ABOUT GULBERG COLONY GUJRANWALA
Gulberg Colony is a township situated in the centre of Gujranwala. The colony also borders with Pasrur Road and Ghordor Road. The prime real estate of Gulberg Colony lies in proximity to two major arteries. Firstly, the colony is near Grand Trunk Road, which is Pakistan’s longest road, extending from Lahore to Peshawar, and secondly, the colony is also near Sialkot Bypass, which intersects GT Road and National Highway 5 near Qazi Town. Gulberg Colony is a part of New Muslim Colony, which comprises Disposal Road, Kashmir Road, Street 46, and Pasrur Road.
AT A GLANCE
- Affordable housing project
- Availability of water, electricity, and gas connections
- Well-linked with famous roads of the city including Grand Trunk Road, Sialkot Bypass, and National Highway 5
- All amenities are present nearby
FACILITIES, SCHOOLS AND HEALTHCARE
Public Transport in and near Gulberg Colony Gujranwala
Gulberg Colony is ideally located, surrounded by Sialkot Road, Pasrur Road, Sialkot Bypass and Grand Trunk Road. As such, residents of Gulberg Colony can benefit from several transportation options readily available in the vicinity such as rickshaws, Qingqis, traditional taxis, buses, and minivans. A few bus stops near Gulberg Colony include Zamindar Travels, 1.7 km away in Farid Town Bridge, and Daska Vans Station and Sialkot Ada, 2.1 km away in Block B, Satellite Town. Also, app-based ride-hailing services are commonly used by people living in Gulberg Colony.
Markets in and near Gulberg Colony Gujranwala
Gulberg Colony stands in proximity to a variety of hypermarkets and traditional bazaars, meaning residents of this colony can easily take care of their daily and occasional needs. The mall nearest from the settlement is Miran Jee Plaza on Pasrur Road in Block E, Satellite Town, just 300 m away from Gulberg Colony. It is a small supermarket with a quick point of sale checkout system. Ghosia Traders on Kashmir Road in Usman Park Fareed Town is a general store, 800 m away from Gulberg Colony. Besides, residents can also access a flower market on Madina Masjid Road in Block B, Satellite Town, around 1 km away. Saith Flower shop is one of the shops in the flower markets where you can purchase fresh bouquets and garlands. Pushcart vendors regularly navigate the society to sell fresh fruits and vegetables, but residents can also go to a market near Sialkoti Gate and Lahori Gate to purchase home supplies, groceries and fresh meat, and other daily products at an 8-minute drive from Gulberg Colony. Moreover, people fond of seafood can benefit from the Fish Market in Old Town at a 10-minute drive from the society. You can get not only fresh fish, but also crabs, shrimps, and lobsters along with embroidered fabric in the market.
Mosques in and near Gulberg Colony Gujranwala
Residents of Gulberg Colony can comfortably take care of their religious duties without any hassles in any of the following mosques nearby:
- Jamia Masjid Mohammadiyah Ghousiyah on Kashmir Road in New Muslim Colony, just 100 m way from Ghani Pure Oil Shop
- Al Badar Masjid is 300 m away from Post Office 35 in Wahdat Colony
- Madni Masjid on Street 46, right next to Bakhtawar General Store
- Jamia Masjid Bahar-e-Madina on Pasrur Road across Karachi Student Biryani
- Masjid Jamia Hanfia Razvia in Main Bazaar in Fareed Town, 600 m away from Ghani Pure Oil Shop
Schools, Colleges And Universities in and near Gulberg Colony Gujranwala
What makes Gulberg Colony an ideal neighbourhood is its proximity to academic institutions including several schools and colleges, all reachable within a distance of 1 km. This nearness makes it easier for residents to save fuel costs and the extra commute efforts needed to drive their kids to reputable schools. Thanks to the location of Gulberg Colony, school-going kids can walk to their school, marking a healthy start to their day. Some nationally renowned schools such as Bloomfield Hall School in Satellite Town on Ghulam Dastageer Khan Road, Allied School on Pasrur Road, and Pims School System on Race Course Road in Fareed Town are good choices if you want to enrol your kids into O/A Levels system. However, for matriculation studies through Punjab Board, you can opt for Science Locus School on Ghulam Dastageer Khan Road in Block D, Satellite Town, Imperial School System on Fareed Road in Fareed Town, and Grow Up School System on Kashmir Road in New Muslim Colony. Apart from these, there are also a couple of colleges and high schools for boys and girls to pursue higher education, also reachable within a drive of 1 km from Gulberg Colony, such as:
- Government College Satellite Town Gujranwala on G-03 on Market Road in Block B Satellite Town
- Ghazali Model High School on Sarwar Road in Block E Satellite Town
- Hafiz Model High School on Kashmir Road in Fareed Town
- Elite College Of Commerce on Pasrur Road in Gulberg Colony
- Mian Rehmat Ali Home Economics College For Girls on Pasrur Road in Block E, Satellite Town
Moreover, the International Institute for Information Technology (IIIT) on DC Road in Mohalla Aamir Park Civil Lines and the Virtual University of Pakistan on Grand Trunk Road near Jinnah Park can be reached via a drive of 4 km drive from Gulberg Colony.
