Hampi is one of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites in India located near Hospet town in the Karnataka state .
Hampi is charismatic even in its ruined state, attracting thousands of visitors every year. Vast stretches of boulder-strewn hills make the backdrop of Hampi unique.
Dotted around the hills and valleys are 500 plus monuments. Among them are beautiful temples, basements 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.
Hampi in Brief
In Hampi at every turn there is a surprise. Every monument hides more than what they reveal. As an open museum, Hampi has numerous popular (100 plus!) locations visitors throng.
This website on Hampi is cobbled with a range of information on Hampi: descriptions & photo album of various monuments ; Hampi ruins map that you can print; travel details ; tips for your Hampi trip ; Hampi hotel locations , itinerary plan and so on…