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.

Kodanda Rama Temple

Kodanda Rama Temple, Hiremagalur

District: Bellary Village: Hampi Temple Deity: Rama, Laxmana and Sita Kodanda Rama Temple is situated in Hampi in the Bellary district of Karnataka. The temple is one of the most famous monuments of Hampi, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Situated in the eastern part of the village, the Kodanda Rama temple stands more as a […]

Hampi Utsav

Hampi Utsav 2010

Hampi Utsav, also known as the Vijaya Utsav, Festival of Hampi has been celebrated from the times of the Vijayanagar reign. This event has been reiterated as the “Nada Utsava “ by the Government of Karnataka. Hampi being a World Heritage Site is a international tourist spot. This festival is attributes to the mega cultural […]

Vishnu Temple, Hospet

District: Bellary Town: Hospet Temple: Vishnu Temple This temple is situated on the way to the Vitthala Temple from Kamalapura. Vishnu Temple – Overview There are many temples dedicated to the various forms and avatars of Lord Vishnu in and around Hampi. This particular temple is a large and ruined granite structure. Unlike most Hindu […]

The Krishna Temple

District: Bellary Town: Hampi Temple: Krishna Temple The Krishna Temple in Hampi, Karnataka is a notable one with unique architecture. This temple is dedicated to Lord Balakrishna, the form of Lord Krishna when he was an infant. The Krishna Temple – Overview The Krishna Temple is also among the Group of Monuments which is currently […]

Saraswati Temple

District: Bellary Town: Hampi Temple: Saraswati Temple Hampi is located in the heart of the ruined city of Vijayanagara, the capital of the Vijayanagara Empire. It is present in North Karnataka. Among the many ruined monuments there, there is a Saraswati Temple. Saraswati Temple – Overview and Architecture This Saraswati temple is in almost complete […]

News related to Hampi

Karnataka orders action on encroachers in Hampi Karnataka Home Minister M P Prakash today informed the Legislative Assembly that stringent action will be taken against encroachers of land at the historical Hampi heritage site. Confer special status to Hampi: Historian Renowned historian and Kannada literary scholar M Chidananda Murthy today demanded the Karnataka Government to […]

CDACs Role At Hampi

Hampi to adopt techniques that would enhance its value. HAMPI, once the embodiment of magnificence, is in the news again. However, this time it is for the adoption of the technologies of the 21st century. C-DAC (Centre for Development of Advanced Computing), a premier institute of India has embarked upon an ambitious project wherein it […]

Hampi, Word Heritage Site

Stone Chariot, Hampi

“If dreams were made out of stone, it would be Hampi” Saint Vidyaranya established the seat of Vijayanagara empire in 1336 A.D, with the help of his devotee disciples Hakka and Bukka. The empire later became famous for its support towards renovation/reconstruction of temples through out India. It also became renowned for re-establishment of Indian […]