Dhaka Market Off Day | Weekly Closed Day [Market Closed in Dhaka City]

Dhaka city is the center of Bangladesh. As a capital, there are endless shopping centers. Hence, the traffic is dreadfully congested. For this reason, Dhaka city has been divided into zones. And depending on it, the shopping centers are closed. What is the Dhaka market off-day list? Which day is Dhaka market off day? In this article, we will discuss the closing days in depth.

Dhaka City provides the livelihood of thousands of lives. And thousands live here. So, it is not a high algorithm because the traffic is so heavy here. To get out of the misery the government has decided to close the market every week.

It is done by dividing the zone. There are seven zones. Each zone has its closing day. Here on, we will provide accurate information on the Dhaka market closing day. So, stay with us till the end of the article.

What Is The Dhaka Market Off Day?

Dhaka city is always awake. If one part of the city is closed, then the other part is not. By governments, to quiet down the city, there are certain off days. These days are off depending on the zones. There are seven zones. Below, we will be discussing the closing of the zones associated with the shopping centers.

  • Zone 1 Market Closed in Dhaka City
  • Zone 2 Dhaka Shopping Complex Weekly Closed Day
  • Zone 3 Dhaka Market Off Day Schedule
  • Zone 4 Weekly Off Day
  • one 5 Market Closed in Dhaka City
  • Zone 6 Dhaka City Market Weekend
  • Zone 7 Dhaka City Market Off Day

List Of Market Closing Date In Dhaka City

Dhaka is known as the crowdest city in Bangladesh. Hence, the Government has commenced a Dhaka closing day scheme. The markets and shopping malls are open in the rest of Dhaka city. Below is a list of Dhaka market weekly closed days.

ZoneAreaShopping centers & MarketsClosed Full dayClosed Half-day
Zone 1Khaja Mainuddun Chisti RoadAlam SupermarketFridaySaturday
Zone 1Shahid Faroque RoadSamad supermarketFridaySaturday
Zone 1Shahid Faroque RoadIdris supermarketFridaySaturday
Zone 1Doyagonj New RoadDoyagonj BazaarFridaySaturday
Zone 1Chawk Bazar Shahi Masjid RoadChawk BazaarFridaySaturday
Zone 1Babu Bazar BridgeBabu BazaarFridaySaturday
Zone 1Babu Bazar BridgeNaya BazaarFridaySaturday
Zone 1GulistanGulistan Hawkers Market (south)FridaySaturday
Zone 1PhulberiPhulbari MarketFridaySaturday
Zone 1IslampurClothes stores in IslampurFridaySaturday
Zone 1Bangla BazarBook markets in Bangla BazarFridaySaturday
Zone 2Palash NagarMollah TowerSundayMonday
Zone 2KuniaAl-Amin SupermarketSundayMonday
Zone 2RampuraRampura SupermarketSundayMonday
Zone 2MalibaghMalibagh SupermarketSundayMonday
Zone 2TikatukiKamal Stadium marketSundayMonday
Zone 2BanasreeMeradia BazarSundayMonday
Zone 2Jatra bariDhaka Shopping centerSundayMonday
Zone 2ShonirakhraMitali and Friends Supermarket  SundayMonday
Zone 3MoghbazarCentury MarketThursdayFriday
Zone 3West MalibaghMouchak MarketThursdayFriday
Zone 3West MalibaghAnarkali MarketThursdayFriday
Zone 3Shahid Sangbadik Selina Parvin RoadBishal centerThursdayFriday
Zone 3ShantinagarConcord Twin TowersThursdayFriday
Zone 3Shanti Nagar RoadEastern PlusThursdayFriday
Zone 3VIP RoadJonaki SupermarketThursdayFriday
Zone 3VIP RoadGazi BhabanThursdayFriday
Zone 3PaltanPaltan SupermarketThursdayFriday
Zone 3Bangabandhu AvenueStadium market-1ThursdayFriday
Zone 3Bangabandhu AvenueStadium market- 2ThursdayFriday
Zone 3GulistanGulistan complexThursdayFriday
Zone 3TopkhanaBaitul Mukarram MarketThursdayFriday
Zone 3ShahbaghAziz Cooperative MarketThursdayFriday
Zone 3VIP RoadPolwel SupermarketThursdayFriday
Zone 3RamnaRamna BhabanThursdayFriday
Zone 4Tejturi BazarBashundhara City Shopping HallTuesdayWednesday
Zone 4New Supermarket RoadNew Supermarket  TuesdayWednesday
Zone 4Newmarket RoadGausia MarketTuesdayWednesday
Zone 4DhanmondiHawkers MarketTuesdayWednesday
Zone 4Chaak Bazar Shahi Masjid RoadNoorjahan MarketTuesdayWednesday
Zone 4DhanmondiARA Shopping CentreTuesdayWednesday
Zone 4DhanmondiOrchard PointTuesdayWednesday
Zone 4DhanmondiRapa PlazaTuesdayWednesday
Zone 4DhanmondiOrchid PlazaTuesdayWednesday
Zone 4MirpurMetro Shopping mallTuesdayWednesday
Zone 4ShukrabadPrince plazaTuesdayWednesday
Zone 4DhanmondiShimanto SquareTuesdayWednesday
Zone 4Satmasjid RoadAnam Rangs PlazaTuesdayWednesday
Zone 4Karwan Bazar RoadKarwan BazarTuesdayWednesday
Zone 4MirpurChandni Chowk MarketTuesdayWednesday
Zone 4Green RoadGreen Super MarketTuesdayWednesday
Zone 4MirpurNew MarketTuesdayWednesday
Zone 5MohammadpurMohammadpur Town Hall MarketThursdayFriday
Zone 5MohammadpurKrishi MarketThursdayFriday
Zone 5LalmatiaAarongThursdayFriday
Zone 5TejgaonBRTC MarketThursdayFriday
Zone 5ShyamoliShyamoli Hall MarketThursdayFriday
Zone 5MIrpurMuktiJoddha SupermarketThursdayFriday
Zone 5MirpurMukto Bangla Shopping ComplexThursdayFriday
Zone 5MirpurShah Ali SupermarketThursdayFriday
Zone 5MirpurMirpur stadium marketThursdayFriday
Zone 6AgargaonBCS Computer CitySundayMonday
Zone 6PallabiPallabi shopping complexSundayMonday
Zone 6MirpurMirpur Benaroshi PalliSundayMonday
Zone 6PurabiPurabi SupermarketSundayMonday
Zone 6GulshanDCC Market in Gulshan -1, 2SundayMonday
Zone 6BananiBanani SupermarketSundayMonday
Zone 6Kachukhet RoadTamanna ComplexSundayMonday
Zone 7KurilJamuna Future ParkWednesdayThursday
Zone 7AsuliaRajdhani SupermarketWednesday  Thursday  
Zone 7Sonargaon JanapathNorth TowerWednesdayThursday

