The government has imposed weekend restrictions at the UNESCO World Heritage Site, Hampi, considering a spike in Covid-19 cases. “Temples and monuments under the Archeological Survey of India (ASI) will remain closed on Saturday and Sunday”.
This Indian city is a Unesco world heritage site featuring beautiful landscapes and ancient architecture.
Hampi travel guide: A first-time traveller’s manual to a beautiful heritage town in Karnataka; Pallavi Mehra; GQ India
Soak in some history in the city of ruins this long weekend…
Hampi is well-known for its stone temples, which have also made it a UNESCO World Heritage site. The ruins and stone temples that you witness here offer a peek to its affluent culture and history. As per the records, this spot flourished under the reign of Krishnadevaraya and was once known to be one of the wealthiest cities in India. Till date, there are several spots to visit that are a must for a soulful vacation here.
Hampi, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is a captivating little temple town in Karnataka, set on the banks of River Tungabhadra. The town is also renowned as the keeper of ancient ruins, and quite rightly as the place will instantly transport you into the bygone eras, to the world of kings and queens. Hampi, a treasure trove of ancient ruins, has a lot to offer to hungry travellers interested in world history. Let’s find out more about some of the prominent temples in Hampi.
Sa, Re, Ga, Ma pillars? Yes! That is what the famous musical pillars in the Vittala Temple in Hampi are called. This temple is an ancient structure, well-known for its architecture and unmatched craftsmanship. The monument is easily one of the largest and most famous structures in the group of monuments in Hampi.
Source: The Temple with Musical Pillars
There is so much more to Hampi than what meets the eye…
Source: The Secret World of Hampi
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