.
SHOPPING, RESTAURANTS, AND BAKERIES
Malls in and near cantt, jhelum
Malls are now the default choice of people looking to buy anything from fashion apparels, jewellery, cosmetics, and groceries to kids clothing. Shopping malls have gained popularity because shoppers can also enjoy casual outings with friends and family there. That said, some of the most popular plazas and malls are, fortunately, present in and near Cantt, Jhelum. For instance, it takes only 6 minutes to reach Dubai Shopping Centre, sited on Dr Jalaldeen Street, while Al Aboud Centre is about 7 minutes away in West Colony. Apart from a variety of shopping goods, the latter also has a bank and a pharmacy in its vicinity.
Also, Graco Babyshop in Cantt is a haven for kids’ products. It stocks everything from clothing, baby care products to their shoes and jewellery. Moreover, Yaqoob Plaza in Kinari Bazar, Bagh Mohalla, offers a wide variety of ladies stitched and unstitched clothing and readymade kurtis. Also, the plaza houses several jewellery shops, including Chowhan Jewellers, New Punjab Jewellers, and Almas Jewellers. Further, Rafiq Jeweller & Casting Centre in Main Bazaar, Toya Mohallah is famous for its gold jewellery.
Next, Dulhan Bazar Road is about 6 minutes away in Mistirian Mohalla. The road has a plethora of clothing stores and mobile shops including Anarkali Fabrics, Sakhi Boutique, Imran Cloth House, Stylo Boutique, and Shafiq Cloth House. You can also visit Saleem Centre, just 4 minutes away from Cantt Chowk, in Naya Mohalla. The centre remains open from 10:00 A.M. to 9:00 P.M. including Sundays. It is the best place to buy budget-friendly clothing. The shopping centre also has dedicated an entire floor to women's clothing and cosmetics.
Apart from malls and shopping centres, several retail outlets are also operational in the vicinity of Cantt, Jhelum. For instance, the famous shoe store named Bata is located about 6 minutes away on CMH Road, Saeela, while New Borjan Shoes, Hush Puppies, Servis Shoes and Starlet Shoes are merely 10 minutes away on Tehsil Road. As for clothing outlets, Outfitters is about a minute’s walk away from Cantt Chowk, while Khaadi and Diner’s Store are available only 5 minutes away on Jhelum River Bridge. Ideas by Gul Ahmed is also present just 5 minutes away in Naya Mohalla, Jhelum, while an outlet of Warda Designer Collection is functional on Kamaity Ghar Road, however, Junaid Jamshed and Stone Harbor Jhelum are functional in Civil Line. All stores are merely 5 to 6 minutes away from Cantt Chowk, Cantt, Jhelum.
Abbasi Shopping Centre, situated on Kazim Kamal Road, Model Colony is 8 minutes away by foot from Cantt Chowk. This is another useful shopping arena to buy stuff for women, kids, and men. Another shopping option includes Nadeem Cloth House, located in Main Bazar, Toya Mohalla.
Restaurants and bakeries in and near cantt, jhelum
Restaurants are ideal when it comes to spending time with family and friends. You can celebrate special occasions, a romantic dinner or just grab a morning coffee with your favourite sandwich. Thankfully, there are tons of restaurants and bakeries in and near Cantt, Jhelum, where residents can enjoy delicious food.
Beginning with some restaurants operational in Cantt, Jhelum, Garrison Officer Mess Jhelum is located on 6/29 Iftikhar Janjua Road, while Star BBQ: Chinese & Pakistani Restaurant serves juicy BBQ, tikka, malai boti, and Kasturi boti. Also, Royal Naan shop serves a variety of naans on Liaquat Road. All the eateries are about 3 to 4 minutes away from Cantt Chowk, Cantt, Jhelum. Similarly, for the love of fast food, you can visit Subway and get customised sandwiches, salads, and wraps. Also, you can get a bucket of fried chicken, plus fries and dips from KFC, located only 8 minutes away near Jhelum Bridge, Grand Trunk Road.
