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Vithala Temple Complex

Bellary District, Hampi, India
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Ranked #1 of 35 Attractions in Hampi
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Historic Sites, Religious Sites
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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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32 reviews 32 reviews
9 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

The temple complex is very well maintained; try and hire a guide to explore the details of the sites.Battery car to reach the complex is a clever innovation :)

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Hyderabad, India
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43 reviews 43 reviews
14 attraction reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

Arguably, the Vithala Temple Complex is the biggest attraction of Hampi and you should keep at least 2-3 hours in your day to explore it. The architecture and art-work here should easily be the best among all the attractions in Hampi. At the very entry, you will find a queue of people waiting to board the electric vehicle to reach... More

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London, United Kingdom
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160 reviews 160 reviews
79 attraction reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

just one of the wonders of Hampi, and the reason why so many people make the journey to this part of india, beautiful carvings, rich history and breathtaking design will leave you in awe

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18 reviews 18 reviews
12 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

The place is very historical if one likes to explore the preserves of wealth of the amazing kingdom that existed a few centuries ago. The architecture of every place is simply mind boggling.

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Alamo, California
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24 reviews 24 reviews
21 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Amazing workmanship, precise details in stone to last for eternity, the ruins are spectacular example of Dravidian architecture at its finest.

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Nantes, France
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95 helpful votes 95 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

One of the most interesting places in Hampi. The carvings in the mandapas and in the crypt are outstanding, not to mention the amazing stone charriot. And the walk along the river to the temple from Hampi Bazaar is a delight.

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Vasco da Gama, India
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

Hats off to those artists who made the stones sing. Its a visual treat. Now there is a electric cart service to visit this place for the elderly who cannot trek the entire way .

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Pune, India
16 reviews 16 reviews
7 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

Vijaynagar used to be like no city in the world at its peak. The ruins of marvelous stone carved temples, planned complexes fail to highlight the strength of this empire. Musical pillars carved from stone demonstrate the level of acoustic knowledge they had. The water conduits and storage tanks are a wonder themselves. This place is a gold mine for... More

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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47 reviews 47 reviews
9 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

Wow! What an amazing insight to yhe history of this place. I seriously recommend taking a guide though. Also take water as it's a long day visiting the sights.

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Bangalore, India
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

The architecture of the temple is spendid. The stone chariot is beautifully carved. Do carry water bottles with you as it is very hot in summer and there are no water sources or shops nearby. We reached the temple from the back walking along the riverside ruins after vising Rangatha temple and Sugreeva Caves, so the walk was a bit... More

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