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.

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 […]

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 […]