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Hampi

The most popular historical site in south India is Hampi which is the city of ruins, announced as UNESCO world heritage site. It was once a royal capital of great Vijayanagara Empire. Hampi is best noted for the holy temples, majestic Pavillons, wonderful palaces, gigantic forts and huge stables for palace elephants and horses. It is a popular hub of historical monuments where more than 500 historical buildings can be found and each holds a significant place in history. This verdant land is drained by River Tungabhadra. Humpi is a well preserved archeological site maintained by Archeological Survey of India. It is a sanctified place for Hindus known as Pampaskethra. There are many cultural carnivals are celebrated throughout here. Puppetry shows, fireworks, music and dance are inviting features of Hampi.

Places to visit

Old Palace

It is also known as Gagan Mahal and was built during Anegondi kingdom. This palace was surrounded by beautiful fort. It is an interesting site seeing for those who love history.

Vithala Temple

It is a mesmerizing monument of Hampi located on the banks of River Tungabhadra. The musical pillars are the highlighting feature here. Each of 56 pillars is producing a musical note when tapped. Mind blowing stone carved chariot with moving wheels is another prim attraction.

Hazara Rama Temple

It is belongs to 15th century. It was a temple dedicated to royal ceremonies. It is well known for fine sculptures which depict some events from great epic Ramayana and fragile carvings of Lord Vishnu, elephants, horses and dancing girls. It is a living evidence of erstwhile kingdom of architectural beauty and cultural heritage.

Lakshmi Narashimha Temple

It is the biggest temple dedicated to Lord Vishnu where stting posture of Lord Vishnu can be seen under holy snake Adi Shesha. It is the popular Hindus pilgrimage in Hampi.

Other Places

Monolith bull, Big Shiva Lingam, Virupaksha Temple, Elephant stables, Queen’s bath, Matanga hills and Monkey  temple are other attractions in Hampi.

How to reach Hampi

By Air

Bellary airport is 60 km from Hampi is the nearest airport.

By Train

Hospet railhead is 13 km from Hampi is the nearest railhead.

By Road

Hampi is well connected to nearby cities of Karnataka by number of state and private buses.

Weather

In summer 27-40°C and in winter 20-26°C. It is best visited from October to March.




30 °C

Humidity: 53%
Wind : From West at 7 kph

Forecast for Next 3 days

Wednesday                    
partlycloudy
37 °C |25 °C
Thursday                    
partlycloudy
37 °C |25 °C
Friday                    
partlycloudy
37 °C |25 °C

Best Time To Visit : SEP OCT NOV DEC JAN FEB
   
 
Theme: Cultural Heritage

SightSeeings in Hampi

Ugra Narsimha Statue
Monolith Bull
Royal Enclosures
Mahanavmi Dibba
Old Palace
Hampi Bazaar
Elephant Stables
Big Shivlinga
Hazara Rama Temple
Achyutraya Temple,Tiruvengalanatha
Hemakuta Hill Temple
Virupaksha Temple
Balakrishna Temple
Vithala Temple
Monkey Temple
Ahmed Khans Mosque
Coracle, Dongi Ride
Matanga Hill
Stepped Tank
Archaeological Museum
Lotus Mahal
Daroji Sloth Bear Sanctuary
Talarigatta Gate
Bhima s Gate

Near By Other Tourist Places


Hampi   0 KM near     
Hospet   12 KM near     
Pattadakkal   110 KM near     
Aihole   111 KM near     
Badami   119 KM near     

Near By major Cities


Bangalore  330 KM near     
Hyderabad  353 KM near     
Chennai  537 KM near     

Near By Air Ports


Hubli Airport   166 KM near     
Sambre Airport   231 KM near     
Sholapur Airport   293 KM near     
Bengaluru International Airport   304 KM near     

Near By Local Cities


Hospet  13 KM near     
Bellary  59 KM near     
Davanagere  127 KM near     
Raichur  151 KM near     

Near By Districts


Koppal   37 KM near     
Bellary   58 KM near     
Gadag   100 KM near     
Davangere   127 KM near     

Near By RailWay Station


Hospet Jn Rail Way Station   11 KM near     
Toranagallu Rail Way Station   28 KM near     
 

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