Ballygunge is a locality in south Kolkata. It is covered by Park Circus in the North, Kasba in the East, Dhakuria and the lakes in the South and localities of Bhawanipur in the West. Ballygunge has a lot of educational institutions, one of them being the famous South Point School of Kolkata which has been a symbol of excellence for many years. Some of the famous personalities associated with this area include the communist leader Buddhadeb Bhattacharya or the famous poet Jibananada Das. Hotels near Ballygunge Junction Railway Station offer an ideal stay in Ballygunge. Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose International Airport is situated at a distance of 21 km from Ballygunge. While in this area, you can enjoy a luxury stay at budget hotels nearby. Also, booking online in advance will get you the best deals to avail a luxury accommodation. You can also opt for an affordable stay in nearby hotels with the luxury of a swimming pool and spacious parking. Kolkata is one city that you can count on. When the festivities are in full swing here, it turns into paradise. Birla Mandir is flocked by spiritualists from all over the country. During Janmashtmi, thousands of diyas and lights light up the temple and it looks stunning. Other nearby landmarks which can make their way to your to-visit list include Birla ChildrenÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s Museum, Crima Art Gallery and Bethel Church. For some indulgent delicacies, you can hop in at Chowman, Spice Kraft, 6 Ballygunge Place and The Irish House.