Weekend Trip To The City Of Ruins, Hampi

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16th Apr 2019
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Day 1

You can start with a Road trip to Hampi from Bangalore, which takes around 4-5 hrs to reach.

Hampi has been declared as World Heritage Site by UNESCO.

To start with, Hampi is also known as stone city/The city of Ruins.

Entrance Gate to Hampi Kingdom

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City of Stones

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Vijaya Vittala Temple

Situated near the L shaped market of Hampi. In early days this used to be the important business spot for South India, where Foreigners used to exchange horses for Indian spices.

Also here you will find the famous Stone Chariot.

Also temple has a place where the king used to conduct programs. It has pillars which can create music with different notes in each of them.

Symbol of Hampi Heritage

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Performance room surrounded with musical pillars

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Musical Pillars

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Stone Chariot

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L shaped market to keep Horses

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The Queen’s Bath

Created specially for Queen and her Dasis. A secret place where no men could have entered at that time.

The Queen’s Bath

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The Queen’s Bath

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Royal Enclave

This is beautifully crafted place with a huge stage and a public Bath.

Common Public Bath

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The Royal Enclave

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Virupaksha Temple

It is one of the oldest temples of Lord Shiva, famous for its unique architecture.

Also don’t forget to explore the beautiful stone architectures near the temple.

Photo of Weekend Trip To The City Of Ruins, Hampi by Mohini Jain
Photo of Weekend Trip To The City Of Ruins, Hampi by Mohini Jain
Photo of Weekend Trip To The City Of Ruins, Hampi by Mohini Jain

Matanga Hills, Sunset Point

A Stone Mountain trek to view one of the best sunset in the stone city which appears orange during sunset.

Photo of Weekend Trip To The City Of Ruins, Hampi by Mohini Jain
Photo of Weekend Trip To The City Of Ruins, Hampi by Mohini Jain
Day 2

You can chill in Kishkinda Island which is 28kms away from Hampi. Also visit the Bali temple which has a small trek.

I recommend Gautami resort to chill in Kishkinda, you can get rooms as well to stay.

And in evening you can return back to Bangalore.

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