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.
Kuchaman City is located in the Nagaur district of Rajasthan. It lies at a distance of 145 km from Jaipur and is 101 km from Ajmer. The major attractions of this city are the Shekhawati styled havelis, the Kuchaman City Fort and the traditional paintings of this region. It is said to be a city of historical importance.
Places to Stay
The Kuchaman City Fort has been converted into a heritage hotel (Tariff- 4500.)There are several hotels in Jaipur (145 km away) that visitors can stay at. These include the Abhay Haveli (Tariff -Rs. 1200) and Chomu Palace Hotel (Tariff -Rs. 5263.)
The official language of Kuchaman City is Hindi.
The people of Kuchaman City celebrate various festivals including Janmasthmi Utsav , Ganesh Chaturthi, Holi, Dussehra, Eid ul-Fitr. Events like the Kuchaman City Marathon are held every year in the month of February. The Harayali Amavasya, Pashu Mela and the Kuchaman City Trade Fair are a few other events.
Places of Interest
Tourists can visit a number of places in Kuchaman City. These include the various havelis such as the Jal Mahal and the Meera Mahal. The Kuchaman City Fort is also a popular tourist destination. The Lok Dev Temple, the China Pole, Meena Bazar and the Ganesh Dungri are also frequented by tourists.
How to Get There
The Sanganer Airport closest to Kuchaman City, it is about 145 km away. Travelling to Kuchaman City by taxi from the airport can cost up to Rs 3000.
The closest railway station to Kuchaman City is the Kuchaman City Railway Station. It has plenty of trains that connect to Jaipur and Ajmer.
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