100 Feet Road

For the road in Chennai, see Inner Ring Road, Chennai
Hundred Feet Road by night

100 Feet Road, also known as Dr.S.K.Karim Khan Road, is a road in the Indian city of Bangalore that links Old Madras Road with Old Airport Road. It derived the name from a restaurant famously known as 100ft Boutique Bar & Restaurant, which marked the beginning of the street as 100ft. In 2014 it was named as "Dr.S.K. Karim Khan Road" after the renowned Kannada Poet and folklorist Dr. S.K. Karim Khan.[1] Hundred feet road is a residential and commercial hub with the major Old Airport Road - Intermediate Ring Road Flyover Junction at one end.[2]

Store located on Hundred Feet Road, by night

Once lined with residential houses on either side, 100 feet road has, over the last few years, turned into one of the most commercially important high-streets in Bangalore. Numerous retail stores, book shops, ayurvedic centers, hotels restaurants, cafes, pubs and bars have sprung up in recent years. While Bangalore has always been known as the 'Pub City' of India, this was largely due to the number of pubs around M. G. Road. Indiranagar and more specifically Hundred Feet Road is slowly wresting this importance away.[citation needed]

Indiranagar 100 Feet Road, over the years has turned into India's top food beverage hub, setting behind, the Park Street in Kolkata and Hauz Khas in Delhi.[3]

References[]

  1. ^ Indiranagar 100-ft Road to be renamed as Dr. S.K. Karim Khan Road
  2. ^ "KFC(indira nagar 100 ft road) Map | Bangalore Satellite Map". maplandia.com. Retrieved 2 September 2013.
  3. ^ Indiranagar 100-ft Road India's top Food and Beverage Hub