Vijay Nagar is a city located in the Bellary district of north Karnataka. Its residents are very religious judging by the number of temples and holy sites one can find here. It is close to Hampi, a historical place famous for its temples. The term Vijay means ‘Victory’, and Nagar means ‘City’.
Places to Stay
Vijay Nagar offers several good budget hotels. Abhimaani Vasathi (Tariff – Rs. 2000), Roxel Inn Moonstone (Tariff-Rs. 1000), and Hotel Vande Mahtaram (Tariff- Rs. 1000) are some good budget hotels here.
The official language here is Kannada. Locals also understand English.
As this is a holy city, one can witness religious events happening here round the year. Every temple in this place organizes prayers to their deity every month. Dussehra is a big event here and is celebrated with much grandeur.
Places to Visit
Lotus Mahal, The Royal centre (2 km), Vittala temple, Hemakuta temple, the Sacred Center, Elephant Stables, and Ramachandra temple- these are just a few places to visit in Vijay Nagar.
How to Get There
Bangalore International Airport is the to Vijay Nagar city.
Vijay Nagar has well connected railway lines to major cities and towns.
There are numerous buses to and fro to Bangalore and other cities. Bus number 61 is direct from city of Vijay Nagar. When you book your bus ticket online you don’t need to go to ticket counters and stand in long queues.
Beawar is a city in the Ajmer District of Rajasthan. It comes under Beawar Taluk and is Taluk headquarters as well. The cities nearest Beawar are Jaitaran (44 km), Nasirabad (50 km) and Ajmer (57 km). Beawar has a number of schools and colleges in the area so the population is fairly literate. Beawar also has a lot of places of tourist interest for the eager traveller.
Places to Stay
Beawar has a few good budget hotel options with all the facilities given at an affordable price. These include Hotel Jyoti Paradise (Tariff – Rs. 1000) and Beawar B&B and Inns (Tariff – Rs. 1000).
The official language of Beawar is Rajasthani. Hindi and English are also spoken here.
The important festivals of Beawar are the Hindu festivals of Ganesh Chathurthi, Diwali, Dussehra, Sri Rama Navami and others.
Places of Interest
There are several places of tourist attraction in and around Beawar. Pushkar is only 55 km away from Beawar by bus. Ajmer (58 km) is a famous religious site for devotees all over the country. Kishangarh is about 85 km away and easily accessible by bus.
How to Get There
The nearest airport to Beawar is Jodhpur airport. The airport is located about 143 km away from the city.
Beawar Railway Station (1 km) connects the city to the rest of Rajasthan and beyond. It is a major destination where trains to Mumbai, Ahmedabad, Surat and other places halt.
There are daily bus services to Bhilwara, Delhi and other places. The best bus operators that offer good service to passengers are Laxmi Traveller, Shrinath Travels and others. Avail of bus ticket booking coupons through Ticketgoose.com and save your money when you travel.