New Town also known as Rajarhat Gopalpur is a planned zone on the north-eastern fringes of Kolkata and is rightly hauled as the new IT and residential hub of the city. The place has a unique feature that it is surrounded by lush green landscape. Owing to its close proximity to the city of Kolkata, many IT majors and Real estate bigwigs have decided to have their offices and projects in this locale. Rajarhat Gopalpur offers excellent connectivity to all adjoining areas that is aided by frequent government and private buses, taxis and autos. The proposed Metro Rail project shall also help in enhancing the transport system once it is functional. The Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport is just at a short driving distance from here. There are a number of malls, 5 star hotels and multi-cuisine restaurants that are located here. The place offers a multitude of leisure and entertainment options like water parks, theme parks, yoga and spa facilities, etc.