So far yet so near to the City of Bangalore that aptly describes Kanakapura. It takes about a one hour and thirty minutes' journey by a car to reach Kanakapura from the heart of the Bangalore City. Interestingly, the area has been included in the Master Plan 2031 for development by the Bangalore Metropolitan Region Development Authority and it is surrounded by the lush greens. Despite being just a town of the Ramanagar district in the state of Karnataka, it is an ecologically balanced town that has grown up on the bank of River Arkhavati. In fact, you can find a plethora of reasons for living here.
What you should know about Kanakapura
Modern amenities of living: Schools, colleges, and the state-of-the-art health care facilities at Kanakapura make it a unique destination for living especially to those who prefer to live in a place away from the din and bustle of a typical city life. Vidhana Soudha and M.G. Road are just 16 - 18 km away from this place. The nearest landmarks are J.P. Nagar, one of the popular residential areas of Bangalore and Banashankari, one of the most famous temples of the state Karnataka.
Compact luxury home: Given the importance of the area and the future prospect, some of the best-known real estate companies are developing the compact luxury homes here in the proximity of the lush greens. In other words, you will have opportunities to explore the Bohemian life here on weekends especially at the places like Chunchi Falls and Mekedaatu Falls.
Parks: The area has a good number of parks such as the Krishna Rao Park, Bilikal Rangaswamy Betta, Chunchi Falls, and Mekedaatu Falls to name a few. The main attractions of these parks are the scenic beauty and the bounteous Mother Nature. However, do not attempt diving in the water that is full of rocks. 4D Disneyland Park is another special attraction of this place that is being developed on the Vaikunta hillock on the model of Disneyland, California. The special attraction of this park will be its theme centred upon the life of Lord Krishna.
Transport facility: Connectivity between Kanakapura and other parts of Bangalore is great. NH 209 runs through this place and the metro rail network is expected to complete this year connecting Puttenhalli on Kanakapura Road with the rest of the city in its Phase - I expansion. Driving down to the Bangalore airport from this place takes around 50 minutes by car while the Bangalore railway station is at a distance of 35 km only. In short, entry and exit to the City of Bangalore and beyond are convenient from this place though the public transport facility is still to be developed.
Outdoor life: You are welcome to enjoy an extended outdoor life at the parks and natural falls here. At the same time, you can enjoy shopping at the malls and multiplexes such as Gardens Galleria Mall and Metro Cash & Carry. The upcoming malls like the VEGA Mall and Prestige Falcon Mall in the vicinity are promising to change the lifestyle there. However, some of the prominent resorts in the area are Bindra Resorts, Holiday Village - Baisakhi, Vishranti Dhama Resort, Guhantara, Nisarga Health, Tamarind Tree, and Khedda Resort that add up to the beauty of living in Kanakapura. Two best-known eating joints here are Gokul Vegetarian and dabeliwala.com where people love to go back frequently.
Economic activities: Kanakapura has been witnessing a steady flow of tourists every year and it is thus becoming a popular tourist hub in the state of Karnataka. The Govt. of Karnataka has announced a SEZ to be developed here specially for the apparel and the textile industry. This, in other words, construes that the area is gearing up for the next big development.