Shivajinagar the most bustling area located in the central Bangalore is well connected place. After Majestic bus station, the next major bus station in the city is Shivaji Nagar bus station, from here bus services are provided to each and every part in Bangalore and Cantonment Railway Station is in close proximity. This place could be described as the best transport hub with commercial place in its surrounding. The areas come under shivaji Nagar are Vasant Nagar, High Grounds, Ulsoor.
This place is well known as city’s major shopping spot, Commercial Street is the famous place in this region for shopping, as this place houses many shopping center and shops. The shops in this place houses new varieties always and set trend. If you are well versed in making bargain then the shopping will be of pleasant experience. Russel Market is the famous market in this place; it was started during the British reign in India (1927). The main purpose to start this market was to supply the needs of British resident in Cantonment area. This market still supplies the needy to the resident of this area. The highlighting feature of this area is that majority residents of this area is Muslims. This place is well known for Kabab corner and several restaurants famous for their delightful cuisines, restaurants like Zync, Empire, Tiger Trail, Grand Taj Restaurant, Nakshatra to name a few.
This place homes many government offices and Army camp is situated adjacent to Shivaji nagar. Historical church St. Mary's Basilica is established here, many other temples, masques and churches are also located. Prominent educational institutions Sri Nijalingappa Medical Education Centre, Dr Br Ambedkar Medical College Hospital, Mount Carmel Degree College are situated here. There are many small scale and large scale industry are in the close vicinity. Coles Park a well maintained park, draped in rich green is a favorite place to the residents of this place to stroll in the evening. Ulsoor Lake is the closest water resource to Shivaji Nagar. For recreational purpose boating is organized and this spot is a preferred place for picnic to the residents of the locality, and there is a small park adjacent to the lake. During week end this place is populated with public. (see more)