Best Places to Visit in Hampi

One of India's top historical destinations “Hampi” has some extremely captivating ruins,temples, bazaars and nice sightseeing that attracts thousands of visitors throughout the year. Here's a list of some of the best places to visit in and around Hampi


Archaeological Museum

Enclosing a detailed model of Hampi's layout,sculptures and assorted antiques or the grandness of Hampi and its heritage in its four galleries “Archaeological Museum” is one shouldn't miss out.

Vijaya Vittala Temple

“Vijaya Vittala Temple” dedicated to Lord Vittala (one of the incarnations of Lord Vishnu) has an expansive campus which consists several other Hampi temples, pavilions, marvellously created musical pillared halls, sculptures and carvings that describe the truly splendour, grandeur and wonders of rich architecture.

Virupaksha Temple

Dedicated to Lord Virupaksha, an avatar of Lord Shiva and the patron deity of Vijayanagra Empire have known for its wonderful structure, artistic elements and aesthetics. So get involve in religious fervour at most sacred Virupaksha Temple.

Royal Enclosure

Get ready to explore the actual residing site of the Vijayanagara Empire, “Royal Enclosure”a wide open ground consisting number of interesting and important relics like King’s Audience Hall (100-Pillared Hall), stepped tank, underground chamber and Mahanavami Debbie (commonly called Dossier Platform).

Riverside Ruins

Hampi known as the City of Ruins. And rightfully, So don’t forget to watch the riverside gorge (located to the North of the Kodandarama Temple), a likely site for some clusters of remarkable ruins like array of pavilions, partially submerged small shrines, sequence of motifs carved on the rock surface, etc.

Other Attractions

Achyutaraya Temple, Laxmi Narasimha Temple, Lotus Palace,Queen's Bath, Underground Temple, Old Palace (Gagan Mahal), Hemakuta Hill Temples, Sasivekalu Ganesha, Krishna Temple, Daroji Bear Sanctuary amongst many othersis some of the places that you can explore according to your convenience


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