ABOUT Dalazak Road, Peshawar
Dalazak Road, Peshawar (also known as Dilazak Road) is an avenue stretching approximately 15 km at the outskirts of Peshawar. The road is near two main arteries of the city, which are:
- Connected to National Highway (N-5)/GT Road via Saddar Road
- Around 500 metres to Charsadda Road via Saddar Road
Few metres away from Peshawar City Railway Station, Dilazak Road is also well-linked with Islamabad-Peshawar Motorway (M-1) via Peshawar Ring Road. Also, the road’s additional link to Peshawar Ring Road means Peshawar International Airport is just 13.6 km away and easily reachable within 25 minutes' drive from Dalazak Road.
Also, Northern Bypass Peshawar intersects the avenue near the Muslim Educational Complex, which is the main route for intercity travelling.
Apart from being associated with important routes of the city, the far end of this road is also in proximity to Kabul River, which is a favourite pick for water-sports enthusiasts.
The road is also popularly referred to as Dilazak Road by the people living in the neighbouring areas and Peshawar. Ranked among the top ten areas for buying properties in Peshawar, the road is developing at a noticeable pace. Similarly, Dalazak Road is also among the list of top ten areas for rental properties in Peshawar. Some noteworthy, up-and-coming housing schemes being developed on the road are Gulababad, Green Homes, and Faisal Colony.
Gunj Gate and Peshawar Museum – two easily recognised landmarks of Peshawar – are situated at the far end of the road, and remain the main attraction for local and foreign tourists.
AT A GLANCE
- Gas stations
- Ceremony halls
- Several historical landmarks nearby
- Well-linked with main highways of Peshawar
- Hosts top-notch housing schemes
- Proximity to Kabul River
FACILITIES, SCHOOLS AND HEALTHCARE
PUBLIC TRANSPORT on and near Dalazak Road, Peshawar
Finding public transport on and near Dalazak Road, Peshawar is not a thing to worry about since abundant options are present nearby. Residents can catch a public bus from many nearby bus stops; there’s one situated on this avenue between Momin Town and Rafiq Town near City Hospital, while Wadpagga Stand is just 6 minutes away. There are a few more bus stops situated on National Highway (N-5), approximately 5-10 km away, including Haji Camp Bus Stop, Canal Town Bus Stop, Nishterabad Bus Stop, Hashtnagri Bus Stop, and Firdous Cinema Bus Stop.
Apart from public buses, residents can also use app-based ride-hailing services and carpool with any fellow resident who shares the same route. Similarly, taxis, rickshaws, and qingqis are readily available near the avenue.
Moreover, residents can also use the Daewoo Bus Terminal for traveling to other nearby cities. The terminal is just 9 kilometres away from Dilazak Road. An alternative service provider is Niazi Express, which is located in Albadar Town, around 3 kilometres from Daewoo Terminal.
Additionally, Peshawar City Railway Station is pinned on one end of Dalazak Road in Zaryab Colony. It is one of the most popular options amongst people for intercity travel.
MARKETS on and near Dalazak Road, Peshawar
Residents of Dalazak Road, Peshawar have no difficulty in purchasing everyday products since there are several markets standing on and near the road. For instance, Haji Saida Gull Market is a grocery store just 800 metres from Dilazak Road. On the other hand, Feroz Market is situated on Dalazak Road near the crossing point of Ring Road. It features several shops, mainly dealing in electronics and other general commodities. There are also few banks, mosques, and eateries nearby to keep your needs satisfied.
Residents can also purchase basic groceries and get several essential services from Raja Market, Haji Shoba Market, and Al Hassan Market, approximately 10-15 minutes’ drive away. For an idea, there are many car workshops in Haji Shoba Market, while Al Hassan Market hosts several tailor shops.
Residents can also visit a historic market place near the surroundings of Gunj Gate. The market stocks everything for day-to-day use. It is no more than 3 km from Dilazak Road.
MOSQUES on and near Dalazak Road, Peshawar
The presence of places of worship near residential societies saves residents from a lot of hassles and benefits them in more ways than one. When discussing convenience and higher returns specifically, amenities of such category always rank higher than the rest. Fortunately, there are plenty of mosques situated on and near Dalazak Road. Taking Jamia Masjid, Madina Masjid into account; these mosques are quite easily reachable within a few minutes' walk from the avenue.
