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Lakshmi Narsimha Temple

This temple features the biggest effigy in Hampi, of Narasimha sitting on SeshaNaag i.e. the seven headed snake acting as a shelter to him. The idol of Goddess Lakshmi is placed along with that...

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Hazara Rama Temple

The Hazara Rama temple is one of its kind. The temple even though defunct; has the walls covered with intricate sculptures. The whole Indian epic of Ramayana has been depicted on the walls. It...

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Elephant Stables

The Elephant Stables served as an enclosure for royal elephants back in the day of the Vijayanagra Empire. Eleven domed chambers are seen here with a particularly decorated one which served as an enclosure...

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Lotus Mahal

Close to the Zenana Enclosure, is a monument that stands out in its design and style from most of the structures of Hampi. Another complex, for royal women, this one gets its name from...

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Zanana Enclosure

The Zenana Enclosure was primarily the Women’s Quarters. A part of the Royal Enclosure, this was a place especially for the Royal women i.e. the Queen and her friends and companions. This palace is...

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Mahanavami Dibba

This structure served as a focal point from where the Vijayanagara kings ruled their Kingdom. Various aspects of courtly life are depicted on this huge structure, including a gem studded throne. Place with lot...