Having derived its name from the famous Vijayanagara Empire that once ruled Karnataka, Vijaynagar in West Bengaluru is home to a number of educational institutes that include SIT College of Engineering, M.S Ramaiah Institue of Technology, National Law School of India University, Bangalore University and P.E.S. Institute of Technology. An ideal locality for students in search of accommodation, Vijaynagar is 6 km away from the Bangalore City Railway Station and around 41 km from the Kempegowda International Airport. In terms of finding accommodation, you can choose from a number of 2-star and 3-star rated hotels in and around Vijaynagar. These hotels are affordable and provide decent rooms. If you are looking to save a bit on accommodation, the budget hotels in Vijaynagar are your best bet. An alternate option for those looking for quality service and comfortable rooms while going easy on the pocket, book a Treebo hotel in Vijaynagar. Popular localities close to Vijaynagar include Basaveshwaranagar, Rajajinagar, Malleswaram and Gandhinagar, all within a radius of 10 km. When planning a day of sightseeing don’t forget to include Cubbon Park, Chinnaswamy Stadium and the famous ISKCON Temple in your itinerary. As for shopping, Mantri Square Mall, Gopalan Legacy Mall, Gopalan Arcade Mall, Gopalan Promenade Mall, ETA Namma Mall, Garuda Mall, UB and City, are sure to keep you busy and burn a hole in your pocket. Fancy eating out? Try By 2 Coffee, Poppins, Chili’s, Shri Sagar, High Ultra Lounge and District 6.