Besides, Masjid Yousaf Quraishi, Masjid-e-Nimra, Masjid Hazrat Abu Bakr Siddique, and Masjid Ahl-e-Sunnat and Mazar Sharodi Baba Gharri Shindiwali are approximately 2-3 km away. The other end of the road hosts Jamia Masjid Abu Bakr Siddique, Masjid-e-Aqsa and Masjid Khalid Bin Waleed not more than 5 minutes’ drive away.
Residents can also choose to offer their prayers in one of the most ancient mosques of Peshawar, Masjid Mahabbat Khan, which is at a distance of 2 km via Dilazak Road.
SCHOOLS, COLLEGES, AND UNIVERSITIES on and near Dalazak Road, Peshawar
The presence of schools in or near a residential setting resolves a lot of worries of the parents such as safety concerns and affordable commute. Adopting a comfortable lifestyle comes easy for the residents of Dalazak Road, Peshawar since several educational institutions are situated close by. For instance, The Educators (Ring Road Campus) can be reached in 10 minutes. Being a registered institution of Beaconhouse School System, this school follows a UK-based curriculum that promotes experiential learning. Academic levels begin from pre-primary and follow till grade-X/XI – based on the board of examination.
An authorised school of Punjab Group of Colleges, Allied School, is present at a distance of 3.4 km from Dalazak Road. Following project-based pedagogy, this school prepares its learners for many walks of life. Educational programmes begin from nursery and continue till grade 10. Just 5-10 minutes’ walk from Allied School, you can also trace Peshawar Model Boys High School, Peace School, and Cambridge School System Peshawar.
Some other notable mentions are:
- Pak German Model School and Iqra Qalam Rauza Tul Atfaal School are situated on Dalazak Road, while Peshawar Model Girls High School is just 210 metres away.
- Two campuses of Forward Public School are located approximately 1-2 km from the avenue.
- The Knowledge School System and Leeds School System are also pinned on the road, and it takes not more than 5 minutes’ drive to reach there from the other end of the road.
Besides the institutions offering primary education, many schools-cum-colleges including Peace School & College, Islamia Public High School & College, and Jinnah International Model School & College, providing primary to higher education nearby. These three colleges can be reached in 10 to 15 minutes’ drive. Some other colleges for post-school education are Government Degree College, Peshawar Model Degree College, The Brilliant College, and Peshawar College of Engineering. They are all accessible in a 10 to 11-minute drive.
Likewise, Government Polytechnic Institute, although located in Rano Garhi, takes just 10 minutes to reach via Dalazak Road. This college offers various programmes related to skill-based and technical education.
Fortunately, a plethora of colleges near Afghan Colony is also reachable in 20 minutes, including Muslim College, Leeds College of Arts & Science, The City College of Art & Science, The Brilliant College, Jinnah Islamia College, and Government College of Peshawar.
Furthermore, City University of Science and Technology, just 2 km away, offers degree programmes in architecture, engineering (civil and electrical), computer science, and management and health sciences. Apart from these programmes, you can also enrol for a degree in linguistics, mathematics, and education. This state-of-the-art university ranks among the leading universities of the city and produces well-trained graduands.
Also, students looking forward to building a career in medicine can opt for Razi Institute of Medical Sciences and Institute of Paramedical Science. They are reachable within 8 to 10 minutes.
BANKS on and near Dalazak Road, Peshawar
Keeping track of your financial activities and carrying out day-to-day transactions becomes convenient if banks are situated near your business or abode. Having said that, considering the prime location of Dalazak Road, there are several banks located on and near the avenue. For instance, Habib Bank Limited and Allied Bank are opposite one another, while Faysal Bank and Meezan Bank are adjacent to each other on Dilazak Road.
Few minutes farther, you can also find branches of Askari Bank, Muslim Commercial Bank, and Bank Al Habib pinned at close proximity of 2-3 minutes from one another on the same avenue.
CLINICS AND HOSPITALS on and near Dalazak Road, Peshawar
Progressive societies are often identified by the easy availability of preventative facilities. Besides providing medical care to patients, hospitals play a vital role in helping people maintain their health. Therefore, hospitals and clinics near Dalazak Road, Peshawar are playing a significant role in making this avenue an attraction for both buyers and investors.
