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All reviews main gopuram the river dedicated to lord shiva south india capital city vijayanagara empire both sides bus stand the main attraction beautiful architecture musical instruments hemakuta hill century ad a unesco world heritage site other attractions must visit place early morning
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Unlike the other temples, which were destroyed and hence not being worshiped, this temple is still intact, and all the rituals are being followed here every day. But then that's the problem in a way because it has all the issues which we see with...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This temple spells the splendour of an era which is remembered only by its ruins. Right from the presiding deity to the three-headed Nandi to the ceiling paintings, this temple shows the visitor glimpses of the beautiful past. Not to miss a boat ride across...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful architectural brilliance contributed by Krishnavdevaraya and dedicated to Lord Shiva on the banks of Tungabadra. This is one of the only temple of the Vijayanagar empire where puja is conducted. There is a kalyani inside the temple which looks serene and beautiful. There is...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

And wish visitors were better behaved wrt cleanliness inside and outside the premises. SwacchBharat can not be a one-man job!

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The temple was busy with devotees at the puja time. Thsi shiva temple was of a different nature, the presence of three Nandis seemed unique.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Place has giant stone carved temple...situated around are the few other historical monuments! There is hampi market nearby which helps you to buy stone artistry! Ideal visit in evening during arti time, the caretaker of temple play authentic musical instruments beautifully! There are shared auto...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great architecture in the temple. Can have a darshan inside the temple. also view Elephant inside & take its blessings

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Virupaksha temple is the only intact temple in Hampi amongst the surrounding ruins. This is also the oldest temple with the inner structure built sometime in 7th century and major additions made by Vijayanagara rulers. The main temple consists of a sanctum, a pillared hall...More

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Reviewed October 3, 2018

amazing architecture and design of the temple along witht associated history - attracts the tourist, must visit once.

Thank SiaS104
Reviewed October 2, 2018

Virupaksha temple is awesome place. Temple is built in Dravidian architecture with mesmerizing sculptures.

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June 2, 2018|
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Response from Shiva P | Reviewed this property |
1 Day trip to Hampi We have visited Hampi on 24th Dec 2017 from Hyderabad. One day trip to Hampi. Must visit place in Hampi. Hosapet is the nearest town (13 kms) to reach Hampi. It has Hosapet Jn Railway station and bus... More
June 2, 2018|
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Response from Nikhil P | Reviewed this property |
Well, 3 days are more than enough to explore hampi and badami. I did a solo trip over during the holi weekend. It will require a lot of stamina to walk around in Hampi . So I suggest you can take a cab or an auto rickshaw... More
April 6, 2018|
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Response from Rahul A | Reviewed this property |
3 days will be little too less to cover all the places. But if you're still want to do the same, then reach Hampi/Badami whichever is nearest to your place and cover Badami, aihole, and pattadkal in 1.5 days and then travel... More