ABOUT HUSSAINABAD, HYDERABAD
Hyderabad is a city of culture and tradition. With its Shahi Bazaar and historical buildings, it makes for an interesting city for both visitors and residents. The city has several towns, each contributing something unique to the city. Hussainabad aka Gidu Bandar is one of such renowned town that is also rife with all the facilities and utilities.
One interesting fact about Hussainabad is that the name ‘Gidu Bandar’ became synonymous to mental asylum as the town is home to Pakistan’s oldest and one of the largest mental hospital.
Aside from the facilities within the vicinity, Hussainabad has Indus River located at a distance of mere 1 kilometre. The locals find joy in fishing in the river with Palla, a special fish species being a preference. The town has several malls, shops and restaurants in the vicinity, making it a comfortable residential area.
Hussainabad enjoys an ideal location in the city with well-carpeted roads surrounding it. While National Highway passes nearby, the famous Gidu Bandar Road passes through the town. Also, Nasim Nagar Road, an important and busy route of Hyderabad is only a few metres away from the town.
Moreover, WAPDA Office is located in this town along with Wapda Hospital. Hussainabad enjoys a bustling neighbourhood, and shares boundaries with a few other well developed towns of Hyderabad including Railway Line Colony and HESCO Colony.
AT A GLANCE
- Well-developed residential area with all the essential facilities
- Indus River, the longest river of the country passes nearby
- Home to Pakistan’s oldest mental hospital
- Well-carpeted roads within the society
- Links to Gidu Road and National Highway
- Several shops, restaurants, malls and parks
FACILITIES, SCHOOLS AND HEALTHCARE
Public Transport in and near Hussainabad, Hyderabad
Easy access to public transport close to your residence is a desirable feature in any area. It saves fuel cost, time and energy. Fortunately, there are various public transports in and near Hussainabad, Hyderabad.
There are several bus stands and stations at the intersection of three important roads: AutoBahn, National Highway and Thandi Sarak. The three main bus stands located here are Kotri/Latifabad Stop, Hyderabad-Thatta Van Stop and A-1 Bus Stop. These stops are located at a walking distance of just a few minutes from the residential area of the town. Moreover, Qasimabad/Haider Chowk bus stop is located at the intersection of Thandi Sarak and National Highway. Haider Chowk on National Highway is only 2 km from Hussainabad. Latifabad No 4 Bus Stop in Latifabad is around 2 km from this town as well.
Unit 5 Bus Stop on Latifabad Road is around 3.5 km from here. Also, Hazrat Bilal Chowk is a bus stop in Latifabad, unit 9. Finally, MUET Point Bus Stop and Ponay 11 Bus Stop are located in Latifabad unit no. 11
Train junctions, however, are a 15 to 20 minutes’ drive from Hussainabad. While Hyderabad Junction is 6 km from this town in Pakka Qila, there are other junctions located nearby. Loco Shed Railway Kotri on Khanpur Road and Kotri Junction near National Highway 5 are around 5 km from Hussainabad, Hyderabad.
Moreover, Hyderabad Domestic Airport is a drive of around 25 minutes from Hussainabad.
Markets in and near Hussainabad, Hyderabad
For any residential area to be entirely accommodating to its inhabitants, it must harbour sufficient markets in the vicinity. This is not only important for saving time and money but also aids the residents in case of emergencies. Therefore, there are many markets in and near Hussainabad, Hyderabad.
A few stores are located in Hussainabad including MJ Store, MA General Store and Zeeshan Plaza. 786 Mini Mart in Qasimabad is a distance of 3 km from Hussainabad. MaxBachat SuperMarket is also located 3 km from this town on Thandi Sarak near Rani Bagh Zoo.
There are 3 more markets in Qasimabad at a driving distance of 10 to 12 minutes from this town. These are Delton SuperMarket, A-One Market and Mixed Market Fruits Vegetables and General Store. Also, Royal Fabrics, a popular cloth market on main Qasimabad Road, a drive of approximately 10 to 12 minutes from Hussainabad.
Also, Main Market No. 10 in Latifabad is a drive of around 14 minutes from Hussainabad.
Mosques, Temples and Churches in and near Hussainabad, Hyderabad
Living in a society where your worship places are not located nearby could be tough. People visit these places daily and even multiple times per day. Therefore, it will be more convenient if they are in proximity.
