Area Guide

About Wari

Wari has been a mix of tradition and modernity since the British period. Wari is one of the main areas of old Dhaka. Wari has been the first choice for upper class people for a long time. Old Dhaka means business and noise. Therefore, Wari has gained a good name as a commercial area. Currently, this area is quite big. Residential and commercial expansion is noticeable in the area.

Properties in Wari

The residents of Wari have been living together for many years. Newcomers are also mixing with them, so excellent social bonds are observed among the residents of Wari. Anyone will fall under the spell of this area within a few days. Most of the families of Wari are large families, but small single families are also leaning towards Wari. Wari is a unique name as a residential area. The area is undergoing a lot of development with old buildings being demolished and new buildings being built. The Wari area is divided into two parts. Property rents in New Wari are comparatively higher than Old Wari. Commercial properties and community centers are also quite present in Wari.


Due to commercial reasons, Wari has a good transportation system with Motijheel, the main commercial area of ​​the country, and the people of the entire Wari area are enjoying that benefit. From here, direct communication is possible with about 32 districts of the South West region of the country. The bus stand is next to the Wari Jai Kali temple. From there, Basabo, it is very easy to travel to Khilgaon, Shanir Akhra, Jatrabari, Mirpur, Narayanganj. In addition, intercity bus services depart from Postgola bus stand to various destinations. Transportation is not only by land, but also by sea. If you want, you can travel by boat through Keraniganj. All in all, the residents of Wari are nice. Enjoy the benefits of its wonderful transportation.

Educational institutions

There are several reputed educational institutions in Wari. Apart from the English medium schools like the British Standard School and Academy, Wari also has Bengali medium schools like Sher-e-Bangla Nagar Madhyamik Balika Vidyalaya. Central Women’s University is also located in this area. For younger students, there is the Sunbins KG School, Silverdale Preparatory and Girls High School.

Medical facilities

As several medical institutions are located in the vicinity of Wari, the residents of Wari benefit from this very well. Salahuddin Specialized Hospital is a trusted institution for the people of Wari. Also, medical institutions like Shaheed Khaleeq-Ibrahim General Hospital and National Healthcare Network Centre are also available in Wari. Apart from health care pharmacy, there are also many small and big pharmacies in Wari.


The Bangabandhu National Stadium is next to Wari. Therefore, Wari is a trusted place for people who love sports and entertainment. You can visit Baldha Garden and Botanical Garden on a lazy day. These two gardens are also very popular among plant lovers.

Mosques and religious institutions

People of different religions are noticeable recently in Wari. There are mosques like the Wari Jame Masjid and the Masjid Un Noor. There is the country-famous Kali temple in Wari. Christian churches can also be seen here. Because of the Dhaka Christian Cemetery, Christian people have a lot of traffic in Wari. This place is different for them, a place of dignity.


Despite being an old area, Wari is unique due to its strong transportation system. Kamalapur, Gopibagh, Gulistan and Motijheel are all in the south.

Food and restaurants

Wari is famous for its Biryani and various dishes of Dhaka. That’s why all the famous restaurants are established here. There are good places for foreign food like KFC and Pizza Hut in Wari. Chain foodsuch as Papai’s, Secret Recipe, Tune and Bites brunch can be found in Wari.


Wari has outlets of famous brands including La Rive, Cat’s Eye, Time Zone, and Bata. The Rajdhani Super Market is also located near Wari. As such, Wari is a reliable area for shopping.

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