Banks in and near Gulberg Colony Gujranwala
Residents of Gulberg Colony can conveniently take care of their finance and banking-related needs at several banks located within a 1.5 km radius in Satellite Town. You can find branches of Meezan Bank and Bank Al Habib on Ghulam Dastageer Khan Road, while United Bank Limited, Muslim Commercial Bank, Bank of Punjab, and Habib Bank Limited are located on Fateh Ali Tipu Road. Also, the National Bank of Pakistan and Allied Bank are located on Sir Syed Ali Road. The majority of banks operating near Gulberg Colony also offer 24/7 ATM services.
Clinics and Hospitals in and near Gulberg Colony Gujranwala
Residents of Gulberg Colony can get palliative treatment and first aid care at a couple of clinics operating near Gulberg Colony, reachable within a 1 km distance. These include Dr Mohammad Aftab Ahmed Clinic on Pasrur Road in Block E, Satellite Town, Alisha Clinic in Usman Park Fareed Town, Asad Homeopathic Clinic on Ghordor Road in New Muslim Colony, Asher Clinic in Bhukari Market in Block D Qasim Town, and Farooq Family Clinic on Fareed Road in Fareed Town. Moreover, residents can also access several hospitals in a 10-minute drive from Gulberg Colony, some of which are:
- Salamat Hospital and Chaudhary Hospital on Ghulam Dastagir Khan Road, Block D, Satellite Town
- Mother Care Hospital on Ghulam Dastagir Khan Road, Abu Bakar Town
- Muhammad Ali Family Hospital, opposite DCO office, Sialkot Road, Block A, Satellite Town
- Gondal Medical Complex on Hospital Road, Civil Lines
- Chattha Hospital on Hospital Road, Chatha Colony, Civil Lines
At Salamat Hospital, you can benefit from the consultation of a couple of general practitioners, an ENT surgeon and dietitian/nutritionist who can provide complete diet counselling, create diet plans, help you with weight management and weight loss, and diabetic diet. Gondal Medical Complex & Diagnostic Centre is listed among the best healthcare hospitals in the city, known for utilising modern technology and advanced surgical procedures. Also, Chattha Hospital is frequented by patients needing neurology and orthopedics care.
SHOPPING, RESTAURANTS, AND BAKERIES
Malls in and near Gulberg Colony Gujranwala
Luckily, residents living near a plethora of shopping malls near Gulberg Colony, most of which stand in Satellite Town. Residents can walk to Satellite Town Mall, 1 km away, which is more like an open bazaar with multiple local shops boasting designer apparel, bridal wear, a supermarket, and kids wear shops. Also, Fateh Ali Tipu Road is home to several branded outlets such as The Leather Point, Sage Leather, Balloons, ECS Shoe Store, Stylo Shoes, Starlet Shoes, Hush Puppies, Shoe Box, and many more. Barki Shopping Mall is also a 1 km drive away in Block B, Satellite Town. Here, you can find Elif Art Studio and a couple of other popular designer outlets in the city. Also, Bata Shoes, Diners Clothing Brand, Makeup City, Junaid Jamshed, Urban Sole, Borjan, Shoe Planet and Servis Shoes have outlets in Shopping Centre in Block C, Satellite Town, at a distance of only 850 m from Gulberg Colony.
