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India’s spiritual city that ‘sings’; Malavika Bhattacharya; BBC

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In Hampi’s Vijaya Vithala Temple, 500-year-old stone pillars miraculously produce the sounds of bells and percussion. Whether that’s intentional or by chance remains a mystery.

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Hampi’s most attractive temples for a soulful vacation; Panchali Dey; Times of India

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.

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Discovering prominent tourist hotspots in Hampi; Times of India

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.

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