Zone 1: Market Closed in Dhaka City

Zone 1 is in the south of Dhaka city. Zone one consists of Bangla Bazar, Bangsal, Dholaikhal, Gandaria, Gulistan, Jatrabari and wari. Alongside with it are Patuatuli, Shyambazar,ahsan Manzil, Lalbagh, Nawabpur, Chankharpur and Tipu sultan road.

So, markets and shopping centers in these areas are fully closed on Friday. Hence, on other days the markets will be operational from 10 am to 8 pm. Furthermore, the markets are closed for half day on Saturday. Hence, they will be operational from 10 am to 2 pm in a half day.

Zone 2: Dhaka Weekly Closed Day

Zone 2 covers Rampura, Banashree, Khilgaon, Goran. It also consists of Malibagh, Bashabo, Madertek, Mugda, Manda, sabuj ganj. Apart from that the east side of Kamalpur, Manik Nagar, Dhalpur, and Saidapur are included. Furthermore, the sides of Jatrabari, Demra, Sahnir Akhra, Rayerbagh, Shankarpur, and Dania are also in zone 2.

This area is Closed fully on Sunday. So all operations will cease to exist. But on Monday, the markets will be open from 10 am to 2 pm. So, Monday is considered a half-day. 

Zone 3: Dhaka Market Off Day Schedule

Zone 3 is mainly popular for Dhaka university, Viqarunnisa noon School & College (Main Branch), and Eden College. The area also covers Eskaton, Moghbazar, Bailey Road, Siddheswari, Malibagh, Shahjahanpur, Shaheed Bagh, Shantibagh, Shantinagar, fakirapul, Paltan, Motijheel, Tikatuli, Gopibagh, Arambagh.

Besides that Shegunbagicha, kakrail, Bijoynagar, Topkhana Road, Press Club, High Court Bazaar are in this zone. The north side of Gulistan, Ramna Park, Suhrawardy udyan are also included in this zone. And not to forget, Shishu Park is also in Zone 3. So, if you want to take kids out to the park, make sure of the day.

As zone 3 is closed fully on Thursday. And only operational for half-day on Friday.

Zone 4: Weekly Off Day

Zone 4 incorporates Kathalbagan, Karwan Bazar, Hatirpul, Manik Mia Avenue, Rajabazar, Indira  Road, Tejturi Bazar, Farm Gate. It also consists of a section of Tejagaon, Nilkhet,Kataban, Elephant road ,Kalabagan,Dhanmondi, Hajaribagh, Jigatala, Peelkhana and Pilkhana. Also not to forget a section of Lalmatia.

There are a lot of supermarkets and markets here. So, locals and tourists are always drawn here. Be it seasonal shopping or a wedding. You can always find your type of clothing. Also, bargaining is considered a talent in this area.

Advice to our shopaholics, sharpen your bargaining before coming here.  The markets in this are closed on Tuesday and operational for a half-day on Wednesday.

Zone 5: Market Closed in Dhaka City

Next is zone 5. This area covers Adabor, Asad Gate, Mohammadpur, Gabtoli, Shyamali, Mirpur, Kalyanpur, Mirpur Zoo Area, and lalmatia. Furthermore, Dhaka zoo is in this zone. So, it’s a spot of attraction for spectators. 

This zone has two days off. One day is a half-day, which is Friday. And Thursday is a Full day.

Zone 6: Dhaka City Market Weekend

Zone 6 concludes Agargaon, cantonment, Taltola, Sher-e-Bangla Nagar, Shewrapara, Kazipara, Mirpur 10-14, Ibrahimpur, Kachukhet, Kafrul, Mohakhali, Dohs, Kakoli, Tejgaon old airport area, Tejgaon industrial area, and Mohakhali.

This area has an intercity bus terminal. Hence this is the center of the commute. The markets in this area are closed on Sunday and the half-day is on Monday.

Zone 7: Dhaka City Market Off Day

Zone 7 is known for its trading establishments. It consists of Badda -Madhya, Uttar, Jagannathpur, Bashundhara, Ashkona, Satarkul, Shahzadpur, Kuril, Nikunja 1, 2, Khilkhet, Dokkhinkhan, Joar Sahara.

Alongside that, the south side of Tongi bridge and airport road also consists of this zone.

Just like other zones, this one has its closing day.  Wednesday is the full day off. Whereas, Thursday is a half-day.

Final Words:

Dhaka market has definite closing days on a weekday. So, before going out to commence your shopping spree, check the closed days. As we don’t want the hard-earned free time to go to waste. We hope you invest your time fruitfully. So, the above article has pointed out all the relative information about Dhaka Market Off Day.

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