Restaurants in and near Gulberg Colony Gujranwala
Some of the highly rated and recommended restaurants on Trip Advisor such as Shahbaz Tikka in Thanay Walay Bazar near Thana Kotwali can be reached in a 10-minute drive via Pasrur Road from Gulberg Colony. They serve the best bbq, and mutton nali and chicken tikka are popular items on their menu. However, a fine dining place like Chahaar Bagh on GT Road in Fazal Centre is half an hour’s drive away from Gulberg Colony. Here, you can savour Chinese, BBQ, Middle Eastern, Pakistani and Central Asian cuisines. Yumato Signature, a steakhouse, can be accessed in a 20-minute drive via Grand Trunk Road from the colony. Fans of Chinese food should definitely check out China Citi. Also, internationally renowned restaurant, Bundu Khan, on Shelton Road near Shelton Hotel can be reached in a 15-minute drive from Gulberg Colony. It has an impressive interior, and if you are planning on visiting the restaurant then you should look forward to their fried fish, bbq items, and assorted naans. Other restaurants near Gulberg Colony having 4+ stars on Google can be reached within a 1 km drive:
- Ispao Kitchen in Block E, Satellite Town
- Akbar Tikka Shop, opposite Masjid Bahar e Madina Purani Chungi on Pasrur Road in Fareed Town
- Haveli Family Restaurant on Disposal Road in New Muslim Colony
- Burger Bhai in Block C, Satellite Town
- Lord of The Grill in 241-C, Block C, Satellite Town
Residents of Gulberg Colony can access several bakeries in only half a km walk away on Pasrur Road including Hot Cakes & Bakers and Rana Umer Bakery.
OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES, FITNESS AND BEAUTY
Sports Facilities and Fitness Centres in and near Gulberg Colony Gujranwala
Gyms, fitness centres, and sports facilities are equally essential to maintain a balanced and healthy lifestyle, and residents of Gulberg Colony can utilise quite a few gyms present near their residence. For instance, Ali Gym in Wahdat Colony and Zaki Gym in Fareed Town are located at an equal distance of 800 m from Gulberg Colony. Fitness First Gym For Ladies & Gents opposite Rasheed Dahi Bhalay near Bille Wala Chowk in Block B, Satellite Town is 1.2 km away from the colony. Also, sports enthusiasts can go to the Football Ground on Fateh Ali Tipu Road in Block B, Satellite Town, a 900 m walk away. The ground is a favourite of people who like to perform cardio exercises along with playing sports like football, hockey, and cricket. Also, Cricket matches on a national level are held at Jinnah Stadium on Sialkot Road, which is only 2.5 km away from Gulberg Colony.
Parks in and near Gulberg Colony Gujranwala
Taking a stroll in the park is not only healthy but is also calming for the mind. A daily walk in a park near your residence can help you maintain your weight and fitness in a hassle-free way. There are a few parks near Gulberg Colony where residents can comfortably go to situated within walking distances:
- Chakki Wala Ground on Plot 129 in Block C in Satellite Town
- Usman Park Fareed Town on Mohalla Shah Din Fareed Town
- Dipu Ground in Block B, Satellite Town
- Khawaja Ground on Plot 253 in Block C, Satellite Town
Salons and Spas in and near Gulberg Colony Gujranwala
Having reputable beauty salons near your residence is a blessing, especially during the wedding season as driving to faraway areas for your favourite makeup artist can be a tiring experience. Luckily, residents of Gulberg Colony can access nationally renowned salons such as Depilex Beauty Clinic near Sialkot Road in Block A, Satellite Town, and Rose Beauty Parlour on Street 26 in Popular Nursery Town, Civil Lines in a drive of only 1.6 km. Other beauty salons near Gulberg Colony, reachable within a mile, include:
- MashaAllah Hair Dresser on Main Disposal Road in New Muslim Colony
- Arabian Makeup & Fitness Centre in Block C, Satellite Town
- Ashee's Salon by Numra Asim, LUSH by Tayyaba and Divas and Dolls on Market Satellite Town Rd in Block C, Satellite Town
- Khusboo Beauty Salon in Block B, Satellite Town
- Elegance Bridal Salon in Block A, Satellite Town
Gulberg Colony neighbours popular neighbourhoods of Gujranwala such as Satellite Town to its north, Fareed Town to its east, Mohalla Chaman Shah to its west and Wahdat Colony at its south.
THINGS TO CONSIDER
Gulberg Colony benefits from the two main arteries of the city, the Grand Trunk Road and Sialkot Bypass, being in proximity. Also, residents have access to all the commercial amenities of Satellite Town, Fareed Town, and New Muslim Colony at a walking distance. Fashionable restaurants, landmarks, and historic buildings of the city are all reachable in hardly a 15-minute drive from Gulberg Colony.
Importance of Gulberg Colony Gujranwala from major locations nearby
- Gujranwala Railway Station is 4.3 km away via Grand Trunk Road and Pasrur Road
- Lahori Gate is 2.7 km away via Pasrur Road
- Ghanta Ghar is 3.4 km away via Hafizabad Road and Pasrur Road
- Sialkot Gate is 2.2 km away via Pasrur Road
- Chaman Shah Graveyard is 1.6 km away via Pasrur Road
- The tomb of Raja Maha Singh is 2.5 km away via Pasrur Road