Hampi - Where history comes alive!

Tripoto
Photo of Hampi, Karnataka, India by Ryokõ-shä

Hampi is a sought after hereitage site in Karnataka, that draws both domestic and foreign tourist. After its recognition as UNESCO world heritage site, the place has garnered more ground to attract tourists.

Photo of Hampi - Where history comes alive! by Ryokõ-shä

The village lies on the banks of the Tungabhadra river. It served as a significant capital region protected from all sides by the river and hills on the others. The structures and ruins standing today forms the group of monuments at Hampi.

There are various ways to reach Hampi, by booking a car, by bus or by train up to Hospet from where again cars have to be hired. We hired a car for two days to go around the place.

Photo of Hampi - Where history comes alive! by Ryokõ-shä
Photo of Hampi - Where history comes alive! by Ryokõ-shä
Photo of Hampi - Where history comes alive! by Ryokõ-shä
Photo of Hampi - Where history comes alive! by Ryokõ-shä
Photo of Hampi - Where history comes alive! by Ryokõ-shä
Photo of Hampi - Where history comes alive! by Ryokõ-shä

A large part of the group of monuments constitute the temples, rest are museums, palaces, stables and other structures. Few of these temples are still used for worship.

Photo of Hampi - Where history comes alive! by Ryokõ-shä
Photo of Hampi - Where history comes alive! by Ryokõ-shä
Photo of Hampi - Where history comes alive! by Ryokõ-shä
Photo of Hampi - Where history comes alive! by Ryokõ-shä
Photo of Hampi - Where history comes alive! by Ryokõ-shä

Hampi derived its name from the river Tungbhadra also known as Pampe.

Photo of Hampi - Where history comes alive! by Ryokõ-shä
Photo of Hampi - Where history comes alive! by Ryokõ-shä
Photo of Hampi - Where history comes alive! by Ryokõ-shä

Do visit the Tenali Raman Pavillion.

Photo of Hampi - Where history comes alive! by Ryokõ-shä
Photo of Hampi - Where history comes alive! by Ryokõ-shä
Photo of Hampi - Where history comes alive! by Ryokõ-shä

Hiring a car enables you to wander around the place and go for some nearby sightseeing!

Be the first one to comment