Galadimawa – Neighbourhood Guide

 Galadimawa is located  in  Phase 3 district of Abuja which is fast becoming popular for those looking to live in Abuja. If you’re considering moving to Abuja and seeking a relatively  affordable place to live , then Galadimawa should be on your list.This guide will take you through everything you need to know about this district, from its property market to the hangout spots in Galadimawa.


Notable Landmarks in the area include Amssco shopping complex, Galadimawa Mosque, African University of Science and technology, Galadimawa round about, Opique event center, FCT Customary court Galadimawa.

Getting Around Galadimawa

Galadimawa’s strategic location near the Lokogoma Expressway makes it easily accessible to neighbouring towns and key areas within Abuja.Galadimawa is bordered on the north by Games Village, on the northeast by Duboyi, on the west by Lokogoma, and on the north west by both Gwarinpa and Life Camp. Whether you need to get to the Central business district or catch a flight from Azikiwe International Airport, you’ll find it easy and quick from Galadimawa.

Major roads in the area include , inner southern expressway that passes through the city from Phase I to Phase IV and connects to the Outer Southern Expressway, Umaru Musa Yar’Adua road that connects to the central business district and the Kado-Galadimawa road that Connects Galadimawa to Kado and other areas. Popular roads within the area include River Niger Street , Idanre Hills Street , zuma rock crescent.


Galadimawa has lots to offer people who enjoy shopping. There are several active markets in the district, notably the popular Karmo Market in Phase 3.The area also has several  supermarkets like Thank God Supermarket, Judies Superstores, Sunny King supermarket, AZ supermarket ,and Haymarket Grocery store and Pharmacy. There’s also Spar mount view mall that has all you need under one roof  about 15 minutes from Galadimawa.

Barvij International school


 Some notable schools in the area include Barvij international school which runs a British curriculum, World Builders International School, Lawrant Schools, and Brighton Heights Academy are other schools in the district. There’s also the Government owned L.E.A Galadimawa Primary School.


Healthcare facilities around the area include Phemzy Hospital and Maternity, DIFF Medical Center Gudu, and H Victory International Hospital.

Recreation and Entertainment

For relaxation or a nice place to hang out with friends that offers lots of activities, there’s Sunnyvale Estate playground or Lily of De Valley Garden and Event Center.

For the nightlife, C-Palms Lounge gardens and events  is located just before Sunnyvale Estate. It has  a serene environment where you can drink , eat , hang out, or organize your event. Don’t forget to try their peppered goat meat when you visit.

Calm Down Tavern and Lounge is the top spot for nightlife in Galadimawa. It has  well-stocked bar, a grilling area, a shisha corner,karaoke nights and more. Their spicy chicken wings and Arabian tea are absolute must-have

If you’re seeking a cozy atmosphere to enjoy your drink , eat and unwind, Steelbox Lounge is the place to be.

Property and Housing

Galadimawa has a range of  budget friendly housing options, comparable to other Phase 3 districts in Abuja. Investors and real estate developers have recognized the potential  of this district due to its location near the Lokogoma expressway ,and have been flocking to the district to contruct homes that cater to the growing demand for housing near the city center. As a result, property prices are expected to rise in the coming years as demand continues to increase.

Estates in Galadimawa include  Brains & Hammers Estate, Harmony Estate, Maccido Royal Estate,Sam Nujoma Housing Estate, Sunny Vale Estate, Sun City  Estate, Royal Homes Estate.

You can get a 2 bedroom house for rent in Galadimawa for around ₦1,500,000. Rent for a 3 bedroom flat for starts at ₦2,000,000 upwards, a duplex for around ₦3,500,000.

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