Chaaye Khana is another popular eatery in Cantt, Jhelum, located just a 2-minute drive away from Cantt Chowk. The café provides a platform where people come and relax in a friendly atmosphere while enjoying their favourite type of tea. You can also visit this place for breakfast and have a croissant with egg & cheese, red velvet pancakes, stuffed crepe, or sausages. For the main course, pulled chicken burgers, cheese sandwiches, steak sandwiches, and chicken parmesan are some delicacies included in their menu.
Some other restaurants in Cantt, Jhelum include Evergreen Hotel & Restaurant, operational on Railway Road, only 2 minutes away. It is a fantastic eatery serving traditional food. Al Aqsa Food, located on GTS Chowk, is only 7 minutes away from Jhelum Cantt bus station, while Italian Pizza on Paradise Road is also reachable within 7 minutes. Both food joints are an excellent destination for cheesy pizza, zinger burgers, and BBQ. Other pizzerias in Cantt, Jhelum include Peppery Chicken & Pizza, located near G.T.S Chowk, and Pizza Original, about 2 km away on GT Road, near PSO Petrol Pump.
Apart from these, there are several popular restaurants functional outside Cantt, Jhelum including, Khan Chappal Kabab, located in Railway Colony, Lahori Shawarma & Zinger Burger, and Food Palace, reachable in 2 minutes from Italian Pizza, Cantt, Jhelum. Other restaurants offering desi food include Gujranwala Tikka House & Restaurant, Bannu Beef Pulao, and New Sheikh Chargha House, all of which are 2 km away in Machine Mohalla 2.
As far as bakeries are concerned, Cantt, Jhelum is home to several bakeries such as Ajwa Bakers & Restaurant on Chawani Chowk, about a km away from Café 23. The bakery sells fresh cakes, cookies, malai kebab, chicken rolls, chicken bread rolls, pizzas, along with Pakistani and Chinese food. Also, you can order customised cakes for events like birthdays and anniversaries. Besides, Candle Light Bakery is just a 7-minute walk away on Liaquat Road, while Star Bakery, sited on Tufail Road, takes only 11 minutes to reach by foot from Café 23.
Further, other bakeries in and near Cantt, Jhelum include Al Madina Bakers, located on Pind Dadan Khan-Jhelum Road, about 5 minutes away by foot from Jamia Mosque Amna Bibi, West Colony. However, Al-Raza Bakers in Jhelum Cantt is about a km away, while Alam Sweet Palace and Bakers in Jinnah Colony is reachable within 9 minutes from West Colony. Besides, it takes 4 minutes to reach Punjab Bakers, Sweets & Supermart, located in Model Colony, Jhelum, 9 minutes to Gourmet Bakers & Sweets in Shadab Colony, and Arshed Bakers is reachable in about 8 minutes in Machine Mohalla Number 3. The bakeries offer delicious baked goodies along with traditional sweets.
OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES, FITNESS AND BEAUTY
Sports Facilities and Fitness Centres in and near cantt, jhelum
Sports not only brings physical and mental fitness to the person but also provides a chance to socialize in the neighbourhood. That being said; fortunately, there are a plethora of sports facilities and fitness centres in and near Cantt, Jhelum. For instance, River View Golf Course Jhelum is about 7 minutes away from SOM Cinema, Cantt, Jhelum. It is an eighteen-hole golf course where residents can enjoy national golf tournaments often. Apart from this, the golf course has an open-air gym, surrounded by lush green environment, where you can enjoy a refreshing power yoga and some daily workout. The golf course remains open for the whole week from 10:00 A.M. to 6:00 P.M. However, only registered members are allowed to play here.
