Krishna Raja Puram or K R Puram is one of the main market areas in the city. The advantage of staying here is the close proximity to the railway station, relative proximity to the international airport and the city center. It is a residential locality in East Bangalore with facilities like hospitals, colleges, schools, bus stops, markets all within 2 km radius. It is 5 to 6 km from the metro and railway station. It has close proximity to the IT corridor. The Yellammappa Shetty Lake, situated just outside the eastern limits of KR Puram, is the largest lake in Bangalore making it a rich contender when it comes to water tabel. It is located 15 kilometers from Bangalore City Railway Station. The area predominantly has residential layouts that are made up of independent houses as opposed to large apartment complexes by big builders seen in other developing areas in the city.