Vijayanagar is a neighbourhood in west Bengaluru. It got its name from Vijayanagara Empire that prospered in south India during 15th and 16th centuries. It is bordered by Mysore
Road and Magadi Road
, and Chord Road cuts through it. Chandra Layout
is one of the fastest growing localities of this area, and it houses of some of the prominent personalities of the city.
Vijayanagar East, popularly known as RPC Layout (Raiwlay Parallel Colony Layout), lies along the railway track. A large number of buses ply through this area, connecting it to various parts of the city. Bus route number 61 directly traverses from Vijayanagar bus stand to Kempegowda Bus Station/Majestic, which is at a distance of about 5.7 kilometres.
Esteemed educational institutions including RV Engineering College, PES Institute of Technology, M.S. Ramaiah Institute of Technology, the Bangalore
University, and the National Law School of India University lie in close proximity to this area.
Vijayanagar Global Hospital, Gayathri Hospital, Shobha Hospital, Gurushree Hitech Multispecialty Hospital, Manasa Hospital, Maruthi Hospital, Sharavathi Hospital Pvt. Ltd., etc. are the finest hospitals in and around this area.
Banks that have branches in this locality are State Bank of Mysore
, Syndicate Bank, ICICI Bank, Axis Bank, Vijaya Bank, and State Bank of India.