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13 Major Roads of DHA Karachi


13 Major Roads of DHA Karachi

1. Korangi Road/National Highway

Korangi Road connects DHA to Shahrah-e-Faisal near the Finance and Trade Centre, Karachi on one side and Korangi Industrial Area on the other. It runs in Phase I and Phase II.

2. Sunset Boulevard

Sunset Boulevard connects DHA to Mai Kolachi on one side and meets Korangi Road on the other side. Sunset Boulevard runs in Phase II.

3. Khayaban-e-Shamsheer

Khayaban-e-Shamsheer meets up with Gizri Boulevard on one end and Beach Avenue on the other. It runs perpendicular to Khayaban-e-Hafiz. Landmarks on Khayaban-e-Shamsheer include the Saudi Embassy. It runs in Phase V.

4. Khayaban-e-Ittehad

Khayaban-e-Ittehad meets up with Korangi Road on one side and Seaview Road on the other. Khayaban-e-Ittehad curves shortly after its intersection with 5th street and from that point onwards, runs at an angle of 45 degrees from the vertical. It meets most of the roads that run in DHA. It runs in Phase VI, Phase VII & Phase VIII.

5. Khayaban-e-Hafiz

Khayaban-e-Hafiz is continuous with Chaudri Khaliq-uz-Zaman Road on one side and goes deep into Phase VIII on the other side. Landmarks on Khayaban-e-Hafiz include the Saudi Embassy and the Sultan Masjid. Hafiz runs in Phase V, Phase VI and Phase VIII.

6. Khayaban-e-Shaheen

Khayaban-e-Shaheen runs parallel to Khayaban-e-Hafiz. It is continuous with Zamzama Boulevard on one side and passes through ‘Creek City‘ on the other side. Landmarks on Khayaban-e-Shaheen include Shaikh Zaid’s ‘Mehel’. Shaheen runs in Phase V, Phase VI and Phase VIII

7. Gizri

Gizri is mainly a commercial road. Gizri is continuous with Khayaban-e-Hafiz on one side and Chaudry Khaliq-uz-Zaman Road on the other. Landmarks on Gizri include the ‘Submarine Chowk’. Gizri has its own system of streets and lanes, known as the ‘Gizri Streets’ and ‘Gizri Lanes’. It runs in Phase IV.

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8. Zamzama

Zamzama is another commercial road that is continuous with Khayaban-e-Shaheen on one side and ends at ‘Two Talwar’ on the other side. Zamzama also has its own system of streets and lanes, known as ‘Commercial lanes‘ and ‘Zamzama streets‘. It runs in Phase V.

Zamzama street is home to Karachi’s most elite designer shops for clothes, shoes and accessories. It also has a number of high end restaurants and coffee shops which are popular hang out spots for the rich and the fashionable residing in the posh neighborhood of DHA

9. Khayaban-e-Bahria

Khayaban-e-Bahria runs perpendicular to Khayaban-e-Hafiz. It meets up with Khayaban-e-Ittehad on one side and Seaview Road on the other. Landmarks on Khayaban-e-Bahria include the Sultan Masjid. It runs in Phase V and Phase VII.

10. 26th Street

26th street runs parallel to Khayaban-e-Hafiz. It meets up with Abdullah Shah Ghazi road/Shahrah-e-Firdousi on one side and goes deep into Phase VIII on the other. 26th street runs in Phase V, Phase VI and Phase VIII.

11. Seaview Road/Beach Avenue

Seaview Road runs along the sea, hence its name. Seaview Road connects Defence with Mai Kolachi on one side and goes deep into Phase VIII on the other side. Seaview Road runs in Phase V, Phase VI and Phase VIII.

12. Commercial Avenue

Commercial Avenue runs parallel to Khayaban-e-Hafiz. It meets up with Khayaban-e-Jami on one side and Khayaban-e-Ittehad on the other. Commercial Avenue has its own system of streets and lanes, known as ‘Commercial Streets‘ and ‘Commercial Lanes‘.

Commercial Avenue is also known as the ‘Naalay Walee Sarak‘ (road with the drainage line) because a drain runs through the middle of the road. Landmarks on Commercial Avenue include the Imam Bargha and the DHA School Phase IV branch. Commercial Avenue runs through Phase IV and Phase VI.

13. Zulfiqar Street 1

Zulfiqar Street 1 starts at Khayaban-e-Ittehad and ends at Seaview Road. Creek Club, Marina Club, Carlton Hotel, Area 51 and Golf Club are all located on Zulfiqar Street 1. Zulfiqar Street 1 also meets up with Creek City. It runs through Phase VIII..

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