There are various churches, temples and mosques in and near Hussainabad, Hyderabad. Masjid-e-Ibrahim and Jamia Masjid Hesco are located on National Highway 5 in Hussainabad. The inhabitants of this town usually visit Jamia Masjid Hussainabad on Gidu Road.
At a driving distance of 5 to 7 minutes from this town, a cluster of mosques is located in Qasimabad including Jamia Masjid Al Tahir, Jamia Masjid Quba, Mariyam Masjid in Memon Colony, Ahl-e-Hadis Mosque and Barkati Masjid.
A few mosques are located in Latifabad near Gidu Road, a drive of about 3 to 5 minutes. These mosques are Masjid Aqsa, Madina Masjid and Khizra Masjid.
There are also some mosques situated in Wahdat Colony at a distance of 2 to 3 km from this town. These mosques are Jamia Masjid Old Wahdat, Masjid Ali Wali Allah and Jamia Mosque Siddique Akbar.
Moreover, Masjid Rehmat Ul Lil Alameen and Masjid Al Habib in Phase 1 of Qasimabad are located at a driving distance of around 10 minutes from Hussainabad.
Churches located around Hussainabad include the following:
- Eid Gah Hussainabad is a church in Hussainabad town. It is located on Gidu Road
- Saint Peter's United Church in Bengali Colony is a drive of 10 to 12 minutes from this town
- Saint Joseph Arif Church is located in Latifabad No. 10 is a drive of 15 minutes from Hussainabad
- The Anglican Diocese Office Of The Church Of Pakistan, a beautiful building on Thandi Sarak in Defence Housing Scheme, is at a distance of 6 km from this town
- St Philip's Church and St. Francis Xavier Church are located in Shahi Bazaar at a driving distance of around 15 to 20 minutes from Hussainabad
There are quite a few temples located near this town. Some of the closest and popular ones are as follows:
- Durga Shiv Mandir near Circuit House in GOR Colony is a drive of 10 to 12 minutes from Hussainabad
- Maa Kali Mandir is located on the intersection point of Hyderabad-Badin Road with Auto Bahn Road, a distance of around 8 km from Hussainabad
- Other temples are located on the other side of river Indus namely, Bhole Shankar Mandir and The Hanuman Temple
Schools, Colleges And Universities in and near Hussainabad, Hyderabad
Towns that harbour educational institutions of good repute are highly preferred for residential purposes. Parents appreciate it if they are saved from the hassle of travelling long distances to drop their children to school. Moreover, it is safer if the educational institutes are located nearby. Thankfully, there are various schools, colleges and universities in and near Hussainabad, Hyderabad.
There may not be any famous school in Hussainabad town but there are many situated in Latifabad. You can access these schools in 5 to 7 minutes via car from Hussainabad. These schools are Rockford Cambridge School near Walee Bhai Park, The City School Pre-Junior Campus located near Autobahn Road. Beacon House is also located nearby.
Iqra Tarbiat ul Atfal High School in Phase 1 of Qasimabad is located at a distance of around 2 km from Hussainabad. The Educators on Thandi Sarak in GOR Colony is a drive of approximately 10 minutes from this town.
The City School Branches and another Beaconhouse School branch are located on Nasim Nagar Road at a distance of 3 to 4 km from this town. The Spirits School, Qasimabad Campus on Main Qasimabad Road is 3 km away from Hussainabad. Also, Evas Academy High School and Blue Sea High School and College are a drive of 10 to 12 minutes from Hussainabad. Government Girls Primary School near The Larkana Bakery in Qasimabad is a drive of around 10 to 12 minutes from this town.
Moreover, Army Public School and College in Cantonment is a drive of around 20 minutes from Hussainabad.
Public School, Hyderabad
Public School Hyderabad is located in Latifabad No. 3 at a driving distance of around 10 minutes. It is a famous government educational institute of the city. It is a large facility with playgrounds and huge assembly area. The building has different sections and halls.
The school offers a competitive and well-qualified staff. Many locals send their children to this school, preferring the government education to that of private institutes.
Several colleges are located near Hussainabad, Hyderabad. Girls College - Public School in Latifabad is a drive of around 5 to 7 minutes from Hussainabad. TABS College of Science and Mehran College of Science and Technology Hyderabad on Autobahn Road are at a distance of 2 km from this town. The Smart College on Latifabad Road is located at a distance of around 3 km.
