HAMPI, the seat of the famed VIJAYANAGARA empire was the capital of the largest empire in post-mogul India, covering several states. Learn more about Hampi here.

Pattabhirama Temple, Hampi

Pattabhirama temple, Hampi. Photographer Dinesh Kannambadi

Pattabhirama Temple is a beautiful structure that stands in the ruined city of Hampi. It is located at Kamalapur at a distance of 6 km from the main heritage site of Hampi. The temple is known for its intricate architecture. It is dedicated to the Hindu deity, Lord Rama. It was a prominent destination for […]

Sasivekalu Ganesha Temple, Hampi: A Matchless Statue

Sasivekalu Ganesha Temple, Hampi. Photographer Arun

Sasivekalu Ganesha Temple, a giant monolithic statue of Lord Ganesha, is one of the popular attractions in Hampi. The statue is 2.4 metres (8 feet) tall. The shrine is located on the southern foothill of the Hemakuta Hill in Hampi, not far from the huge Kadalekalu Ganesha temple. Quick Facts about Sasivekalu Ganesha, Hampi Timing: […]

Top 15 Tourist Sites in Hampi

virupaksha temple, hampi

Hampi, the ruined village of architectural wonder is one of the most fascinating tourist destinations of India. The ancient village has many attractions to charm tourists and transform them to a world of lost wonder. The place is full of giant temples, splendid palace, amazing monuments, market streets, fortifications, aquatic structures and several other man-made […]

Hampi Bazaar – A Quaint Marketplace

Hampi Bazaar. Photographer Bryce Edwards

Hampi Bazaar is a unique attraction of Hampi. Located in front of the Virupaksha Temple, the Hampi Bazaar is a well-known market place that spreads for more than one kilometer. The road passing through the market has series of old pavilions on both sides. The place used to be a thriving market during the days […]