Dhanmondi 27

Dhanmondi Road no 27 of Dhanmondi, is a very important place. Along with series of apartments building there is a huge number of business and shopping centers built by developers which distorted the residential nature of Dhanmondi and turned the suburb into a commercial area. A few years ago it was a very quiet but now traffic-jams have become a big problem especially at school opening and closing times. There is a number of English mediem schools in the are. Students are transported to and from school by car. Moreover there few no parking space in the area. The footpath is generally used for parking, which makes people suffer. Despite high rents of this area the institutions, super shop, restaurant, banks, clinic, college and private universities have all established themselves in this expanding business zone. PQS, Meena Bazar and Nandan are well known and pioneer shopping markets situated here. Fish, meat, vegetables, rice, stationery item, grocery items and all kinds of daily needs, including local and imported products on sales in these modern shopping centers. Up-markets, modern and well-known restaurants can be found in this area. Xindian, Xenial, Candle light, Cheers, Nando's are the most important of them. Rapa Plaza, on of the first and most famous of the Dhaka city is built in Dhanmondi-27. Branch of bank HSBC Bank (including the ATM booth ), Arena Multimedia, private hospitals, and Grameen Phone offices are located here. The Bangla Art Gallery is close to Drik Gallery. These to galleries play an important role in the cultural and visual arts development of Bangladesh, allowing the country to present herself on the global stage with dignity. Dhanmondi-27 is an important area because it allows us to understand how modern Dhakai life has evolved. The area also reminds us that consumerism has become important in many sections of Dhakai society.