As for the medical facilities near the road, Dr Mian Iftikhar Psychiatry Hospital is a few minutes’ walk away from Dilazak Road. The hospital mainly caters psyche-related issues, while MMC General Hospital in Shinwari Town is a full-fledged hospital catering emergency cases as well as clinical consultation. According to the official website of the hospital, they don’t compromise when it comes to providing quality care, and they have experts of medicine, surgery, orthopaedics, obstetrics, paediatrics, and gynaecology on their panel. The hospital also features a radiology centre ENT and dentistry departments are being planned. Few other facilities provided by the hospital include laboratory services, blood bank, in-house pharmacy, and ambulance services.
Likewise, Shifa Maternity Hospital and Irfan General Hospital are 18 minutes away, while Sifat Ghayyor Shaheed Children Hospital, Al-Khidmat Hospital, and Moulvi Ameer Hospital are situated at an approximate distance of 18-24 minutes’ drive. Few other hospitals near Dilazak Road, Peshawar are:
- Khattak Medical Centre on Dora Road is 9 km away.
- Gaine Ward and Lady Reading Hospital are located 25 minutes’ drive away.
Lady Reading is one of the most admired hospitals of Peshawar due to its history and the fact that it is a medical institute as well. Established in 1927 and named after the wife of the Viceroy of India, the hospital provides medical care to numerous patients daily.
PROPERTIES on Dalazak Road, Peshawar
SALE PRICE TRENDS on Dalazak Road, Peshawar
Sale price trends on Dalazak Road, Peshawar vary according to the schemes and their popularity. We have given an overview with price brackets and other details for your information, the prices are although subject to change.
HOUSES FOR SALE on Dalazak Road, Peshawar
As of the first half of 2019, Gulabad remains the top area with around 84% searches entered online, according to the buying trends for houses on Dalazak Road. On the other hand, Faisal Colony and Green Homes have made it to the 2nd and 3rd place respectively.
The societies situated on this road are still in the process of development, but you can find various furnished and unfurnished houses for sale. The area size for residential properties ranges between 3 marla, 5 marla, and 10 marla. The rates of 5 marla houses on Dalazak Road range between PKR 65 lakh to PKR 1.4 crore. Comparatively, 10 marla living units can cost a low of PKR 80 lakh and can go as high as 3 crore.
PLOTS FOR SALE on Dalazak Road, Peshawar
There are several plots for sale on Dalazak Road, Peshawar. According to the trends on Zameen.com, during the first six months of 2019, Green Homes ranked at the #1 spot for most popular areas for buying plots on Dalazak Road.
RENT PRICE TRENDS on Dalazak Road, Peshawar
HOUSES FOR RENT on Dalazak Road, Peshawar
As of now, there are only a few houses for rent on Dalazak Road. People looking forward to renting a residential property on the avenue can go 5 marla houses in the range of PKR 10 thousand to PKR 35 thousand.
Being connected to the foremost highways of Peshawar, Dalazak Road can boast several investment opportunities for entrepreneurs. You can buy a commercial property and start your business straight away because there are several commercial plazas and buildings available for sale. Properties of such category can possibly be beneficial for earning monthly/quarterly profits as you can put these up for rent as well.
MOST POPULAR scheme on Dalazak Road, Peshawar
As of July 2019, Gulabad stays atop amongst the list of the most popular areas for buying properties on Dalazak Road with a total ratio of 65.2% searches made online. While Green Homes and Faisal Colony also gain make it on second and third place.
Likewise, tenants also prefer Gulabad due to its proximity to basic and luxurious amenities, which makes it stand first amongst most popular areas for rental properties on Dalazak Road. This area is situated on the fringes of Kohat Road and just 3 km away from the connecting point of Peshawar Ring Road and Peshawar Northern Bypass.
SHOPPING, RESTAURANTS, AND BAKERIES
MALLS on and near Dalazak Road, Peshawar
Witnessing the progress and the barrage of shopping malls replacing shopping squares, traditional bazaars, and markets over the past few years, we can confidently claim that malls are the new source of entertainment. Since modern shopping malls feature almost every imaginable amenity under one roof, the majority of visitors take visiting malls as an opportunity to spend quality time with their family.
