11 attractions you should visit in Ballari - With photos & details

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Top 11 attractions to explore in Ballari

Located in the north eastern part of Karnataka which has the highest deposits of Iron ore

Bellary FortDevi Nagar, Ballari, Karnataka 583104, India
Notable Architectures

Perched on the top of Ballari Gudda. It is built in 2 parts. the lower and the upper part. It has a decorated history and harbors, historical and religious monuments alongside its premises. A popular viewpoint in the city

Daroji Sloth Bear SanctuarySeetharama Tanda, Karnataka 583215, India
Wildlife Sanctuaries

Created exclusively for the preservation of sloth bear which has a diversified flaura ad fauna. Trekking lovers can explore this area.

Elephant's StablesHampi, Karnataka 583239, India
Notable Architectures

Long structure with a row of domed chamber which were used to keep royal elephants . A good example of Indo Islamic architecture

Hazara Rama TempleBellary, Karnataka 583239, India
Hindu Temples
Notable Architectures

Situated at the heart of the Royal area which is functioning as a private temple for the Royal family. The walls of the temple is beautifully decorated by so many historical architectural works.

Hemakuta Hill TemplesHemakuta Hill Temple, Hampi, Karnataka 583239
Hindu Temples
Notable Architectures

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 GaneshaHampi, Karnataka 583239, India
Hindu Temples
Old Ruins

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.

Lotus Mahal HampiSH 131, Hampi, Karnataka 583239, India
Notable Architectures

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

Mathanga HillHampi, Karnataka 583239, India
1 Day Treks

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.

Hindu Temples
Notable Architectures

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

Vijaya Vittala TempleHampi, Karnataka 583239, India
Art Centres
Old Towns

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

Virupaksha TempleHampi, Karnataka 583239, India
Outdoors- Other
Hindu Temples
Notable Architectures

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.

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