Prasanna Virupaksha or Underground Shiva Temple, Hampi

Prasanna Virupaksha or Underground Shiva Temple, Hampi. Photographer Ssenthilkumaran

Prasanna Virupaksha temple is one of oldest temples in Hampi. Built during the reign of the Vijayanagara Empire, the temple is located near the main road to Hampi bus stand and close to the Noblemen’s quarters after Chandikesvara temple. It is one of the popular temples that are visited by tourists on the Hampi trail. […]

Trikuteshwara Temple

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Someshwara Temple

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Navalinga Temple

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Nanneshwara Temple

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Mahadeva Temple

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Kalakaleshwara Temple

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Kasivisvesvara Temple

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Doddabasappa Temple

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