Situated in the central part of Bengaluru, Richmond Town is a prominent residential locality of the city. It falls under the Cantonment Board of Bengaluru and is a well-developed neighborhood. This locale has flourished as a residential zone due to the availability of modern amenities in its proximity.
This township came into existence in 1883 when the British government laid its foundation along with some other towns such as Benson Town and Cleveland Town. Modernization of this town took place after the plague in 1898 as the awareness about sanitization and cleanliness increased among the residents. Today this town is an integral part of the city and a well-known center for quality education. Launched in 2008, UB city- the first luxury mall in India is located here. It is one of the biggest attractions of the town. Chinnaswamy stadium is also situated here. The town has beautiful churches and shopping centers which attract many tourists.
Richmond town is located in the central part of Bengaluru and therefore enjoys a pleasant climate throughout the year. Neither winters nor summers here are harsh. September receives the heaviest rainfall, while June has the longest days when daylight lasts for an average of 12 hours.
If you are a traveler from Malleshwaram, you can reach Richmond Town in 27 minutes by covering a distance of 8.8km. You can also take the BMTC bus from 13th Cross Malleshwaram towards KR Market till St. Joseph College, and a 10-minute walk from there can get you to Richmond Town. You can also take the metro from Malleshwaram to Mahatma Gandhi metro station, just 1km away from Richmond Town.
Richmond Town has excellent connectivity to all parts of Bengaluru via BMTC buses. The nearest metro station is Mahatma Gandhi Metro Station. The nearest railway station is Baiyyapanahalli railway station. The international airport of Bengaluru is 36.8 km away.
The nearest branch of Agarwal Packers and Movers is 2.4 km away and takes just 10 minutes to reach.