Shiva vilas Palace is one the most exquisite and best luxury hotels near Hampi for a tryst with the bouldery ruins of theerstwhileVijayanagara Kingdom, the village life of Anegundi and discoveries along the mighty Tungabhadra River near Hospet. Retrace the steps of the royal family of Sandur to be immersed in stories of valour and pride. With the weathered monuments and temple of the Vijayanagara Kingdom in Hampi just 45 minutes drive from the palace and the legacy of its own rich history, this becomes of exceptional interest to history enthusiasts. Even though the two periods were distanced by a few hundred years, the overall atmosphere matches that of the glory of the empire that immortalized itself in the grandeur of splendid architecture. The 20 acres of the palace and its lush green resort environs are open to guests who want to experience a palace stay near Bangalore, Karnataka India with a slice of history in the vintage ambience of antiquity.