Lotus Mahal Hampi - 5 Things to Know Before Visiting
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About Lotus Mahal Hampi
Situated within the Zenana enclosure , a secluded area reserved for the royal ladies of the Vijayanagara empire. The structure resembles the petals of a lotus.This is a good example of Indo Islamic architecture
Attractions Near Lotus Mahal Hampi
Queen's bath Hampi
0.77km from Lotus Mahal Hampi
Queen's bath is located near the entrance to the Royal Enclosure in Hampi. It is beleived to be used as the private bathing chamber and royal pleasure complex for the king and the queens of Vijayanagara Empire. The large pool constructed in the center of the structure is surrounded by beautiful arched corridors and ornate balconies.
Underground Shiva Temple (Prasanna Virupaksha Temple)
0.83km from Lotus Mahal Hampi
For some curious reasons, this temple dedicated to Lord Siva was built many meters below the ground level. Almost all the time the sanctum and the core parts of the temple are underwater, restricting entry to the inner areas. There is a beautiful lawn built around the temple. Usually a less crowded location
1.77km from Lotus Mahal Hampi
One of the largest statues of Lord Ganesh in southern India. It has a height of 4.6 meters and is carved out of a single boulder. The belly of Ganesha has been chiseled in such a manner that it resembles a Bengal gram (known as Kadalekalu in the local language). The temple hall is decorated with tall and slender granite pillars.
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The dome of this structure looks like an open lotus bud. It's double storied but visitors are not allowed to enter inside.
Believed to be the socializing area of Royal women. Unlike most other structures in hampi, this was made of lime mortar and bricks.
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