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Virupaksha Temple

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Address: Hampi, India

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This city will remain forever in my heart . Breathtaking, when I look at all here. This extremely beautiful. This temple is the oldest, working up to these days. NICE…

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Bali, Indonesia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This city will remain forever in my heart . Breathtaking, when I look at all here. This extremely beautiful. This temple is the oldest, working up to these days. NICE…

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Colchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is one of the few functioning temples in Hampi. A lot of the building was done by Hampi's most famous king- Krishna Devarayar. The Gopuras (towers) are very impressive and when inside don't miss out the little room where an inverted shadow of the Gopura is visible (pin hole technology). The architecture is very reminiscent of South Indian and... More 

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Bengaluru, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

When you visit Hampi, visit to Virupaksha Temple is mandatory. This among the few temples in the ruins where puja ( Prayers ) are still held. The beautiful carved halls, the ceiling painted with depictions from the religious folklore. This temple has also a rare 3 headed Nandi, the bull of Lord Shiva...the attached photos will tell the story.

Thank Raju1954
Bengaluru, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The temple gives you a great insight of what Hampi would have been like at the peak of Vijayanagara Empire but it has certainly lost its charm . The detailing in the sculptures are missing , the wall art is completely damaged and time has taken its toll. Still its a place you cannot miss , entry fees Rs 2... More 

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New Delhi, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Amazing Gopuram, Pinhole camera concept in architecture. Elephant will bless you for 10 bucks and overall enjoyable

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Bengaluru, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The visit to this temple was awesome. I felt that the authorities could have done a better job by cleaning the surroundings and the temple but it was ok. The bus service to go there was fine but the auto cost is a bit to high. i think it is a great place to visit so enjoy!

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Gatineau, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This temple has been an important pilgrimage center for worshipers of Lord Shiva. It is visited by a lot of tourists and pilgrims.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This temple is indeed majestic as far as it gopuras, inner courts and resting halls for visitors are concerned. The elephant Laxmi, blessing the visitors, the yantra near the tower placing lamps where you place your palm and make a wish and the monkeys all around - all this makes the place unique.Please do not visit in the afternoon as... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing Temple....With a stunning gopuram....The maintenance is also good...Main highlight of the Hampi trip..Jus loved it

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Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went ere with really high expectations. but a disappointment. just a crowded place. go there only if you are really religious.

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