Hazratganj is one of the oldest areas of Lucknow and is a major shopping district of the city. Apart from the old bazaars, the area has numerous theatres, hotels, offices, restaurants and shopping complexes. The area is situated at the intersection of several national highways, namely NH 24, 24B 25 and 28. The area including the crossings is under the heritage zone in Lucknow. A station has been proposed for the area under the Lucknow Metro Network.
Hazratganj has numerous apartments for sale that are ready for possession and under construction. Some of the top builders working on Hazratganj real estate are Shri Balaji Construction, Rohtas, Unitech, Eldeco, Halwasiya and Shalimar. The configurations offered for Hazratganj property are 1, 2, 3 and 4 BHK and they measure between 500 and 3500 per sq ft. The average price of property in Hazratganj is Rs 6500 per sq ft. The lowest rate offered for property in the area is by Shri Infratech’s Shri Ram Apartments at Rs 3000 per sq ft while the highest asking price is from Shalimar’s Shalimar Grand, at Rs 8500 per sq ft.
There are several shopping areas in Hazratganj, including the Sahara Ganj Mall which houses the PVR multiplex. The Naza Market is the largest market for IT and computer goods in UP, next to only Nehru Place in New Delhi. Various schools established by the British are located in Hazratganj such as La Martiniere Girls’ College, La Martiniere Boys’ College, St. Francis’ College, Loreto Girls’ College and Christ Church College.