Daroji Sloth Bear Sanctuary – Hampi

About This is Asia’s first Daroji Sloth Bear Sanctuary. The sanctuary was created exclusively for the preservation of the sloth bear. It is about 50 km from Ballari and about 15 km from the World Heritage Site Hampi. The area between Daroji in Sandur taluka and Ramasagar of Hospet Taluk is host to numerous sloth […]

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Vijaya Vittala Temple – Hampi

About The Vijaya Vittala Temple and market complex is over 3 kilometers northeast of the Virupaksha temple near the banks of the Tungabhadra River. It is the most artistically sophisticated Hindu temple in Hampi and is part of the sacred center of Vijayanagara. It is unclear when the Vijaya Vittala Temple complex was built, and […]

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Lotus Mahal – Hampi

About It is one of the fine architectural designed palaces that are uniquely identified by its lotus look-like structure. This glorious building is within the Zenana Enclosure, a segregated area that is used by the royal women of the Vijayanagara Dynasty. It is also known as Kamal Mahal or Chitragani Mahal. Its remarkable and unmistakable […]

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Achyutaraya Temple – Hampi

About Achyutaraya Temple is one of the famous temples in Hampi. It was built in 1534 A.D., this temple is an example of the Vijayanagara style of architecture in the most advanced forms than any other temples in Hampi and was one of the last grandiose temple projects executed before the fall of the empire. […]

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Elephant Stable Hampi

About Hampi was the capital of the Vijayanagara Empire in the 14th century. Chronicles left by Persian and European travellers, particularly the Portuguese, say that it was a prosperous, wealthy and grand city near the Tungabhadra River, with numerous temples, farms and trading markets. By 1500 CE, Hampi-Vijayanagara was the world’s second-largest medieval-era city after […]

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