Bashundhara City is a shopping mall in Dhaka, and the second largest shopping mall in Bangladesh with a gross leasable area of 191,200 square feet. Opened to the public on 6 August 2004, the mall located in Panthapath, near Kawran Bazar. Bashundhara City is 19 stories tall, of which 8 are used for the mall and the remainder as the corporate headquarters of the Bashundhara Group.
The mall has space for 2,325 retail stores and cafeterias and has a large underground gymnasium, a multiplex movie theater, a top-floor food court, an ice skating rink, and a theme park. The fully air-conditioned shopping mall with rooftop gardens is considered a modern symbol of the emerging city of Dhaka. Bashundhara City is one of the largest shopping malls in South Asia: up to 50,000 people visit daily.
It is the first modern mall in the city, designed by the principal architect Mustapha Khalid Palash and Mohammad Foyez Ullah of Vistaara.