KR Puram, Bengaluru – Neighbourhood Guide

KR Puram is a prime real estate market in Bengaluru. It is a very cosmopolitan neighbourhood comprising of mostly IT professionals. The area has witnessed a massive surge in demand due to its proximity and easy accessibility to the IT hubs and Outer Ring Road. Located in the heart of Bengaluru, connectivity is the premier trait of KR Puram.


KR Puram is located at the junction of the Old Madras Road and the Outer Ring Road, on NH-75.

It is 15 kilometres away from Bengaluru City railway station. Apartments in KR Puram are highly sought after due to its proximity to the international airport and railway station. The area is also known for several flyovers spread across the Outer Ring Road and Bellary Road on NH7. The nearest Namma Metro station is 4 kilometres away at Byappanahalli.

Employment Hubs

Manyata Tech Park at KR Puram is one of the largest IT parks in Asia and home to global companies including Microsoft, IBM, Mcafee Software, Philips, Hitachi, Cisco Rolls-Royce, Nokia Networks, Intel Tech, Samsung, KPMG, Larsen & Toubro Technology Services, and several others. In addition to Manyata Tech Park, KR Puram is in close proximity to Bagmane Tech Park (7 km), International Tech Park (11 km), Wipro Corporate Office (12 km), and Whitefield (14 km). KR Puram is also the headquarters of the Bengaluru East Taluk and is home to several government offices.


KR Puram has some of the best and famous educational institutions. Reputed schools in KR Puram include the Cambridge School, Amara Jyothi Public School, and many other schools affiliated to other boards of education such as Lake Montfort School. KR Puram is also home to many higher learning institutes including Cambridge Institute of Technology, S.E.A. College of Engineering and Garden City College.


There are world-class hospitals in KR Puram including KR Puram Super Speciality Hospital and Sri Ram Hospital. Other notable hospitals are Government Hospital, Sri Ram Hospital, NMPG Hospitals, Ramakrishna Hospitals, and Unique Smiles Multi Speciality Hospitals. There are numerous hospitals, clinics and pharmacies in KR Puram to meet the healthcare needs of the residents.

Shopping & Entertainment

Popular shopping malls in KR Puram include the Gopalan Signature Mall and Orion Mall. Phoenix Marketcity is located in close proximity to KR Puram. The area has good options for shopping whether national and international brands. The locality also has many hypermarkets, supermarkets, and general stores. For entertainment, KR Puram is home to Sri Krishna Theatre and Sri Venkateshwara Theatre. The area also has parks for recreational purposes. The Vengayyana Lake is located nearby, along with the Yelemallappa Shetty Lake, which is located close to Medahalli. KR Puram is also regarded for its weekly market of local produce.

Last updated on January 17, 2020

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