All you wanted to know about HAMPI

  • Hampi – a journey into the forgotten past. The new Rs 50/ new note has a picture of Stone Chariot Hampi. This piece is in the form of a personal travelogue with pictures thrown in.

 

This travelogue starts with drive from Bangalore to Hampi, enroute Tungabhadra Dam & Nandavana Gardens and then Hampi. Starts with Hampi’s association with the Ramayana and the Vijayanagara rulers. Covers Virupaksha Temple, Vitthal Temple and Stone Chariot, Queen’s bath, Hazara Ram Mandir and the drive back. Do take a dip in the Tungabhadra river and visit the Hanuman Mandir too. 

 

To read in PDF format.

 

To see albums on Hampi

1 Sunrise Matanga Hill

2 Royal Citadel

3 Water system

4 Temples of Hampi

5 Virupaksha Temple

6 Hampi Anegundi Hanuman

7 Vitthala Mandir

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