Lake Gardens is an affluent locality in south Kolkata, India. It has Dhakuria to the north, the Gariahat Road (South) to the east, Prince Anwar Shah Road to the south and the Lake Gardens area to the west. Before independence Lake Gardens was a golf course belonging to the maharaja of Jodhpur. In 1950 the government of West Bengal acquired most of the estate and the land was converted to residential use. The locality is known for its clean roads, greenery, public services and excellent locational advantage. It has close proximity to South City Mall, Jadavpur University, Gariahat, Tollygunge tram depot, Dhakuria Railway station with excellent connectivity. The great transport connection of Lake Gardens to important parts of city including Howrah, Sealdah, Gariahat, Esplanade, Salt Lake makes it one of the best sought after places in Kolkata. Rabindra Sarobar Metro Station is at a very short driving distance. It is famous for Aurobindo Seva Kendra (EEDF),one of the biggest hospitals in Kolkata. Also, the famous Golf Course of Tollygunge is at the south-west of Lake Gardens. Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose International Airport is the closest airport to Lake Gardens. Martin Industries and Lucky Industries are some of the industries in this area. Jodhpur Park Boys School, Carmel High School and Euro Kids are some of the eminent schools in this area. Jadavpur University, Charuchandra College and School of Cognitive Science are some of the esteemed colleges in this area.