Inside India’s Lost Temple City Where Monkeys Rule; Anna Marie Houlis; Daily Beast

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.

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Swarajya Heritage Tours: Join Us For A Year End Trip To Hampi; Swarajya

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Railway users take to Twitter to demand additional Bengaluru-Hampi daily train; The News Minute

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…

Source: Railway users take to Twitter to demand additional Bengaluru-Hampi daily train

Heavy rains cause partial collapse of Hampi heritage structure; Soumya Chatterjee; The News Minute

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.

Source: Heavy rains cause partial collapse of Hampi heritage structure

Beyond the “Golden Triangle”: four inspiring India itineraries; Jane Chilton; Telegraph

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The Ultimate Travel Itinerary For Your First Trip To Hampi!; Sharon Alphonso; PopXO

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Bengaluru chef attempts to take a selfie, knocks down 2 Hampi pillars; Vikram Gopal; Hindustan Times

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.

Source: Bengaluru chef attempts to take a selfie, knocks down 2 Hampi pillars | india news | Hindustan Times

Another Act Of Vandalism In Hampi: Bengaluru Tourist Arrested For Damaging Pillars Near Vijaya Vitthala Temple Site; Swarajya

Nagaraj is said to have pushed one of the pillars, which collapsed onto another pillar, both falling to the ground.

Read more: Bengaluru Tourist Arrested For Damaging Pillars Near Vijaya Vitthala Temple Site

10 Best Backpacking Destinations in India in 2019; Luxatic

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.

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Monday Flashback — Temples of Hampi, Karnataka; Econaur

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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5 Unknown Facts about Hampi; John Roshan Anto; Silicon India

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World heritage site Hampi in Karnataka faces flood threat; Tribune India

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.

Source: World heritage site Hampi in Karnataka faces flood threat

A walk through some mysterious ‘Ghost Towns’ of India; India Times

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!

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IRCTC 4-Day Hampi Tour Package: Cost, Itinerary, Other Details Here; NDTV

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.

Source: IRCTC 4-Day Hampi Tour Package: Cost, Itinerary, Other Details Here

Preserve soul of Hampi, prepare master plan: Intach; Shivakumar Malagi; Deccan Chronicle

The government has proposed a revised a Hampi Master Plan- 2021 and as part of this exercise, experts and public opinion has been sought.

Source: Preserve soul of Hampi, prepare master plan: Intach

Hotel Review: Heritage Resort Hampi, Hospet in India; Bindu Gopal Rao; Luxury Lifestyle Magazine

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…

Source: Hotel Review: Heritage Resort Hampi, Hospet in India

Travel local: Explore the temple ruins of Hampi, go on a road trip to Spiti; Nimisha Tiwari; Economic Times

You can also go on a photography trail to see the lively streets and sea side treats of Mumbai come alive.

Source: Travel local: Explore the temple ruins of Hampi, go on a road trip to Spiti

Tracing Hindu mythology – 7 places you need to visit in India; Shikha Gautam; India Times

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.

Source: Tracing Hindu mythology – 7 places you need to visit in India

Ruining the ruins: Keep vandals out; Shivakumar Malagi; Deccan Chronicle

Hampi was a forgotten wonder until 1856 when it was re-discovered by Alexander Greenlaw of the East India Company.

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Men Who Destroyed Pillar In Hampi Arrested For Vandalism, Say They ‘Did It In Excitement’; Akanksha Agarwal; StoryPick

Serves them right…

Source: Men Who Destroyed Pillar In Hampi Arrested For Vandalism, Say They ‘Did It In Excitement’