The landscape of Hampi is filled with unending array of carvings. Some may want to call it an open museum. The carvings of religious as well as secular theme are carved on boulders in its natural settings as well as into the manmade structures. The following depicts a sample collection of such images....

 

Nandi on Boulder

Nandi on Boulder

Nandi Image on the boulder in the river. The is located the bathing Ghat near Virupaksha Temple

Hampi

The landscape of Hampi is filled with unending array of carvings. Some may want to call it an open museum. The carvings of religious as well as secular theme are carved on boulders in its natural settings as well as into the manmade structures. The following depicts a sample collection of such images....

Hampi Photos

Hampi photo gallery.

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Lotus Mahal

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Sunflower farming near Hampi

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Vijayanagara Coinage

Vijayanagara had a sophisticated currency system.Coins were minted from many mints in the empire.

Open sites of Hampi. bicycles are fun and smart way to explore the ruins. Seen are the Saraswathi Temple (Saraswathi Temple 2) on a small hiltop. Further ahead on this trail is  the Octogonal Bath and a number of palace complexes.

Tour Plan

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Kadirampura

Kadirampura village is located on the way to Hampi.The name Karirampura literally means the village of rice grain.

Two storied gateway at Hemakuta Hill

Photography

Hampi is photogenic.

Bring your camera along and you won’t regret the trouble.

The green wet planes, the small steep boulder hills, the extravaganza of stone architecture, the life around it all are rich in content for photography.

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