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Hampi a Lost City of Karnataka

Hampi is an ancient village of karnataka. It is having many ruined temples of Vijayanagar Empire. Hampi is also UNESCO world heritage site. It was the capital of Vijaynagar Empire in 1500AD and was the second largest city of world in that time. Vijaynagar Empire was defeated by coalition of muslim sultants in 1569 and left the whole city in ruins also called lost city. Now it is just ravaged barren area of land scattered with ruins that narrate the story of voilent past. Hampi is located at bank of Tungabhadra river. It is 375km far from Bengaluru and 140 km from hubli. Hampi can be covered in 2 days

Hampi Attractions with distances

  1. Virupaksha Temple 0.4km

  2. Vijay vittala Temple 9.8km by road and 1.9 km by walk

  3. Lotus Mahal 22 km

  4. Yantrodharka hanuman Temple 2.4km

  5. Hippie Island 23 km

  6. Matanga Hill 0.35 km

  7. Elephant Stables 3.8km

  8. Monolithic Bull 0.2km

  9. Badavilinga Temple 1.1 km

  10. Laxmi Narsimha Temple 1.1km

  11. Daroji Sloth bear Sanctuary 9.2km

  12. Achyutarya temple 2.5km

  13. Sanapur lake 28km

  14. Stepped Tank 3.4km

*Note: - All the distances are given from Hampi Bus stop

How to reach Hampi?

Hampi by Air

Closest International airport is in bengaluru which is 350km from Hampi and closest domestic airport is in Hubli which is 140km far from Hampi .

Hampi by Train

Hampi do not have its own railway station closest railway station is Hospete which is 13km away from Hampi

Hampi by Bus

There are many direct buses to hampi from pune, mumbai, Banglore, goa and bellary


Where can you stay in Hampi?

Dharmshala, Hostels, Homestays and hotels

Climate conditions of Hampi?

The weather of Hampi is mild hot in summers and it goes to 32°C . Days are pleasant and nights are chiller. Best time to visit Hampi is From November to feb.


Religious fact Hampi is known a pampa-kshetra, pampa is another name of godess parvati in hindu theology sanskrit word pampa morphed into Hampa in Kannada Language and the place where parvati pursued lord shiva came to known as Hampi.

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