Tourist Places in Hampi

Places to Visit in Hampi

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Museum, Hampi
Museum, Hampi
Rank 1
Ranked 1 of 36
Places to Visit in Hampi
  • Type: Museum
  • Entry: Paid
The museum that is run by the government has many different things that were discovered while excavating the site. The museum is a small one. It has about two models of Hampi that show the topography of Hampi. The museum is comprised of four sections. They include the models, daily use... Read More »
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Monkey Temple, Hampi
Rank 2
Ranked 2 of 36
Places to Visit in Hampi
  • Type: Temple
Monkey Temple is situated on Anjanadri Hill in Anegundi. Believed to be the birth place of Sri Hanuman, Anjanadri Hill is located at a distance of 4 km from Hampi. A flight of granite steps takes you to the Monkey Temple which is a small concrete structure and the idol of Hanuman is carved from a... Read More »
Virupaksha Temple, Hampi
Rank 3
Ranked 3 of 36
Places to Visit in Hampi
  • Type: Temple
The Virupaksha temple, the most famous and important temple of Hampi, is dedicated to Lord Shiva. The temple is situated very close to the Tungabhadra River. The local bus also stops close by. It is one of India’s oldest functioning temples, since the 7th century AD, the time when it was... Read More »
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Vijaya Vittala Temple, Hampi
Rank 4
Ranked 4 of 36
Places to Visit in Hampi
  • Type: Temple
Originally built in the 15th century A D,  Vittala Temple is one of the most popular attractions in Hampi’s. Built in a rich architectural style, this spectacle is in an expansive campus with compound walls and towers as gateways. Also constructed along are many temples, pavilions and... Read More »
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Elephant Stables, Hampi
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Ranked 5 of 36
Places to Visit in Hampi
  • Type: Monument
The Elephant Stable near Lotus temple is an important site at Hampi that draws many tourists. This building which was once used to tie up elephants is now preserved as a monument. There are eleven rooms adorned with high domes and roofed with amazing carvings. The centre hall is quite big and... Read More »
Matanga Hill, Hampi
Rank 6
Ranked 6 of 36
Places to Visit in Hampi
  • Type: Hill
Matanga Hill, located in Hampi is well known for its association with the epic Ramayana. Today, it is a hotspot tourist destination because of its temples and trekking tracks. Standing on the roof of Veerabhadra Temple on top of the Hill one gets a magnificent view of the city. People come here... Read More »
Queen's Bath, Hampi
Rank 7
Ranked 7 of 36
Places to Visit in Hampi
  • Type: Historic Place
Queen’s Bath was a royal bath constructed for the kings and wives to take bath and is located in Hampi. Basically, it is a rectangular building, which has a long veranda inside that leads to a square tank of 6 feet depth from all sides. During the Kings reign, water in the tank is believed to... Read More »
Vithala Temple Complex, Hampi
Rank 8
Ranked 8 of 36
Places to Visit in Hampi
  • Type: Temple
Vithala Temple is one of those exceptional pieces of architecture, located in Hampi. On visiting the site, you will realize it was built in the form of sprawling campus with compound wall and gateway towers. Vithala is a form of Lord Vishnu who is being worshipped at this temple. There are... Read More »
Hampi Bazaar, Hampi
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Ranked 9 of 36
Places to Visit in Hampi
  • Type: Market
Hampi Bazaar is located in front of the Virupaksha Temple in Hampi. About a kilometre long, the bazaar is lined with a series of granite pavilions, some of them two storied. These structures were once part of a thriving market belonging to the Vijayanagara Empire. All of these pavilions have... Read More »
Balakrishna Temple, Hampi
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Ranked 10 of 36
Places to Visit in Hampi
  • Type: Temple
Balakrishna temple is a famous temple located in Hampi. Built by king Krishnadevaraya in 1513, this temple is a part of the Hampi ruins today. The main deity of the temple was Lord Krishna as an infant (Balakrishna). The original idol of the deity is now on display in the state museum at Chennai.... Read More »
Mahanavami Dibba, Hampi
