is located close to central Kolkata
and is an important commercial centre of Kolkata
. It is surrounded by neighbourhoods such as Entally
, College Street
, Bowbazaar and Raja Bazaar.
enjoys smooth connectivity with the rest of the city via the AJC Bose Road that runs in the north as APC Roy Road. The Beleghata
Main Road connects it to east Kolkata
while Mahatma Gandhi Road
connects it to the western neighbourhoods. The area is home to the Sealdah
Railway Station which acts as the starting point for the Kolkata
Suburban Railway Network Routes. Several long distance trains such as the Rajdhani Express and Duronto Express depart from here.
The Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose International Airport
is 12 kilometres away roughly while the Howrah
Station is 4.9 kilometres from here. The area is served by trams that ply till Gariahat
. Numerous state and private buses, taxis, hand pulled rickshaws and autos are available from here to commute to different parts of the city.
Real Estate in SealdahSealdah
is one of the older neighbourhoods of Kolkata
and mostly has resale properties on offer. However, there have been several multi-storeyed apartments and gated communities constructed in the vicinity of the area. They offer apartments of 2 and 3BHK configurations mostly.
has well-developed social infrastructure as there are numerous hospitals, schools, banks and shopping zones located here. Residents have the option of sending their children to schools like Hindu School, Hare School, Sanskrit Collegiate School, Loreto Convent Sealdah
, Taki Boys Multipurpose School, Mitra Institution Main and Loreto Convent Entally
. Hospital such as Calcutta Medical College, NRS Medical College and Hospital, R Ahmed Dental Hospital and Beleghata
ID Hospital are located close by. Most leading banks like State Bank of India, Bank of India, United Bank of India and Allahabad
Bank have their branches here.