While most are aware of major locations like Cubbon Park and Lalbagh in Bangalore, few know that KR Puram or Krishnarajapuram also offers numerous tourist attractions. These places are however well-known to the local residents and long-time Bangaloreans, adding charm to the lives of those living in and around KR Puram.
Aside from that, this suburban area is a commendable choice for accommodation because living costs are much lower here, along with the location having a great social infrastructure. The strategic location of the Outer Ring Road and the Old Madras Road going through KR Puram links this area to other important hubs and makes it an ideal place to set up a home. There is even a sub-railway station in KR Puram, further adding to the ease of commuting, better connectivity, as well as commercial growth. The international airport is also a mere 40kms away, making KR Puram a great place to live in.
KP Puram is historically famous for its market, the ‘Santhe’, located in 4 acres of land and attracting people from all around; this area is also known for its serenity, greenery as well as numerous lakes. The Vengayyana Lake, as well as the Yele Mallappa Shetty Lake, also adds to the beauty of this area.
The latter lake is well known as a birder’s paradise and makes for a great spot to spend the evening.
Other nearby places to keep visitors entertained include the Laser Castle and the Lumbini Gardens. These places attract children and adults alike with a variety of fun activities on offer. The KR Puram Lake Park built around the Vengaihnakere Lake with its artificial island and facilities for fishing and boating offers its own share of attraction to the visitor. The abundance of greenery and wholesome natural scenery offers respite from the city’s rigors.
And if you are the religious type, you could spend some quality time at the Ragigudda Sri Prasanna Anjaneya temple resting atop a rocky hillock. Dedicated to Lord Hanuman, the temple has its share of interesting legends to keep you fascinated. The grand ISCKON temple and cultural centre here is one of the largest in the world, and a sight to behold.
All this and more makes KR Puram a rapidly-growing residential area. You could check out the luxurious Fortius Waterscape apartments located here, just 6km away from the KR Puram Bridge promising easy connectivity to nearby IT Parks, educational establishments & hospitals. Click here for more information: http://www.fortiuswaterscape.com/.