Ballygunge is located in the southern part of Kolkata in West Bengal. It is one of the busiest areas in the city.
Ballygunge Science College (CU) and Institute of Jute Technology are the main institutions functioning here. For tourists, Dhakuria Lake (Rabindra Sarovar) is the main attraction. Calcutta Cricket Club founded in 1792 is another draw. Bengal Rowing Club, Japanese Buddhist Temple, and Children's park are nearby. Ramakrishna Mission at Gol Park is within short distance. Gariahat, a place where one can shop for a vast variety of clothes, collectibles and crafts, is close to Ballygunge.