When this former center of the jewel trade was plundered in the 16th century, it was left abandoned, and today it’s one of the most magical (and unknown) visited ruins in India.
According to regulars, the only train now connecting Bengaluru and Hosapete, Hampi Express, is always fully booked. With this, passengers are forced to rely on bus services, which usually cost double…
Heavy rains in Karnataka’s Ballari district over the last few days have damaged one of the structures at the UNESCO World Heritage site of Hampi. According to police officials, a portion of the 16-pillar salu mantapa, located near the Virupaksha Temple, collapsed on Sunday.
Nagaraj, who works as a chef, was caught on Wednesday after the incident occurred as security guards in the historical complex noticed him near the fallen pillars.
Nagaraj is said to have pushed one of the pillars, which collapsed onto another pillar, both falling to the ground.
There’s no better time to pack that backpack and head off into the misty mountains of the Himalayas, the backwaters of Kerala, the beaches of Goa.
Hampi, also referred to as the Group of Monuments at Hampi, is a UNESCO World Heritage Site located in east-central Karnataka, India. It…
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The world heritage site Hampi along the banks of Tungabhadra River in Ballari district has been inundated with authorities releasing over 1.70 lakh cusecs of water from a reservoir on Sunday morning.
There are a number of spooky and scary places in the country which once used to be flourishing and happy places brimming with people. But over the time, these places were consumed by darkness and death and became Ghost Towns. Deserted, cold and eerie feeling engulfs you the moment you set foot inside any such place. Not much information is available on what happened to such places, for some it was natural calamity, for others they say it was a curse! Let’s have a look at some of the spookiest and mysterious ghost towns in India that you might not even be aware of till date!
IRCTC Tour Package: IRCTC is offering a three nights and four days tour package to the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Hampi in northern Karnataka.
The government has proposed a revised a Hampi Master Plan- 2021 and as part of this exercise, experts and public opinion has been sought.
Travel writer Bindu Gopal Rao discovers Heritage Resort Hampi, a luxury resort close to the famed ruins of Hampi that makes it the perfect place to explore the…
You can also go on a photography trail to see the lively streets and sea side treats of Mumbai come alive.
India is home to many wonders and tales that have hooked the world for some centuries now. If tales, folklore, and mythology is what you are interested in, a trip to places that have a connection with Hindu mythology is imperative. You will find this handpicked guide to places mentioned in Hindu mythology all the more interesting if you fancy treading the blurred line between real and mythology.
Hampi was a forgotten wonder until 1856 when it was re-discovered by Alexander Greenlaw of the East India Company.
Serves them right…