Harlur is a residential area situated in the southwestern region Bengaluru. It is surrounded with Harlur Road, Sarjapur Main Road, Central Jail Road and Silver Country Road from four sides. Rainbow drive, Halanayakanahalli, Kodandarama Nagar, Amrita Nagar, Choodasandra, Parappana Agrahara, Somasundarapalya etc. are some of the localities around Harlur.
Harlur is nearly three kilometres away from Electronics City Flyover and can be reached via Kudlu Main Road, Parappana, Agrahara Main Road and Central Jail Road. Sarjapur Main Road connects it directly to NH 7 from North. The residents can access Kaikodrahalli Bus Station and Kasavanahalli Bus station, Bovi Colony Bus station and Parappana Agrahara Bus Station on Central Jail Road, and Harlur Bus Station on Harlur Road. People can access the Carmelaram Railway Station through Sarjapur Main Road, which is at a distance of four kilometres from centre of Harlur. The main station of Bellandur can be reached from Harlur via NH7.
Harlur is a residentially locality with Lakedew Residency Phase 2, Royal Palacid Layout, Reliable Lifestyle Layout, Habitat Celeste, IAS Layout, Lakeshore Homes and Ambalipura as some of the major projects here. Royal Placid and Lakedew are on Harlur Road while most of the colonies fall near Central Jail Road.
Harlur is a developed area as there are many convenient stores, salons, petrol pump, ATMs, hospitals, pharmacies, malls, theatres, restaurants and cafes, bars and night clubs etc. Harlur has a vast network of schools and educational institutes including Aurino Academy, Sadhguru Sainath International School, Bachpan Play School, Cambridge International School, BRS Global School, Kidzee, Anand Shiksha Kendra, Orchids International School, Lullaby Kids Pre School, Vivero International Pre School, Government Primary School , Sri Nanda Gokul, and Narayan Olympiad School. These schools are affiliated to either CBSE or ICSE board with English as medium of education.
There are about 13 hospitals and clinics in the area with three pharmacies. The main hospitals of the area include Dr. Levine Memorial Hospital, Narayana Multispecialty Hospital, Sparsh Clinic, Yantra Foundations, Fortis Health World Stanford Speciality Hospital, among others.
It has many banks in the area with branches of leading banks including Kotak Mahindra Bank, State Bank of Mysore, Karnataka Bank, South Indian Bank, ICICI Bank, State Bank of Hyderabad etc. Harlur has many shopping malls in its vicinity and around its area, namely Central Mall, Total Super Store, Reliance Footprint, Cycle Magic, Max Fashion.