The layouts and areas that come under East Bangalore include:
Bellandur, Brigade Road, Brookefield, Byatarayanapura, C.V. Raman Nagar, Domlur Layout, Dooravani Nagar, Horamavu, HRBR Layout, Indira Nagar, ITPL Road, Jayamahal Road, Jeevan Bheema Nagar, Kadugodi, Kodihalli, Krishnaraja Puram, Mahadevapura, Marathahalli, Old Airport Road, Ramamurthy Nagar, Thippasandra, Varthur, Vimanapura, Whitefield.
Planned residential apartments, educational institutions, clubs, art houses dot the area Also the place is a tourist favourite for many highlights including lakes like Bellandur Kere, Vatur Kere, Yellamallappachetty Kere etc.
A lot of roads and metro work is happening in East Bangalore to improve the connectivity to the CBD, the International Airport and rest of Bangalore. These include:
Peripheral Ring Road: The 116 km proposed Peripheral Ring Road shall ease the connectivity between Hennur Road, Bellary Road & Old Madras road amongst others.
Metro Rail: 72 kms Metro Rail Phase 2 – A Parallel Line is planned to the North South Corridor, running between Nagawara to Gottigere in the South of Bangalore. On completion of this, commute time between Hennur Road to the southernmost part of the city could come down to a mere 20-30 mins. Moreover, Hennur lies in close proximity to the 31 km mono rail link from JP Nagar to North Bangalore.
High Speed Rail Link: Proposed 33 kms High Speed Rail Link which will connect city centre and International Airport by the year 2016, will have two stops, one at Hebbal and the other at Yelahanka both of which are close to Hennur Road.
Malls and hospitality projects are expected to increase the development potential in the region. These include Kirloskar Mall, dElements Mall on Thanisandra Road, an upcoming mall on Banaswadi Main Road, hotels like JW Marriott, Vivanta by Taj, The Zuri and Trident. In addition, there are many restaurants, pubs, cafes and lounges.
A number of educational institutions and engineering colleges are located in East Bangalore. Hospitals Like Baptist Hospital, Columbia Asia, Chinmaya Mission Hospital, Manipal Hospital, Cloud Nine, etc. Even the Bangalore International Airport is almost a part of Bangalore East.
There are many beautiful lakes such as Bellandur Kere, Vartur Kere, Yellamallappachetty Kere, Nagawara lake and KR Puram Kere. Tourist areas like Lumbini Gardens has been developed on the Nagawara lake front. Recently a floating restaurant was added here. The fact that East Bangalore has a lot of green cover and parks is also enticing for people looking to settle down.
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