sutrapur area guide
sutrapur zamindar palace
revati mohan das house
ahsan manzil

Sutrapur, Dhaka

Sutrapur is one of the renowned thanas of Dhaka district. Sutrapur is surrounded by Paltan thana, Motijheel thana, and Sabujhbagh thana on the north; Keranigonj upazila on the south; Kotwali and Bangshal thana on the west; and Sabujhbagh, Jatrabari, and Gendaria thana on the east. It is an area of 2.08 square kilometers (0.80 sq mi). Sutrapur Thana has a population of 211,210, an average household size of 4.9 persons, and an average literacy rate of 79.9%, compared to the national average of 51.8%. Sutrapur has some of the city’s oldest enterprises. Call Ready was founded in 1948 as Arju Light House, a tiny business that hired lights and photographs for celebrations. They quickly expanded into microphones and loudspeakers, providing them for several significant political gatherings and rallies. As of 2017, they still had an establishment in Lakhsmibazar. Sutrapur is home to some of the city’s oldest and most prestigious institutions, including Government Shaheed Suhawardy College, St. Gregory’s High School, Dhaka Collegiate School, Muslim Government High School, and Pogose School. There are some issues to be considered about Sutrapur, including underdevelopment areas, teen gangs, crime control, pollution, gathering, etc. Overall, it is a place where a family can have everything it needs, but for a sound sleep, this place needs more concentration.

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City Insights

tick iconThe area has some amazing landmarks, including Lalbag Fort and Ahsan Manzil, that attract tourists and locals and resemble a glimpse of Dhaka’s storied past.
tick iconThe place has its share of both affluent and low-income residents.
tick iconThe place serves as a wonderful commercial hub, with vibrant markets like ChawkBazar. Everything you need for your daily life, you can get easily accessible here.
tick iconIt has access to roads and highways. Normal buses and rickshaws are available here.
tick iconIt is like a home to various mosques, temples, and other places for worship. Even though it is famous for its beliefs and practices in religion and spiritual activities.

Known Landmarks

  • Sutrapur Zamindar Palace

  • Revati Mohan Das House

  • Sadarghat

  • Ahsan Manzil

  • Government Shaheed Suhawardy College

  • Sutrapur Bus Stop


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Bus Routes

Motijheel - Sutrapur
Gulistan - Sutrapur
Sutrapur - Babu Bazar
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Nearest Train Stations

Gendaria Rail Station
Kamalapur Railway Station

New Developments

tick iconLGED design unit’s Architects and Engineers have developed three designs for Dhalpur, Dayagonj and Sutrapur.

What’s great here?

tick iconSutrapur is very popular for having historical landmarks.
tick iconLike other places in Dhaka, Sutrapur is a melting pot of cultures, religions and traditions.
tick iconThis place seems sound culturally, with people from various backgrounds and ethnicities living together peacefully. People here do celebrate Shakrain, which is one of the most hyped festivals.
tick iconSutrapur has vibrant local markets and eateries, including the most top-notch ChawkBazar, where people can taste authentic Bangladeshi cuisine and shop for various goods, including fresh produce, handicrafts, and textiles.
tick iconThe place offers opportunities for exploration and discovering hidden gems by interacting with locals and gaining insights into the actual lifestyle of Dhaka people.
tick iconSutrapur is still underdeveloped in some areas, but people still live here, creating special bonds with each other.

What needs attention?

tick iconTraffic Control
tick iconCongested Area
tick iconInadequate infrastructure
tick iconCrime control
tick iconRoads and sanitation
tick iconPollution of water and air
tick iconWaste management

Neighbourhood Rating


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Connectivity & Commute4.5 out of 5
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Lifestyle & Facilities4.5 out of 5
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Safety & Security4 out of 5
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Environment2.5 out of 5

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