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Hampi Travel Guide


  • Hampi Travel Guide
Hampi At a Glance
  • Population:10,000
  • Area :26 sq.kms
  • Geo Location:South West
  • Average Climate:12°C - 40°C
  • Best time to visit:September - February
  • STD Code:08394

Introduction

Hampi is famous as the magnificent city of ruins. It is a city in Indian state Karnataka and located besides the Tungbhadra River. It is 352 km from Bangalore. Hampi Tour are a great insight into the history and tourist attractions in Hampi indicate the artistic excellence and power of the then rulers of Hampi. Hampi was the capital of renowned kingdom of Vijaynagar Empire of 14th century to 16th century. Hampi is regarded as most wonderful in ruins of India and is in the list of world heritage center.

Major tourist spots in Hampi can be divided into two broad areas: the Hampi Bazaar Part and the Royal center near Kamalapuram.

There are numbers of tourist attractions in Hampi. The main tourist attraction in Hampi is the sites of ruins, which you can explore. Existing structures tell stories about the glorious past of Vijayanagar Empire.

One activity you can perform during Hampi Tour is climbing the Matangi Hills.

On the Hampi Tour you can visit many temples belonging to that period.

The Virupaksha Temple, Achutaraya Temple, Hazara Rama Temple and the Vithala Temple are worth visiting here. Some other monuments you can visit during the Hampi Tour are Queen's bath, monolithic Ganesha, Ugra Narasimha. The Stone's Chariot, Elephant Stable, Balakrishna Temple, Sasivekalu Ganesha Temple, King's balance.

These tourist spots speak volumes about the history and culture of the Great Vijaynagar Empire.

The best season for Hampi Tour is monsoon and winters.

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