Uttara is a town located in northern Thana and a suburb of Dhaka, the capital city of Bangladesh. The town is situated on the road leading to Gazipur, close to Shahjalal International Airport. The area is known for been serene and unpolluted compared to other areas in Dhaka. The town has several market complexes and shopping outlets like Uttara Tower, Rajlaxmi Complex, RAJUK Commercial Complex, Amir Complex, H.M Plaza, Mascot Plaza, Tropical Alaudin Tower and Polwel Carnation. Airlines like United Airways, Regent Airways and Best Air have their head offices on Dhaka-Mymensingh Highway which is the largest highway in Dhaka.
Best Attractions in Uttara
Visit one of Uttara’s community centre such as the Momotaz Malal, Great Hall, White Hall and Ishti Kutum for social events, Ford a leading car manufacturer has its showroom in town, shop at local supermarkets like Nandan Megashop, Shwapno, Meena Bazar and Agora. You will find international ice cream and coffee chains in Uttara.
Tourist can travel within the town in rickshaws, taxis, buses or CNG-driven three wheelers. The town serves as one of the few exits of Dhaka city. Travellers can take taxis for short distance travels to neighbouring communities like Gazipur or Tongi or use local buses. Coaches are available for long distance travellers. Travellers coming to Uttara from within the city must do so on a bus travelling through Khilkhet and the airport to Uttara. Travellers coming into Uttara from southern Bangladesh should alight at the designated stops and take a local bus to Uttara. People coming to Uttara from northern Bangladesh should take a coach that enters Dhaka through Abdullahpur/Tongi.
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