Vijaya Vithala Temple
The most impressive structure in Hampi, the Vithala Temple dates back to the 16th century and is a truly splendid example of rich architecture. The famous stone chariot, which has become an iconic symbol of the architecture of Hampi, is located inside the premises of this temple.
The temple complex is spread over a huge area. The main gate has an impressive arch with carvings, and opens in a large courtyard which has the famous stone chariot in the center. The main temple is located just behind the chariot and has beautiful carvings. There are also several other small temples inside the courtyard, all of which are definitely worth a visit. The carvings on the walls and pillars of these structures depict various gods in different forms.
Entry fee is INR 40 for Indians, same ticket you can use to visit Lotus Mahal and Museum at Zanana Enclosure.