Besides, just a 6-minute walk away from SOM Cinema, there is an Army Club, located on 6/29 Iftikhar Janjua Road, Cantt, Jhelum. The club offers fantastic indoor and outdoor sports activities along with a cosy dine-in option for families. Further, Jhelum Municipal Cricket Stadium is also operational in on Stadium Road, only a km away from Cantt Chowk. Cricket aficionados can participate in several matches held in this stadium. The original name of the stadium is Zamir Jafri Cricket Stadium, which is named after a poet, Syed Zamir Jafri. Previously, it was a local district-level stadium, but after the construction of 6 extra cricket pitches, the Pakistan Cricket Board also organizes regional level events. Apart from cricket, games like football, basketball, squash, and hockey are also being played in the stadium.
For the love of football, you can visit a football ground, located just 10 minutes away in Sarai Alamgir, while Super Jinnah Football Club Ground, sited in New Christian Colony and takes about 10 minutes to reach from SOM Jhelum Cantt. However, Gailyan Ground in Dhoke Jumma, Jhelum, is reachable within 3 km from Cantt Chowk, Cantt, Jhelum.
Also, there are several gyms operational in society, helping residence in maintaining their healthy lifestyle along with workout routine. For instance, Gymnasium Army Club on 6/29 Iftikhar Janjua Road, Cantt, Jhelum takes only 6 minutes to reach by foot. It is a well-equipped gym, operates whole week, from 8:00 A.M. to 6:00 P.M. Other gyms located outside but close to the Cantt, Jhelum include, Ali Fitness Gym in Machine Mohalla Number 2, about 6 minutes away, and Butt Power Gym in Kinari Bazar, Toya Mohallah is just a km away from Cantt, Jhelum.
Also, Al Markaz Gym on Al Markaz Road, takes 7 minutes to reach by car, while Fitness Gym Jhelum, located on Session Court Road is reachable within 9 minutes from Cantt Chowk, Jhelum. For further exploration, you can also become a member of Jhelum Fitness Club, which is just 10 minutes away in 4A Civil Lines, Jhelum, while Sports Centre Sarai Alamgir in Mohalla Anwaar-e-Muhammadi, Sarai Alamgir is reachable within 5 km from Cantt Chowk, Cantt Jhelum.
Parks in cantt, jhelum
Parks are known to be a great source of peace, and tranquillity needed to relax your body and mind. Their presence also allows residents to get environmental and aesthetic benefits along with the recreational facilities. Luckily, there are several parks in and near Cantt, Jhelum, where residents can enjoy a refreshing morning jog and small picnics.
Firstly, Jhelum Cantt is home to River View Golf Course Park, which is just a 3-minute drive away from Cantt Chowk. The park is managed by Pakistan Army and is located in a picturesque setting of Jhelum. The park has GT Road on one side, while Jhelum River flows on the other. The park has an 18-hole golf course, a zoo, and an open-air gymnasium. It also has 4 km jogging tracks, where residents can enjoy lazy evening strolls or power jogs. River View Golf Course Park is surrounded by giant trees, flowerbeds, hedges, and paths. There is also a Children's Park, featuring a see-saw, swings, and other rides for kids.
Also, Adventura Park is functional just 8 minutes away on Main GT Road, opposite PSO Pump, Cantt, Jhelum. It is one of the most famous amusement parks in the city, housing several thrilling rides for kids including jumping slides, kiddy ride, train ride, flying boat, Ferris wheel, balloon ride, dodgem car, and ATV ride. It also has a carnival area where kids can enjoy several games. The park also offers a 50% discount on all rides from Monday to Thursday, 2:00 P.M to 4:00 P.M. and 10:00 P.M. to 12:00 A.M.
However, residents can also visit other parks sited outside of Cantt, Jhelum including, Cantt Central Park, an 8-minute walk away from Cantt Chowk, while Y Cross Park near Iftikhar Janjua Road, is reachable within 5 minutes. CMH Mosque Park is available in Combined Military Hospital, and Altaf Jhelum Park is only a km away near Stadium Road. The park features a walking track and a parking area for visitors.
