is a commercial as well a residential locality of Bengaluru. It is closely located to the Southern region of Bengaluru, bodering Jayanagar
. Known to be one of the oldest cities in Bengaluru, the city houses DVG market, one of the oldest commercial streets.
The area is well-connected and easily accessible public transport. There is a 60 kilometres distance between the Bommanahalli
towards the Basavanagudi
. Driving down to Basavanagudi
will take you around one and a half hour from city centre.
The area is worth living in if you are planning to buy or even rent a property. The area has sprawling residential and commercial properties. Some of the well-known businesses of Basavanagudi
are Vidyarthi Bhavan, Highland Traders and Siddoji Rao and Sons. Some of the notable institutions include Indian Institute of World Culture, Gokhale Institute of Arts and Public Affairs, BMS College of Engineering, National College of Basavanagudi
and Acharya Pathshala Public Institute.
The social infrastructure here is well-developed. The area now has just one municipality, instead of two different municipalities. This was made possible through passing of Municipal Corporation Act that helped in uniting the two separate municipalities. This led to a massive and rapid growth of various civic activities within the city. There was also a rise in the civic bodies.
Earlier city planning and infrastructures was built by Kempe Gowda 1. Various towns were divided into localities with various areas that are intended for various tradesmen and artisans. There are many healthcare clinics and physicians or nurses in the Basavanagudi
town. The city has seen a rapid development with the set up of various healthcare centers and hospitals to assist patients.