Bangalore Central Business District

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Bangalore Central Business District
City District
Bangalore Central
Bangalore Central Business District is located in Bengaluru
Bangalore Central Business District
Bangalore Central Business District
Location in Bengaluru, India
Coordinates: 12°58′30″N 77°36′36″E / 12.975°N 77.61°E / 12.975; 77.61Coordinates: 12°58′30″N 77°36′36″E / 12.975°N 77.61°E / 12.975; 77.61
Country India
DistrictBangalore Urban
Founded byKempegowda
 • TypeMunicipal Corporation
 • BodyBBMP
 • OfficialKannada English
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
Vehicle registrationKA
Vidhan Soudha in Bangalore CBD is the legislature seat of the Karnataka State of India.

The central business district of Bangalore is the area with a diameter of 20 kilometers around Vidhan Soudha. This is the center of the City and core commercial area of Bangalore which was founded by Kempegowda of the Vijaynagar Empire. Most of the land is used by commercial establishments and the Indian Army with plans of skyscrapers under works. It has multiple high-rises including World Trade Center Bangalore and UB Tower. It also includes heritage properties like the Bangalore Fort and the Bangalore Pete. The Collection in UB City is one of the first Luxury Shopping Malls of South India. The land is expensive; Brigade Road is India's sixth-most expensive street and Mahatma Gandhi Road, Bangalore is the 13th most expensive.[1][dubious ] It also houses many other high streets including Commercial Street, 100-feet Road Indiranagar as well as the Karnataka Film Chamber of Commerce. CBD has attracted many tourists over the years as there are many facilities for them. Overall it is a simple business district with a cool and calm environment. It attracts many visitors on weekends. It has parks, government offices, many educational institutions, business houses and hotels, tourist spots, shopping destinations, stadiums, museums, temples, mosques, churches, art galleries and entertainment zones.

Tallest buildings[edit]

Rank Name Height Floors Year Notes
01.01 World Trade Center, Bangalore 128 m (420 ft) 32 2009 The tallest building in Bangalore since 2009
02.02 UB Tower 123 m (404 ft) 20 2006 The tallest building in Bangalore from 2006 to 2009
03.03 UB Concorde 115 m (377 ft) 19 2006
04.04 State Bank of India Building 28 1996 State Bank of Mysore merged with State Bank of India.
05.05 Squrees Towers 24 2005
06.06 Public Utility Building 106 m (348 ft) 24 1973
07.07 Mittal Towers 21 1989

Under construction or planned[edit]

Rank Name Height Floors Year
01.01 Bengaluru Turf Tower 660 m (2,170 ft) 156 Cancelled
02.02 Wearesf Towers 440 m (1,440 ft) 109 2015
03.03 KTRE ARFD Tower 400 m (1,300 ft) 90 2016
04.04 ASTA VIBRANT Towers 300 m (980 ft) 94 2012
03.03 Golden Empire 288 m (945 ft) 68 2018
03.03 Karnataka Financial Towers 245 m (804 ft) 57 2019


  • Japan Consulate-General of Japan
  • Israel Consulate-General of Israel
  • Germany Consulate-General of Germany
  • Switzerland Consulate-General of Switzerland
  • United Kingdom Deputy High Commission and Trade Office of United Kingdom
  • Canada Consulate General of Canada
  • France Consulate- General of France
  • Republic of Ireland Consulate-General of Ireland
  • Netherlands Consulate- General of Netherlands



  • Manipal Hospital, Old Airport Road
  • Fortis, Cunningham Road
  • Vikram Hospital
  • Mallya Hospital
  • Victoria Hospital
  • Bowring Hospital
  • Al Ameen Hospital
  • St. Marys Hospital
  • Bhagwan Mahaveer Jain Hospital
  • Santosh Hospital
  • Columbia Asia Hospital, WTC
  • The Bangalore Kidney Stone Hospital
  • SAKRA World hospital
  • Ghousia Hospital
  • Narayana Health
  • Aster CMI Hospital
  • Apollo Hospital


  • Cauvery Karnataka Handicrafts Emporium
  • Jharkhand Silk Textile & Handicraft Development Corporation Ltd
  • Sultan Kashmir Cottage Emporium
  • Kashmir Handicraft Emporium
  • Oriental Carpets Shawls Handicrafts Jewellery
  • Rajasthan Emporium And Handicrafts
  • Kerala State Handicrafts Emporium
  • Gujarat Rajasthan Handicrafts
  • North Eastern Handicrafts Handloom Devpt Corpn Limited
  • Tamil Nadu Handicrafts Dev Corporation. Ltd
  • Orissa Handicrafts


Other Important Landmarks[edit]


  • Stonehill International School, Bangalore
  • Good Shepherd Convent
  • Goodwill Girls' High School
  • Government Urdu Higher Primary School
  • Bishop Cotton Boys School
  • Maulana Azad Urdu School
  • Bishop Cotton Girls School
  • Trio World School
  • St Joseph's Boys' High School
  • R B A N M S Educational Institution
  • Baldwin Boys High School
  • Baldwin Girls High School, Bangalore
  • Cathedral High School, Bangalore
  • Cluny Convent High School
  • Clarence High School (Bangalore, India)
  • Government VKO School, Shivajinagar
  • Sophia High School
  • St Aloysius High School
  • St Ann's High School
  • St Charles High School
  • St Francis Xaviers Girls High School
  • St Germain High School
  • St. John's Higher secondary School, Bangalore
  • St Joseph's Indian High School
  • St Lourdes English School
  • St Mark's Public School
  • St Mary's Public School
  • St Mira's English School
  • St Paul's English School
  • St Peter's School
  • Poorna Prajna High School, Yelahanka, Sadashivanagar, Indiranagar
  • St. Thomas High School
  • St Xavier's Boys High School
  • Stella Mary's Girls School
  • Stracey Memorial High School
  • Aradhana School, Arekere, Bangalore



  1. "Bangalore Central Business District". Archived from the original on 8 October 2011. Retrieved 7 September 2009.
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