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.
Perched lies at an elevation of 423 meters above sea-level. It is both a town and a municipality in the Nagaur district of Rajasthan. The town was named after Parbatshah Zawar, who has been credited for building this township in the year 1536. Parbatshah Zawar was in one of the top positions in the Mughal Darbar. There are many villages in Parbatsar such as Kinsaria, Khokhar, Mandan, Jaola and Kheri Khinwasi. Makrana , Sambhar , Phulera and Ajmer are the cities close to Parbatsar.
Places to Stay
Due to limited accommodation options in Parbatsar, there are few places to stay. The best hotels are in Ajmer which is 55 km away. Some of these are Hotel Embassy (Tariff – Rs. 1500), Hotel Honeydews Retreat (Tariff – Rs. 1600) and Neelkamal (Tariff – Rs. 1200) among others.
The official language of Parbatsar is Marwari. However, Hindi and Rajasthani are also spoken here.
Holi and Diwali are the popular festivals in this region and are celebrated with enthusiasm.
Places of Interest
There are many places that tourists can visit within Parbatsar. Ajmer which is 55km away also makes for an excellent day trip option.
How to Get There
Parbatsar is located 104 km away from the nearest airport which is at Jaipur.
Parbatsar does not have a railway station of its own. The nearest major railway station is the Ajmer Junction which is located at a distance of 55 km from Parbatsar.
Parbatsar does not have a bus stand of its own. The nearest bus stop is the Paner bus stand which located 8.3 km away. One can catch buses to cities like Baroda, Surat and Ajmer among others. Private operators such as Chirag Travels and Shree Balaji Travels also run their services on this route. Make use of a Volvo bus service when you are travelling anywhere in India and travel in comfort.