Explore Hampi, The Lost City Of Karnataka!

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Gopika VC

This is a heritage temple found in Hampi, the Vijayanagara district of Karnataka state. The Virupaksha temple is among the monuments and memorials in the area.

Virupaksha Temple


"Kamal Mahal" is what people in the area call Lotus Mahal. The name "Lotus Mahal" comes from the shape of the building, which looks like a lotus flower.

Lotus Mahal


This bathing chamber is utilized by the queen and other royal wives. The chamber was decorated with artefacts and had a neighboring pool.

Queen’s Bath


The Vijaya Vittala Temple is known for its best architecture, design, and art, just like all the other buildings and structures in the city of Hampi.

Vijaya Vittala Temple


Hanuman's temple at Hampi. The way the lord is worshipped in the temple differs from other ways.

Yantrodharaka Hanuman Temple


This is Hampi's youthful side. Someone who said Hampi is more than temples, ruins, and customs meant Hippie Island.

Hippie Island


The Matanga Hills are easy to find. They are on the eastern side of the Hampi Bazaar. The hill is well-known in the city of Hampi as a place with a great view.

Matanga Hill


This Hampi temple worships Shiva. Lord Shiva is worshipped as a "linga" in the temple, as the name suggests.

Badavilinga Temple


During the Vijayanagar Empire, elephant stables of Indo-Islamic architecture were built. The stables are now a major tourist attraction.

Elephant Stables


This sanctuary is the first place in all of Asia where sloth bears can live safely. The park is 82.72 square kilometres in size.

Daroji Sloth Bear Sanctuary


Hampi's Gagan Mahal is a historic palace. A fort surrounded the palace. Since the fort is in ruins, you can't enjoy its royal charm.

Old Palace


This Hindu temple was built below the ground level in the 1400s. So, people started calling it the "underground temple."

Underground Temple- Prasanna Virupaksha Temple


This complex of hilltop temples attracts many travellers. The temples in this complex were not erected at the same time.

Hemakuta Hill Temples