Hemakuta Hill Temples
Hemakuta Hill Temple, Hampi, Karnataka 583239
About Hemakuta Hill Temples
Cluster of ancient temples situated on the Hemakutta hills in Hampi. Popular viewpoint, Canvas of stones, hundreds of years old. Hemakuta hills literally means golden hillock
Attractions near Hemakuta Hill Temples
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.
This temple of shiva is designated as UNESCO world heritage site located in the heart of Hampi. It has a large gopura which is covered by architectural beauty and the surroundings of the temple is also quite impressing. The archiitectural beauty of Hampi statrts from here.
Highest point in Hampi to get an areal view of the city and surroundings. Trekkers paradise, viewpoint. There is a small temple and a cave in the hill.
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
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
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