Krishnarajapura or KR Puram is a suburb of Bangalore located in the eastern part of the city. It has a large number of government offices. The 50-year old Indian Telephone Industries (ITI) is a major landmark in the area. KR Puram is in close proximity to the IT hubs of Whitefield and Marathahalli and is surrounded by Kuvempu Nagar, Dooravani Nagar, A Narayanpura, B Narayanpura and Pai Layout. This fast growing locality of Bangalore is in close vicinity of ITPL. Vengaiana Kere Lake, another major landmark in KR Puram, now boasts of an adventure park called Fantasy Lagoon. The Yelemallappa Shetty Lake near Medahalli, one of the largest lakes in Bangalore is situated just outside the eastern limits of KR Puram. The six-lane Old Madras Road corridor, with its easy connectivity to the IT hub of Whitefield as well as the International Airport, makes it a sought after neighborhood with ample potential for appreciation. Situated at a breezy distance from the KR Puram suspension bridge and at a stone's throw distance near Old Madras Road on a 60 feet approach road, the area is just a short drive from the Outer Ring Road, Indiranagar and Koramangala. The historic Mahabaleshwara and Rama Temple complex is also located just adjacent to the lake. The temples of Kashi Vishweshwara and Kote Venkataramana are also located in the area. KR Puram is also referred to as the Garden City Skyway Bridge. Located on NH 4, it is also regarded as the busiest highway connecting Bangalore with Chennai. KR Puram has a number of well-known educational institutions including Navadeep English High School, Cambridge School, Amar Jyothi Women's College and Cambridge Institute of Technology. Reputed hospitals in the area are N M P G Hospital, Sri Ramakrishna Hospital, Manipal Poly Clinic and KR Puram Super Speciality Hospital. Total Mall and Phoenix Mall located close to KR Puram offer residents a number of options for shopping.