To experience such bliss, residents of Dalazak Road, Peshawar can visit The Great Wall Shopping Mall on Dalazak Road. It is a multiple-storey plaza with several outlets mainly selling wearable commodities such as pret clothes, shoes, jewellery, and cosmetics. Residents can also head to Noor Tower on Ring Road and Shinwari Plaza in Afridi Kalay Gisako Colony; both are well-connected to Dilazak Road and just a few minutes away from there.
RESTAURANTS, CAFES, AND BAKERIES on and near Dalazak Road, Peshawar
Being the main attraction for entertainment in urban areas, restaurants are contributing highly to the local economy. Besides, they also have the potential to add value to the properties situated nearby. Having said that, residents of Dalazak Road, Peshawar also have no lack of such amenities due to several eateries located nearby. For local flavours and food, they can visit Musafir Fish Point – a frequented pick of seafood lovers. The eatery serves scrumptious fried, barbecued and grilled fish. It is situated on the intersection point between Ring Road and Dilazak Road. The intersection also features a couple of other restaurants as well including Mashallah Zam Zam, Four Star Restaurant, Salman Restaurant, and Asif Haleem Plaza. It takes a mere drive of 10 minutes to get to any of these restaurants.
The same intersection also leads to several restaurants positioned on and near Budhni Road within an approximate drive of 15-20 minutes. Residents can take their friends to Al-Hafiz Restaurant for their famous chapli kebabs served with crusty naan-bread. As for fast-food options, Burger Cottage serves burgers with grilled and fried fish/chicken patty between sesame buns with a dash of their secret sauce and lettuce. The burgers are usually complemented with finger chips and a soda if you buy a deal. This restaurant also delivers several family and individuals meals, without any delivery charges.
You can also find several pizzerias on and near the far end of Dalazak Road, Peshawar. For instance, King Pizza is situated on this avenue, just 1-minute away from the local bus stop. This place is a heaven for pizza lovers serving numerous flavours with various crusts and toppings and perfect deals for large groups. An alternative option includes Italian Pizza on Gulbahar Road, Hussain Abad Colony just 8.5 km away. Overall, cafes, restaurants and bakeries on and near Dalazak Road Peshawar are in abundance.
OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES, FITNESS, AND BEAUTY
SPORTS FACILITIES AND FITNESS CENTRES on and near Dalazak Road, Peshawar
Physical activities and sports have a direct impact on immunity and strength, both mental and physical. Along with keeping your health intact, sports facilities are also significant for adding value to the property. Having said that, residents can benefit from Gulozai Ground, just 4 minutes’ drive away from Dilazak Road.
For outdoor sports enthusiasts, Peshawar Golf Club is around 5 minutes’ drive away, and it features two grounds for golf as well as polo. There’s also a separate track for joggers, and anyone with a valid membership can access this state-of-the-art facility.
Arbab Niaz Stadium is one of Pakistan’s top cricket stadiums, and it is as close as 1 km and easily reachable via Faqeerabad Road, the fastest route. Built in the 1980s, it was initially named as Shahi Bagh Stadium, but later it was renamed. With an ideal pitch for spinners, this stadium is a practice ground for local teams, and it can accommodate around 20 thousand spectators.
If you wish to gain some muscles or shed some pounds, you can also hit some nearby gyms including Tiger Fitness Gym or Eagle Gym, just 2 km away from each other. Around 3 km from Dilazak Road, residents can also access Power Gym and Shapes gym on Budhni Road.
PARKS on and near Dalazak Road, Peshawar
Public parks are crucial for not only increasing the financial value of societies, but they are also needed to help residents lead a healthy life. Thankfully, you can find a bunch of parks situated at an approximate distance of 1- 2 km from Dilazak Road. These include Raina Park, Chacha Younas Park, Jinnah Park, and Shahi Bagh.
Among all these parks, Shahi Bagh is one of the largest parks in Peshawar spread across 100 acres. Just like the name suggests, the park was built by Mughal emperors. Hence, it is also one of the oldest parks of Peshawar. The park is further divided into two main gardens named Shalimar Garden and Parda Bagh, both of which feature several recreational spots and some state-owned buildings.
