Hemakuta group of temples in Hampi are a cluster of ancient temples situated on the Hemakuta hilltop. Most of the temples here are dedicated to Lord Shiva.
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Aqueducts and canals in Hampi are an extensive network of waterways that were used in the ancient times. They are an attraction among the tourists today.
Chandikesvara Temple in Hampi is a famous temple dedicated to Lord Vishnu. It is famous for its carved pillars and is one of the main attractions of Hampi.
Prasanna Virupaksha temple is also known as the Underground Shiva Temple. The temple is situated below the ground level and is often flooded with water.
Ganagitti Temple in Hampi is a Jain temple. It was constructed during the early days of the Vijayanagara Empire. It is a well-known tourist destination.
Tenali Rama Pavilion in Hampi is a pillared hall named after the legendary poet Tenali Rama. The structure is partially damaged but still attracts visitors.
Courtesan Street (Soolai/Sule Bazaar), Hampi is a deserted temple street. Known as the dancing-girls street, it has exquisitely carved pillars on both sides.
Balabrooie, Bangalore is an iconic bungalow of more than 150 years old. Recently the citizens of Bengalur protested to prevent the demolition of Balabrooie.
Chakratirtha is the most sacred bathing spot in Hampi. The water in Chakratirtha is considered to be auspicious and holy by pilgrims since ancient times.