There are various other colleges located throughout the length of Autobahn road. ICMA is a 5 minutes’ drive from Hussainabad. CMS or College of Modern Sciences is 2 km from the town. Moreover, Punjab College, the Leeds College and National College of Arts and Management Sciences are a drive of 8 to 10 minutes from this town.
A few colleges are also located on Thandi Sarak. These are Preston College for Boys and Girls and Superior College of Science near Pizza Hut at a drive of around 10 minutes from Hussainabad. Located near Circuit House on Thandi Sarak, County School/Girls College is a drive of around 15 minutes.
Moreover, Government College of Technology near Old Wahdat Colony on National Highway is a 5 minutes’ drive from Hussainabad.
There are quite a few prestigious universities located around Hussainabad. The closest university is Virtual University on Autobahn Road, a drive of under 5 minutes. Other universities on Autobahn road are Allama Iqbal Open, University of East and Preston University at a drive of around 8 to 10 minutes.
Shaheed Zulfikar Ali Bhutto Institute of Science and Technology aka SZABIST is a well-reputed institute of Pakistan. Its Hyderabad campus is located on Thandi Sarak near Pizza Hut, at a distance of around 3 km from Hussainabad. It is one of the very few institutes of the country that are internationally recognized. The institute is famous for its business and management programs. It also offers degrees in science and technology including computer engineering. Its is a preferable choice for the residents of Hyderabad looking for a professional degree in science and technology.
Banks in and near Hussainabad, Hyderabad
Money transactions, from either banks or ATMs, have become a part of our daily life. Most people prefer carrying cards instead of cash due to convenience and safety. Therefore, housing bank branches and ATMs for different banks has become a necessity for well-developed areas.
Luckily, there are various banks in and near Hussainabad, Hyderabad. Notable ones include:
- National Bank of Pakistan (NBP) is located on Gidu Road near Wapda Office in the town
- Standard Chartered Bank on Autobahn Road near Virtual University Campus is a drive of 4 to 5 minutes from this town
- HBL in Latifabad is around 1.5 km away
- United Bank Limited and Allied Bank of Pakistan located on Thandi Sarak near Pizza Hut are around 3 km from this town
- Soneri Bank and Summit Banks also located on Thandi Sarak near Civic Centre Hyderabad are a distance of around 5 km from Hussainabad
Other banks nearby are Faysal Bank, Muslim Commercial Bank and National Bank of Pakistan on Autobahn Road are a drive of 10 minutes from Hussainabad. Moreover, several banks and their ATMs are located on Latifabad Road at a distance of about 4 km from this town. These banks are Bank Alfalah, JS Bank, MCB Islamic Bank, Habib Metropolitan Bank, Allied Bank and Muslim Commercial Bank.
Clinics and Hospitals in and near Hussainabad, Hyderabad
Presence of hospitals in the vicinity of a residential area is crucial. Medical emergencies are unavoidable in any large community. It is better to be well equipped when such a situation arises. Therefore, hospitals located nearby are a desirable feature for any town. It is a blessing that there are several clinics and hospitals near Hussainabad, Hyderabad.
Wapda Hospital and Gurnani Hospital and Maternity Home on Gidu Road are located in Hussainabad. Ghani Hospital on National Highway near Sindh Museum is located around 3 km from this town. Bone and Joint Emergency Hospital on Autobahn Road is a drive of around 8 to 10 minutes from Hussainabad. Maa Jee Hospital is also located on Autobahn Road at a driving distance of 12 minutes from the town.
Other nearby hospitals are situated in Latifabad, barely 10 minutes away from Hussainabad. St. Elizabeth Hospital located in Block C of Latifabad unit 7 is at a distance of 4 km. Other hospitals in this area are Red Crescent Hospital, Sehat Medical and Trauma Centre, Surgi Care Hospital and City Care Hospital in Latifabad unit 6.
Also, Bhitai Hospital is located on Latifabad Road at a driving distance of approximately 10 minutes from this town.
There are plenty of clinics in and near Hussainabad, Hyderabad. Dr Khalid Ahmed Abro, Asif Clinic and Gidu Clinic near Gidu Road are located in the town. Meanwhile, Hussainabad Ideal Clinic is a short of 4 to 5 minutes from this town.
