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Everything about Hampi!

Hampi is a UNESCO World Heritage Site in India located near Hospet town in the Karnataka state, India.

Among the attractions of Hampi are beautiful temples, ruins of palaces, remains of aquatic structures, ancient market streets, royal pavilions, bastions, royal platforms, treasury buildings... the list is practically endless. Hampi is a backpacker's paradise, the same way a pilgrim's delight.

www.hampi.in has everything you'll need to travel and explore Hampi.

Traveling to Hampi

Most of the visitors to Hampi arrive at the well connected Hospet Junction railway station, located about 13km from Hampi. Hospet town also has a bus station with long distance and interstate connections.

Roads to Hampi are in great shape. Driving all the way to Hampi from the neighbouring cities is not a bad idea either.

Bus, Train, Car or Bike, see options on how to travel to Hampi from your city.

How to explore Hampi

Hampi is an amazingly DIY (Do-It-Yourself) friendly site.

As an open museum, Hampi has numerous locations you can visit. The charm is to explore it in a discovery style itinerary, leaving surprises cropping up every now and then.
Consider a 3 days itinerary for a fulfilling experience. Even a one day whirlwind is feasible, though not recommended.

See how to make your custom sightseeing itinerary for Hampi.

Hampi's Hotspots

Hampi is charismatic even in its ruined state. Over 26 Sq.kilometers (10 sq.miles) of boulder-strewn hills and planes make the backdrop of Hampi unique. Dotted around the hills and its valleys are well 500 over monuments and other attractions. Let's its vastness don't overwhelm you. See the list of most popular attractions in Hampi.

Where to stay in Hampi

Start by understanding the accommodation scenario in and around Hampi.

If you've already decided on the location of stay see the budget hotels and guest houses options in Hampi Village ; backpacker huts in Virupapur Gadde  ; a couple of good hotels in Kamalapura village near Hampi. Or you may prefer the conveniences of Hospet town area with many hotel choices.

There are also a few 5 Star properties and upscale resorts around Hampi.

Before you go

Hampi is a dramatic place. Get a hang of its historic background and mythical backdrop.

If you are unfamiliar with the pantheon of Hinduism, a precursor of its iconography can help you understand Hampi's religious themes.

However great you scored in those geography classes, Hampi's geography will overwhelm you!

You will enjoy what you see at Hampi, far more.

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Hampi Itinerary Map

Hampi's attractions grouped for easy sightseeing planning.

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Hampi Landscape

Hampi Landscape

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Hampi's attractions grouped for easy sightseeing planning.

Hampi's attractions grouped for easy sightseeing planning.

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There are many interesting facts associated with the iconic 'Stone Chariot',

There are many interesting facts associated with the iconic 'Stone Chariot'.

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