Krishnarajapura, known as K. R. Puram, is a suburban area in the city of Bengaluru. This area is a place of importance considering the history it boasts of. The Krishnarajapuram market is very famous and finds a place in the history of Bengaluru. The weekly market, which is called the ‘santhe’, used to take place here in the 4 acres of land dedicated to this activity. This land is still being used as a market and is now a daily affair attracting a lot of people from in and around the city.
K.R. Puram is surrounded by Mallasandra to the east, Avalahalli to the north, Ramamurthy Nagar to the west, and Whitefield to the south. Despite being known for the big market, the area is very peaceful and naturally appealing because of the existence of greenery and the lakes in the vicinity. The Vengayyana Lake is situated right in the centre of this locality. Whereas one of Bengaluru’s largest lakes, the Yelemallappa Shetty Lake, is located towards the eastern limits of K.