Two main clinics are located in Railway line Colony at a driving distance of 10 minutes. These are Rayan Clinic and Maternity Home and Fatima Clinic. Junaid Clinic and Mehran Clinic are located in Latifabad near Ameen Rajpoot Ground, a distance of about 2 km from Hussainabad.
Sir Cowasjee Jehangir Institute of Psychiatry
Moreover, the town is home to the country’s oldest mental hospital. Sir Cowasjee Jehangir Institute of Psychiatry also known as Gidu Bandar Mental Hospital is located on Gidu Bandar Road in Latifabad. It was established during British rule in the year 1852.
Sir Cowasjee Jehangir Institute of Psychiatry is the largest mental facility in Pakistan catering to several patients at a time. It is a driving distance of 2 minutes from the town of Hussainabad, Hyderabad.
PROPERTIES IN HUSSAINABAD, HYDERABAD
Sales Price Trends in Hussainabad, Hyderabad
When it comes to investing in real estate, you should always strive to make the best possible decision. To ensure profits on your purchase, you must be aware of the sales trends. For those of you looking for investment opportunities in this town, given below is a breakdown of general sales trends in Hussainabad, Hyderabad.
Houses for Sale in Hussainabad, Hyderabad
The price trends for houses for sale in Hussainabad, Hyderabad vary slightly based on the location of that particular property.Older homes are generally built in a different style than what most people prefer these days and may have a slightly lower price.
The general trend is PKR 1.5 crore to PKR 1.7 crore for 222 sq yd houses. These are well-furnished, double-storey bungalows with marble tile finishing. Moreover, the price of a 162 sq yd single storey house is around PKR 55 lakh.
Flats for Sale in Hussainabad, Hyderabad
Flats are also available for sale in Hussainabad. The variation in prices of flats depends on various factors such as the floor at which they are located. Currently, well-furnished flats are available on the 1st and 3rd floor in Hussainabad. The price for 150 sq yd flats on the first floor is PKR 40 lakh. These units usually have 3 bedrooms and 2 baths. However, the price of 111 sq yd flat on the 4th floor can be around PKR 24 lakh.
Plots for Sale in Hussainabad, Hyderabad
The price trends for plots, in general, vary solely because of their location. Corner plots with easier access to roads and other facilities have a steeper price.
In Hussainabad, the prices for 250 sq yd plots vary between PKR 80 lakh to PKR 1.5 crore. This vast difference in price for the same size of plots is due to the disparity in location.
The more affordable options here, however, are slightly away from the main road. Yet, fast-paced development is already underway in this area, which will eventually place many properties in proximity to main roads and streets.
Moreover, 300 sq yd plots are also available for the price of approximately PKR 3.25 crore.
SHOPPING, RESTAURANTS, AND BAKERIES
Malls near Hussainabad, Hyderabad
The mall culture is on the rise in Pakistan. Having a single place to do all your shopping is indeed a blessing. Therefore, having a mall in the vicinity saves time, and offers numerous entertainment options as well. There may not be a mall Hussainabad but there are several malls near Hussainabad, Hyderabad.
Following are some of the most popular malls located around Hussainabad:
- A famous mall, Boulevard Mall Hyderabad on Autobahn Road is a drive of 15 minutes from this town
- Autobahn Towers and Shopping Mall located at a driving distance of 8 km from Hussainabad is a hub of brands and shops under one roof
- Several malls are located on Autobahn road including the famous Orient Mall and Residency, Unique Shopping Mall and Apartments, Dawood Supermarket and Metro Shopping Mall.
Moreover, Naseem Shopping Mall on Naseem Nagar Road in Qasimabad is located 4 km from Hussainabad. Indus Heights is another mall located on National Highway at a distance of barely 1 km from this town.
Restaurants and Bakeries in Hussainabad, Hyderabad
A good eatery near your residential area feels like a blessing, especially if you are a foodie. There are numerous restaurants and bakeries in and near Hussainabad, Hyderabad.
There are several eateries located in Hussainabad Town. Ahmed Pakwan House and Chai Ustad are located on Gidu Bandar Road. Moreover, Sindh Balochistan Hotel is located on National Highway near Kotri/Latifabad Bus Stop.
