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Hire Benkal

Hire Benkal, Karnataka, India

Monuments

About Hire Benkal

one of the largest prehistoric megalithic settlements in India Protected bu the Archaeological survey of India.


Attractions near Hire Benkal

Sanapur Lake5.14km from Hire Benkal

Formed by an irrigation reservoir, Senapur Lake is surrounded by boulder hills. The road to the lake is through numerous paddy fields and banana plantations where you can also see locals herd their livestocks. The lake has a cliff jumping point and coracle ride spot.

Anjanadri Hill Temple6.99km from Hire Benkal

It is believed to be the birthplace of Lord Hanuman. The temple sits on a hill, you need to climb over 500 steps to reach it. The view of the old ruins of Hampi along with the paddy fields around the hill is a magnificent sight.

Virupaksha Temple8.27km from Hire Benkal

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.

Vijaya Vittala Temple8.44km from Hire Benkal

Ancient monument which is well known for its exceptional architecture and unmatched craftsmanship. It has so many beautiful stone structures.This is one of the largest and famous structures in Hampi

Hemakuta Hill Temples8.51km from Hire Benkal

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

Kadalekalu Ganesha8.56km from Hire Benkal

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.

Where is Hire Benkal

Discover more attractions in Koppal, where Hire Benkal is located

Koppal6 attractions

Newborn district of Karnataka which has been carved out from Raichur district