The New York Times recently listed Hampi as the 2nd best place to visit in the World in 2019 after Puerto Rico; and even though this may have come as a surprise for many, one visit to this beautiful town will explain why it is favoured so much by travellers across the globe. This UNESCO World Heritage site in the state of Karnataka was once the capital of one the largest kingdoms of India, the Vijayanagara Empire. Over time, it’s amazing architecture, ruins and breathtaking landscape has captured the attention of travellers, especially backpackers across the world.
This backpacker culture in this small town has bought with it a plethora of quaint and themed cafes which are now the highlight of a visit to Hampi. From Israeli to Indian and Italian, these offer a variety of cuisines. While alcohol and non vegetarian food is banned on the main town side, a visit to the nearby Hippie island will give you some good options for alternate cuisines. Irrespective of which side of the town you visit though, here is the list of 10 must visit cafes for your next visit to Hampi.
Laughing Buddha Cafe