Hampi (UNESCO World Heritage Site)

I visited Hampi in the year 2005 with my friends.Its very beautiful with Boulder hills and Thungabadhra river,little bit hot comparitively to banglore,but we all enjoyed well.Archtectual beauty of temples are awsome,through out the year thousands of foreign nationals visit this place to know the histoy of Indian Kings.It is around 350Km from Banglore.Rented bikes and bicycles also availble for tourists.

 

Hampi the former capital of the Vijayanagara Empire from 1336 to 1565 and it is also World Heritage Site situated at the banks of River Thungabadhra.Hampi is a sanctified place for the Hindus as it is Pampakshethra -home of Pampa, the daughter of Lord Brahma and wedded to Shiva.

During ancient times, Hampi had been a trade center, with the horses and gems.According to History it is said that diamonds were sold on the streets.






 

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