is located in the eastern part of central Kolkata
and lies adjacent to neighbourhoods of Taltala
, Topisa, Ballygunge
, Bhowanipore and Park Street
. The locality comprises many residences, schools, colleges, and small local businesses etc. This old neighbourhood primarily has residents whose ancestors were Muslim immigrants from Bihar and Uttar Pradesh. A huge number of mosques, dargahs and Khanqahs dot the area.
Being centrally located, Park Circus
is connected to all parts of the city via the main arterial roads of Kolkata
. The 7-point crossing connects Park Circus
to Park Street
, AJC Bose Road Flyover, Shakespeare Sarani
, EM Bypass
, Suhrawardy Avenue and Sir Syed Amir Ali Avenue
. The NSC Bose International Airport
is 17.5 km away. The place is also connected by local trains from the Park Circus
railway station and numerous private and state-run buses.
Apartment sizes in the area range from somewhere between 800 to 3,000 sq. ft. Being centrally-located, prices of real estate are always high and is estimated to be around 11,000 sq. ft. which can go up to Rs 18,000 per sq. ft.
Social InfrastructurePark Circus
comprises various civic establishments, including the most popular Park Circus
Maidan which becomes home to circus in winter. Various reputed schools and colleges are located in and near Park Circus
area. The most popular ones include Don Bosco, Park Circus
, Lady Brabourne College, Grace Ling Liang English School, Loreto Entally
and Our Lady Queen of the Missions School.