As for Chacha Younas Park, the park opens for public at around 8:00 PM and the entrance is limited to families only. It is a perfect spot for a picnic with enjoyable rides, gardens, and kiosks selling different savouries, snacks, and beverages.
Moreover, Jinnah Park, situated along Balahisar Fort, is also one of the historical parks of Peshawar with a digital fountain that remains the main attraction for visitors. With the help of several countries, the local government imported this technology to restructure the outlook of the park. According to a news report published recently, the KPK government also decided to preserve a portion of Jinnah Park (also known as Cunningham Park dating back to the British era) for a food court that will feature different kiosks selling a local variety of food and delectable snacks.
SALONS AND SPAS on and near Dalazak Road, Peshawar
There are several salons and spas located on and near Dalazak Road, Peshawar including Maidens Beauty Parlour, Bellissimo Beauty Salon, and Tehzeeb Beauty Salon, situated at an approximate drive of 5-7 minutes. Residents can get several hair treatments, including hair cutting, protein treatment, and hair-dye. They can also visit these salons for various beauty and grooming essentials.
There’s another swarm of beauty studios situated at an approximate distance of 3-3.5 km on Gulbahar Road including Embellish Beauty Salon, Singhar Beauty Salon & Studio and Awan’s Beauty Zone. A few minutes farther from here, you can find some more beauty parlours, the name of which along with their estimated arrival time are mentioned below:
- Sam’s Salon & Studio and Laraib’s are situated closely near Ishrat Cinema Road, just 10 minutes’ drive away from Dilazak Road.
- Depilex is positioned opposite Gulbahar Peshawar and not more than 12 minutes’ away via Ishrat Cinema Road.
Male residents also have a few options to choose from such as Dream Boys Fashion Designing Salon, as close as 1.5 km and easily reachable via GT Road. Moreover, it requires a mere drive of 5 minutes to reach Gulfam Hair Dresser, UK Hairdresser, and Waqar – specialised in beard stylings and hairdressing.
Dalazak Road occupies an ideal location and is closely connected to several main arteries of Peshawar. Besides, most of the historical places are situated in the proximity of 5-10 minutes. For instance, Kapoor Haveli, the house of the famous Indian actor, was declared national heritage on 11th December 2014 upon completing 100 years of its construction. Under the Antiquity Act of 1997, this mansion has been declared as a protected monument by the Government of Pakistan. It is just 2 km away via Cinema Road.
Similarly, Bila Hissar Fort has been a part of this city since the Mughal Era, built by Babur in 1526. However, it was later used by Taimur Shah Durrani (an Afghan emperor) as his residence. The majestic structure is located at a drive of 6 minutes.
Furthermore, legendary places such as Shahi Bagh, Shahi Bagh Mosque, and Masjid Mahabat Khan are situated at the distances of 5-10 minutes.
Peshawar Museum, situated around 2 km away and easily reachable by Saddar Road, is a cultural museum that showcases the modern and ancient lifestyle of Pushtuns. It is a perfect spot for anyone who genuinely wishes to study the city and the culture of Pushtuns since there are many artefacts and archaeological discoveries displayed there.
THINGS TO CONSIDER
Considering the geographic location of Dalazak Road, Peshawar, many main projects of Peshawar are situated on and near the road with the potential to yield significant returns on investment opportunities. The road links urban and rural areas of Peshawar, with Kabul River at one end and the other end connected to some of the foremost arteries of the city. There are also two police stations nearby to ensure the safety of residents. Additionally, several state-owned buildings and historical landmarks such as the 100-year old mansion, Peshawar Museum, and the primary market around Gunj Gate near the avenue are a significant attraction for tourists.
IMPORTANCE OF Dalazak Road, Peshawar FROM MAJOR LOCATIONS NEARBY
- Shahi Bagh is no more than 350 metres away.
- Kapoor Haveli is reachable within 5 minutes by Cinema Road.
- Bala Hissar Fort is located at a distance of 1.7 km.
- Masjid Mahabat Khan and Peshawar Museum are as close as 2 km.
- Arbab Niaz Stadium is reachable via Faqeerabad Road in 5 minutes.
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