Rank 11
Ranked 11 of 36
Places to Visit in Hampi
  • Type: Monument
The Mahanavami Dibba is the tallest structure that can be observed in the enclosure.  Three layers make up this square structure. The top can be reached by two stair cases Which has carvings of elephants, horses and others on the front. The back portion of the structure has a twin staircase... Read More »
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Narasimha Temple, Hampi
Rank 12
Ranked 12 of 36
Places to Visit in Hampi
  • Type: Temple
The Narasimha temple is built on the Gandhamadana hill facing the Tungabhadra River. It is also referred to as the Jain temple. The shrine has no idols and so, it has become difficult to determine the main deity of the temple though it is believed that the temple is of the Vaishnavites.... Read More »
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Lakshmi Narasimha Temple, Hampi
Rank 13
Ranked 13 of 36
Places to Visit in Hampi
  • Type: Temple
Lakshmi Narasimha Temple is a popular pilgrimage and tourist destination located near the Royal Centre. This giant monolithic statue of the man-lion god is the largest icon in Hampi. Narasimha is found in a cross-legged seated position, sitting on the seven hooded Sesha snake. Also known as the... Read More »
Hemakuta Hill Temple Complex, Hampi
Rank 14
Ranked 14 of 36
Places to Visit in Hampi
  • Type: Temple
Hemakuta Hill near Hampi is famous for its cluster of temples, archways and pavilions scattered all over the top. Most of these are dedicated to Lord Shiva and are built in 10th century AD. It takes only 15 minutes to climb to the top from the famous Viroopaksha Temple at the end of Hampi... Read More »
Zenana Enclosure, Hampi
Rank 15
Ranked 15 of 36
Places to Visit in Hampi
  • Type: Palace
  • Entry: Paid
The Zenana Enclosure was initially a place that was restricted to the entry of royal women only. The enclosure has a huge wall to protect the harem and to the south-east corner, there is the famous Lotus Mahal. The Lotus Mahal was built in the shape of the lotus. The building is 2... Read More »
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Hazara Rama Temple, Hampi
Rank 16
Ranked 16 of 36
Places to Visit in Hampi
  • Type: Temple
The Hazara Ramaswamy temple is located at the heart of the historical town of Hampi. It is a small temple in comparison with the others at Hampi. The outside walls of the temple are decorated with sequences from the Ramayana. Till now, this is the only temple with such carvings on the outside... Read More »
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Underground Temple, Hampi
Rank 17
Ranked 17 of 36
Places to Visit in Hampi
  • Type: Temple
This large Underground Temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva as Prasanna Virupaksha and was built many meters below the ground level. For this reason, almost all the time the sanctum and the core parts of the temple are under water, restricting entry to the inner areas. A water canal system too... Read More »
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Sasivekalu Ganesha Temple, Hampi
Rank 18
Ranked 18 of 36
Places to Visit in Hampi
  • Type: Temple
The Sasivekalu Ganesha temple is located at the southern foot of Hemakuta hill. The Ganesha idol here is a monolith that has close resemblance to mustard seeds owing to which, the locals call the Deity, Sasivekalu Ganesha, in the local language, Kannada. Owing to popular legends that the... Read More »
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Old Palace (Gagan Mahal), Hampi
Rank 19
Ranked 19 of 36
Places to Visit in Hampi
  • Type: Palace
Gagan Mahal is an old palace located in the sleepy little village of Anegundi near Hampi. This place is soaked in legends and history and lots of tourists visit this place during their tour in Hampi. The 16th century palace is surrounded by a fort and most of its parts are in ruins now. This... Read More »
Daroji Bear Sanctuary, Hampi
Rank 20
Ranked 20 of 36
Places to Visit in Hampi
  • Type: Sanctuary
Daroji Sloth Bear Sanctuary is located near Hampi. Established in the year 1994, this sanctuary is home to the endangered sloth bear. Daroji Sloth Bear Sanctuary is the ideal habitat for sloth bears that prefer to live in the small rocky caves on stony hillocks. The staple food of bears is... Read More »
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