Various famous restaurants are situated on Thandi Sarak, at a driving distance of 10 to 14 minutes. These include branches of KFC, Mcdonalds and Pizza Hut. Still, other eateries on the road are Breeze Fish Point, AL-Noor Restaurant and Bar, Lashari Hotel and Bismillah Restaurant.
Autobahn Road, a drive of around 7 to 10 minutes from Hussainabad is laced with various restaurants. These are Chai Shishtam, LFC, Pizza Track, New York Grill and Lala Moosa Restaurant. A little farther on the road, you will find famous restaurants such as Lal Qila, Royal Taj Restaurant and Pizza 20.
A few eating-places are also located on Nasim Nagar Road. Popeye Restaurant near The City School is 3 km from this town. Other restaurants on the road are Mama Rind Restaurant, The Pizza Box, Paradise Biryani Point and The Shawarma Point.
There are several bakeries located in and near Hussainabad, Hyderabad. Pie in the Sky, New York Bakers, Hobnob Bakery and New Larkana Bakeries are located on Autobahn Road near Latifabad/Kotri Bus Stop, a drive of around 10 km from Hussainabad. New United Bakery, Memon Nimko and Black and Brown Bakery are located in Latifabad, a distance of around 4 km from this town.
Other bakeries located nearby are Blue Ribbon Bakers on Wadhu Wah Road at driving distance of 12 to 13 minutes, Panna Cassata in Hyderabad Cantonment at a drive of 15 minutes and Burhani Bakery near Doctors Colony, a distance of 7 km from Hussainabad
The Bombay Bakery
Thadani family established The Bombay Bakery in 1911. It is one of the oldest bakeries of the country surviving the test of time for more than 100 years. It is insanely popular all over the Sindh with people coming from Karachi to buy their cakes.
The Bombay Bakery is located on Liaquat Road in Saddar, Hyderabad. It is a drive of around 12 to 13 minutes from the town of Hussainabad. The bakery is famous for its characteristic taste and aroma. The delicious cakes have a unique taste that no other bakery has been able to copy and not because of want of trying. Many bakeries have tried to recreate the classic Bombay Bakery cakes but to no avail.
To this day, there are always more customers and more demand than the bakery is capable of producing.
OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES, FITNESS AND BEAUTY
Sports Facilities and Fitness Centres in and near Hussainabad, Hyderabad
Physical health is crucial for the proper functioning of body and brain. While healthy and nutritious food is extremely important so is indulging in physical activity. Apart from keeping you fit, exercise releases endorphins aka happy hormones. No wonder you feel relaxed and content after a good jog or a lengthy swim in the pool. Maintaining a routine of going to the gym can get harder if such fitness centres are located far away from your residence. A gym located nearby can be a blessing. Therefore, there are various sports facilities and fitness centres near Hussainabad, Hyderabad.
Following gyms and fitness centres are located near Hussainabad:
- Pak Physical Health Club in Latifabad is located at a driving distance of 15 minutes from Hussainabad.
- King Fitness Gym on Autobahn Road is located around 4 km from this town
- Muscle World Fitness Gym for Ladies and Gents on Thandi Sarak is a drive of 10 to 12 minutes from Hussainabad.
- The Fit & Furious Fitness Studio (For Ladies & Kids) and B-Fit Boot Camp on Nasim Nagar Road is around 4 km from this town.
- Two other gyms are located in Latifabad near Aisah Park at a driving distance of around 12 minutes. These are Royal Ladies’ Fitness Gym and Muscle Mania Gym.
Moreover, Naveed Wazir Baksh football ground in Latifabad Unit 2 is located at a distance of 3 km from Hussainabad. Niaz Stadium is a drive of 10 minutes from this town. Also, the famous Hyderabad Gymkhana is situated at a driving distance of around 10 to 12 minutes from Hussainabad.
Parks in and near Hussainabad, Hyderabad
Fresh air and a little greenery can work wonders for anyone’s health – both physical and emotional. A residential area with enough parks and trees not just add aesthetic value but offer places to the inhabitants where they can relax and unwind. Luckily, there are several parks near Hussainabad, Hyderabad.
The parks located near this town are:
- Meer Hassanabad is a luscious park located in Latifabad Town at a distance of around 1 km from Hussainabad. Residents of the town love to visit it.
