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The Undeniable Charm of South Bangalore

January 6, 2023

Bangalore, especially Old Bangalore with its quaint core, is close to the heart of many residing in the city. Amidst all the continuous infrastructural growth and the emergence of upmarket neighbourhoods, South Bangalore is one area that still holds onto its old-world charm.

Many new home buyers and real estate investors are looking to buy property in South Bangalore, especially apartments in Electronic City. Majorly because South Bangalore is turning into one of the most preferred residential areas. Superior connectivity, historical landmarks, heritage culinary hotspots, a rich socio-cultural milieu, tree-lined avenues and prominent commercial and shopping areas are some top reasons for the rise of new properties in South Bangalore.

Here's an in-depth look at why South Bangalore is one of the most promising localities:

Excellent Connectivity

It is easily one of the best-connected areas in the whole city. Important arterial roads like Hosur Road, Sarjapur Road and Outer Ring Road connect this area with prominent localities like MG Road and Hebbal. The city’s core commercial area, Central Business District (CBD) is also well-connected to South Bangalore.
Kanakapura Road and Bannerghatta Road link suburban areas like Harlur, Banashankari and Bellandur to central areas of the city. The green line of the Namma metro which runs through Silk Board and Electronic City is expected to considerably reduce the travel distance between South Bangalore and other parts of the city.

Commercial & Cultural Hub

The old suburb of Basavangudi still retains its hallmark old-fashioned tiled house, and the Puttanna Road here is replete with many cultural influences. The Makkala Koota & the Indian Music Experience Museum (IME), India’s first interactive music museum located at Brigade Millennium Avenue in JP Nagar, attracts music lovers in huge numbers.
Vintage theatres such as Uma Theatre, eateries with a rich legacy like Vidyarthi Bhavan and markets such as Gandhi Bazar that dot South Bangalore are still popular with people. The locality is an eclectic mix of both old and new with modern schools, colleges, hospitals, major Tech Parks, recreational zones or shopping malls.

Green Areas

South Bangalore is an area in Bangalore that is still known for its green cover. This locality is especially preferred by the residents for its calmness and serene atmosphere with a huge number of trees, biological parks, botanical gardens and greenery in and around.
Spread across 240 acres of land, the hugely popular Lal Bagh is in South Bangalore. The garden hosts more than 1000 species of flora and conserves trees that are 100 years old.

Historical Landmarks

Some landmarks of historical importance located in South Bangalore include:

  • Dhaatu, an acclaimed puppet theatre in India
  • Remains of Tipu Sultan’s Fort from the 1500s
  • Nandi Temple, The Sacred Bull Temple built in 1537
  • Antaragange Caves


Established Residential Areas

South Bangalore is becoming extremely popular among real estate buyers. J.P. Nagar and Jayanagar are some of the oldest neighbourhoods here and are an important part of the cultural heritage. Begur is located off the highway between Bangalore and Hosur and is home to some of the top gated communities in South Bangalore.

South Bangalore offers the best of new & old worlds to home buyers. The remarkable features of the locality coupled with the greenery and serenity also help boost the resale value of properties here.

Among the best apartments in South Bangalore, Brigade Group has some remarkable newly launched properties in the area. Futuristic Brigade Komarla Heights & the elegantly designed Brigade Nanda Heights located at Padmanabhanagar, are great real estate investment options for NRIs. Our other properties in South Bangalore include Wisteria and Plumeria at Brigade Meadows on Kanakapura Road, where a rich life awaits you in the most sought-after neighbourhoods.

Research Links:

  1. https://www.newindianexpress.com/cities/bengaluru/2013/nov/09/Bangalore-has-retained-its-old-world-charm-535387.html
  2. https://www.apartmentsbangalore.co.in/luxury-apartments-in-bangalore-south/
  3. https://cbvalueaddrealty.in/about-south-bangalore/
  4. https://www.deccanherald.com/content/368207/reviving-charm-old-bangalore.html
  5. https://theculturetrip.com/india/articles/the-top-7-things-to-do-and-see-in-south-bangalore/
  6. https://cbvalueaddrealty.in/8-reasons-to-buy-a-property-in-south-bangalore/

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