Serampore is one of the popular residential localities and municipalities in the Hooghly district in West Bengal. The locality is a part of the total area under the Metropolitan Development Authority. This historic and famous locality is located on the Hooghly River’s west bank and was originally a part of Danish India from 1755 and 1845 under the name of Frederiksnagore. This is a Lok Sabha constituency and a major agricultural and industrial zone. Demand for property in Serampore has grown in recent years as it is a key part of the -Hooghly industrial hinterland. The property market has also thrived over the years on account of proximity to Kolkata which lies around 25 kilometres away from it.
The real estate market is largely dominated by leading builders like Aster and others. 2 and 3 BHK apartments are usually offered to buyers in the locality. The area is home to several leading educational institutions including the College, Girls’ College, Government College of Engineering and Textile Technology and the Suro Bharati Sangeet Kala Kendra. There are several iconic spots in the locality including the Mahesh Rath Jatra, Soshan Kali temple, Radhaballav temple, Ganga Ghat, Taramar Bari, Rajbari, Srirampur Mahaprovu Bati, Bot-tala, Sheoraphuli Raj Debuttar Estate, Danish Cemetery, Jute Mill and the B.P. Dey Street Market.