Hampi, the UNESCO World Heritage Site in Karnataka is known for its exquisite ancient temples and palace ruins. It has been listed 'second' on The New York Times' annual list of 52 must-see places around the globe.
Hampi is the legacy of the 16th century Vijayanagara Empire with its well-preserved monoliths and stone temples that continue to fascinate tourists from around the world.
A visit to this Indian UNESCO World Heritage Site is a once-in-a-lifetime experience. Located in the Ballari District of Karnataka, Hampi was the worldâ€™s largest medieval-era city after Beijing by 1500 CE.
Presently in ruins, the trading markets, farms and temples of the city still sing paeans to its opulent culture. The Virupaksha Temple and Vijaya Vittala Temple are the most iconic places in Hampi. The Lotus Temple, Krishna Bazaar, and Matanga Hill will leave you awestruck.
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