Area Guide

About Basabo

Basabo is a reflection of the bustling city of Dhaka. The area is densely populated but quite popular for its affordable housing facilities. Being close to Motijheel, one of the most important areas of Dhaka, the remnants of Motijheel can also be found in Badda.

Properties in Basabo

Basabo has grown as a desirable locality in terms of housing facilities, thanks to the Navana Silver Dale and Chayabeethi Eastern Housing Project. However, there are also opportunities for new housing projects in Basabo. Hence, the demand for Badda from residential developers is also very high. Apart from Basabo housing, there are large corporate hubs like Motijheel. Due to its proximity to the commercial area, the demand for commercial properties is also high here. Many reputed developer groups are constructing buildings here. They are always ready to provide any facility at a reasonable price. Bank offices-courts are quite noticeable in this area. Aside from this, various fast food chains and shopping malls have developed here.


The most important part of Basabo’s connectivity is the area adjacent to Dharmarajika Buddhist Temple. From this place, it is possible to travel to Motijheel, Gulistan, Dakshin Banshri, Syedabad, Khilgaon, and Rampura. Since the opening of the Khilgaon flyover, the traffic congestion in this area has been reduced quite a bit. In recent times, a well-developed transport system has been developed with South Dhaka along with Basabo.

Educational institutions

In terms of educational institutions, the Basabo area is quite suitable. As Motijheel is very close, the people of Basabo can take advantage in all aspects. Among the educational institutions located in the area, the notable ones are Motijheel Model School, Kadamtala School, Basabo Girls High School, Sabujbagh Government College, Imperial School etc. There are several English and Bengali medium schools in Basabo.

Medical facilities

The presence of several medical institutions including Central Basabo General Hospital, Basabo Diabetic Hospital, Center for Health, and VSS Eye Hospital have all made this area more complete. Furthermore, Islami Bank Medical Center has also recently opened here.


Basabo has sand fields and Basabo fields. In the afternoon, the fields are full of sports. Social and political events are held here throughout the year. Also, this area is great for a morning walk or an evening stroll.

Mosques and religious institutions

The area is a symbol of religious harmony with the combination of mosques, temples and monasteries. Mosques are within reach throughout the area. Dharmarajika Buddhist Monastery is an important religious establishment in Basabo. It was established as the first Buddhist monastery after the partition of India in 1947.


To the north of Basabo are Khilgaon, Rampura, and Malibagh,  and to the southwest are Motijheel, Kamlapur and Mugda areas. Basabo’s transportation with the southern part of Dhaka is very good. The development of roads in this area has also going on extensively.

Food and restaurants

Basabo area has numerous food, hotels and restaurants. Basabo has a special importance for foodies. The Sizzle Restaurant, Fish House, AC Food Palace, Cafe Mermaid, Red Hot Chicken Biryani & Kebab House, Kebabwala are all very famous.


All the famous brands like Arang, Apex, La Rive have outlets in the area. There are also super shops like Meena Bazar, Swapn. Even if there is no such big shopping mall, any shopping needs can be met from this area.

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