- 3 km from the town on Nasim Nagar Road, two parks namely The City School Park and Public Park are located.
- Shaheed Benazir Bhutto Children Park and New Ghulam Ali Mirnai Parks in Rani Bagh, Qasimabad are a drive of 10 minutes from Hussainabad
- There are several parks located in Latifabad at a distance of around 3 to 4 km. These include Arfa Kareem Family Park, Nursery Family Park and Afza Altaf Public Park.
Other parks include Defence Park in Defence at a driving distance of 10 to 12 minutes from this town. Meanwhile, Cantt Park in Cantonment is a distance of around 6 km from this town. Askari Public Park and Park View Qasimabad are a drive of 10 to 12 minutes.
City Zoo and Rani Bagh Zoo
The City Zoo and Rani Bagh Zoo on Thandi Sarak are a drive of around 10 minutes from this town. These are zoological gardens with a variety of animal and bird collection. The parks are considered a hot tourism spot. Meanwhile, the locals love to visit the place on weekends for recreation purpose.
Salons and Spas near Hussainabad, Hyderabad
While it is said that beauty is in the eyes of the beholder, it is crucial to take care of your natural looks. Therefore, it is always a good idea to pamper yourself at least once a week by visiting your nearby salon. There are many salons and spas located in and near Hussainabad, Hyderabad.
Some of the most popular parlours located nearby include Sylveen beauty parlour on Autobahn Road, which is a drive of merely 5 to 7 minutes from Hussainabad.Several parlours are located in Qasimabad. These are K’s Makeup Studio in near GBM Colony at a distance of 3 km, Johar Beauty Parlour near Government College of Technology, a drive of 8 minutes and New Ideal Beauty Parlour & Training Centre near Main Qasimabad Road, a drive of around 10 minutes from this town.
Ayesha Beauty Parlour and Kasa Bella are located near Qasimabad Bus stop on National Highway. You will reach there in 10 to 12 minutes by car from Hussainabad.
Other salons are located in Latifabad including Moina’s Salon, Fame Beauty Salon and Sapna Beauty Parlours. These are a drive of around 12 to 14 minutes from Hussainabad.
A few top-notch parlours of the city are located in Defence Housing Society (DHA) near Civil Lines. These include The Beauty Bar, Zainab M Beauty Salon and MenzImpression. These salons are located at a distance of around 5 to 6 km.
Moreover, Kappa Cuts Salon and The Cutting Edge Salon on Nasim Nagar Road are located at a distance of about 3 km from this town.
Hussainabad has several important places located nearby. The largest river of Pakistan, Indus River runs close to this town. Many people visit it purely for recreational purposes, which makes it a hot tourism spot. Some people even go there for fishing, especially for palla fish variety.
Located near the Indus River, is the famous park of the city, Mehran Park. Moreover, famous zoological park of Hyderabad, Rani Bagh Zoo is located at a distance of 3 km from this town. Also, located in the vicinity is the ever-popular Meer Hassanabad Park.
Sindh Museum is situated on National Highway in Qasimabad at a driving distance of 8 to 10 minutes from Hussainabad. Locals and tourists alike visit Kotri Bridge built on River Indus frequently.
THINGS TO CONSIDER
Hussainabad, Hyderabad is laced with various utilities and all the desirable amenities. It has a well connected ideal location with important routes and roads located nearby. However, with all the roads running close by, there is a chance of residents experiencing noise pollution due to all the traffic. This may not be the case if the buildings are soundproof and insulated.
While the area is rife with facilities already, the development process is adding further options. This will soon be increasing the commercial value of the town. This can lead to an increase in real estate price trends. The area is considerably affordable at the moment.
Importance of Millat Town, Faisalabad from major locations nearby
- Indus River is located merely 1 km from this town
- National Highway passes at a distance of 2 km from here
- Nasim Nagar Road, a significant and busy route of Hyderabad is less than 1 km away from Hussainabad
- Rani Bagh Zoo is located at a distance of 3 km from this town
- Meer Hassanabad Park is a drive of 5 to 7 minutes form this town
- Gidu Bandar Mental Hospital is located on Gidu Road at a distance of 1 to 2 km from this town
- Bombay Bakery located in Saddar is reachable in 12 to 13 minutes from Hussainabad