Salons and Spas near Cantt, jhelum
The provision of beauty salons in the vicinity works as a stress reliever and helps women in taking care of their beauty needs. Fortunately, some top-rated beauty salons and spas are available near Cantt, Jhelum. These mainly include Pearl Beauty Parlour & Training Centre on River Road, 5 minutes’ drive away. Here, you can get a manicure, pedicure, haircut, and other beauty services from professionals. However, Qudsia's Splendour in Civil Lines is 8 minutes away from Cantt, Jhelum, and offers services such as Keratin treatment, and expert bridal and party makeup. The salon also offers several deals and discounts on different occasions. It also provides some high-end beauty facials such as Hyaluronic facial, Janssen facial, and Dermalogica facial.
Further, Bismillah Hairdresser & Gents Beauty Parlour on Mian Mohammad Bakhsh Road, Machine Mohalla 2, is 8 minutes away, White Rose Beauty Parlour, also located in Mistrian Mohalla, is around 6 minutes away, and Moon Beauty Parlour & Training Centre, situated on Civil Lines Road, is also 6 minutes away. Sweety's Beauty Parlour and Kajal Beauty Parlour & Training Centre, sited in Civil Lines, are reachable in 6 minutes. However, it takes 5 minutes to reach Rameez Beauty Parlour, located on Iqbal Library Road, Machine Mohalla No.3. Other salons and spas near Cantt, Jhelum include:
- Depilex Jhelum, located in Fozila Colony, 10 minutes away
- Monsa Beauty Salon in Madina Market, Chishtiyan Mohallah, about 10 minutes away
- Beauty Mehal Parlour & Training Centre, situated in Machine Mohalla Number 3, reachable within 7 minutes
- Morning Glory Beauty Parlour in Civil Lines, Pira Ghaib, about 2 km away
- Look 16 in Pasha Tower, Civil Lines, 5 minutes away
Cinemas Cantt, jhelum
Residents can enjoy the latest blockbusters thanks to the two cinemas operational in Cantt, Jhelum. Garrison Cinema takes only a km to reach, while SOM Cinema, a 3D cinema, is only a 7-minute walk away from Cantt Chowk. SOM cinema can host 180 people at a time. The cinema remains open from 11:00 A.M. to 10:00 P.M. The price of A 2D ticket is PKR 500, while 3D tickets are available for PKR 600. Further, it also has a cosy dine-in option, a library, and a parking facility for visitors.
People living in Cantt, Jhelum can spend some quality time visiting several places located nearby. For example, it takes only 25 minutes to reach Rohtas Fort, which was built by an Afghan King named Sher Shah Suri. The fort has twelve gates, beautifully constructed with ashlar masonry. There is also a small mosque named Shahi Mosque with a prayer chamber and a courtyard, which is an exceptional piece of Muslim military architecture of central and south Asia.
Also, there is Rani Mahal, located just 25 minutes away near Haveli Man Singh, while Citi Land Theme Park, located in Satellite Town, takes about 10 minutes to reach from Cantt, Jhelum. Citi Land Theme Park is a famous picnic spot, housing lush green lawns, a food court, and a prayer area. Also, there are several benches where residents can relax and enjoy a scenic view of the park. A small zoo is also housed in the park and features several species such as Bengal tiger, white lion, red deer, puma, peacock, ostrich, parrots, and a play area for kids.
THINGS TO CONSIDER
Cantt, Jhelum is one of the most developed communities, occupying pristine real estate of the city. It is one of the poshest societies, enjoying an abundance of amenities including, educational institutions, healthcare centres, markets, and recreational facilities. Since Cantt is near some of the busiest intersections of the city, people living here might face traffic upheaval and jams.
Importance of Cantt, Jhelum from major locations nearby
- Rohtas Fort is only 25 minutes away via GT Road
- GT Road Jhelum Bridge (Western) is reachable within 6 minutes from Cantt Chowk, Cantt, Jhelum
- Rani Mahal takes about 25 minutes to reach
- Jhelum Railway Station is just 5 minutes away via Kazim Kamal Road
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