Solo Tripping - Hampi Diaries - Part 2

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Places i visited on the Mainland

The Ruins (Blast from the past)

1. Under Ground Shiva Temple

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2. Lotus Temple and Elephant Stable

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Lotus Temple
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Telescopic Arch views from all sides
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Elephant's Stable

3. Hazara-Rama Temple 

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Over a 1000 rama figures etched on the boundary wall
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Main entrance

4. Pushkarni - The lotus bath pond

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There were a lot of other places with similar ponds. 

5. The Vitthala Temple Complex

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Structures inspired by the sun temple
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Cascaded layers and  structures. 

The most interesting thing i discovered was that the pillars could produce sound of different kinds and frequencies. They would play a full beat back in the day and had the queen and other women dance to their tunes.

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Vishnu Temple
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Virupaksha Temple

6. Laxmi Narsimha Temple and Badaviling Temple

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The famous Narsimha figure (restored)
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The huge Shivalinga carved out of a single rock.

7. Matanga Hill

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The last shot 
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Amazing.. sculptures..and carvings..
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