India has always been the land of mythology and reality blending seamlessly but the evidence of this is perhaps felt more strongly at Mysore than in any other city across the country. One of the most popular myths – which also gave rise to many architecture and beliefs – is the one about Mahisasur the epic super villain. The name Chamundi Hills whole foothill houses Mysore was the abode of this demon but Chamundi destroyed him. Being the second biggest city of Karnataka, Mysore was once the capital of the state under kings and is now a splendid example of amalgamation of history and modernity and the hotels in Vijayanagar Mysore are perfect examples of said blend.
Staying splendidly with OYO
One of the important parts of Mysore is Vijayanagar and the hotels in Vijayanagar Mysore are testament to this statement. Not only is the neighborhood well connected but is surrounded by some beautiful and historically important monuments and places, especially museums. Being located in such a vibrant yet important locality, the hotels too are well furnished and come with added amenities well within the budget. Economic is one of the driving factors of OYO network and hotels tying up with them are remodeled to be spacious, luxurious and comfortable without burning a hole in your pockets. Parking facility is available in all their hotels and so is free Wi-Fi because virtual connectivity is as important as road ones. To makes matters simple OYO also has a phone based app which remembers your preferences and makes suggestions accordingly whenever you are in the city or in another one. Booking is also simple and hassle free especially when unmarried couples take a vacation.
Revisiting the past in Vijayanagar
Two of the most popular museums surround Vijayanagar. The first is the Folklore Museum which is about 8 mins drive away from Vijayanagar hotels and a part of the Mysore University. This museum houses folklore and art from all over Karnataka. Be it a valuable and rare Hanuman crown or documentation of ink preparation in ancient India, you will have a deep and enriching experience. The Rail Museum is about 15 mins away from houses railway collectibles and valuable pieces. The second of its kind built by Indian Railways after the Delhi museum will take you back to the steam era. You will also find the rare Austin rail car which was made for the roads.