Hampi Monuments – Monuments of Hampi, UNESCO World Heritage Site in Karnataka, India
Also worth a visit are the Queen’s Bath with its arched corridors, projecting balconies and lotus shaped fountains, the two storeyed Lotus Mahal, the huge Elephant stables, the splendid Vitthala temple with its musical pillars and the stone chariot, the Virupaksha Temple, Ugra Narasimha, the 6.7 km metres tall monolithic, the Pushkatni Tank, the Mahanavami Dibba, etc.
Temples of the city are noted for their large dimensions, florid ornamentation, bold and delicate carvings, stately pillars, magnificent pavilions and a great wealth of iconographic and traditional depictions which include subjects from the Ramayana and the Mahabharata.
Hampi holds many a delightful surprise. The most famous is the King’s Balance where kings were weighed against gold or money which was then distributed to the poor.
The Pampapati temple is one of the largest temples among Hampi monuments. the Vitthala temple is an excellent example of Vijayanagar style.
Also present are some monolithic statue of Lakshmi, Narasimha and Ganesa which are noted for their massiveness and grace. Other temples in the surrounding are the Krishna temple, Pattabhirama temple, Hazara Ramachandra, Chandrashekhara temple and the Jaina Temple.
Open on all weekdays from sunrise to sunset.
Free entry on Fridays.
Best Time To Visit
September to February.
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