Virupaksha Temple In Hampi, Karnataka
Marvel at this glorious relic of Southern India
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About Virupaksha Temple in Hampi
Located in the state of Karnataka in Southern India, Virupaksha Temple is one of the group of monuments at Hampi, which has been denominated as UNESCO World Heritage Site. Adorned with magnificent carvings and sculptures, the temple is surrounded with structures including a pillared walkway, courtyards, entrances, and smaller shrines reflecting its eminence as a site of pilgrimage and national prestige both in antiquity and present-time.
The Virupaksha Temple built by Lakhan Dandesha under the ruler Deva Raya-2, stands as a fabled reminiscence of the Vijayanagara Empire. Formerly knowns as Pampapati Temple- a small shrine, the Virupaksha Temple was further bestowed with other structures which turned it into a temple complex glorifying the patronage and power of Vijayanagara rulers. The Virupaksha temple architecture resembles a Dravidian architecture style, with engraved inscriptions dating back to 9th and 10th century.
Situated on the south bank of river Tungabhadra, the Virupaksha Temple, is devoted to Lord Shiva as the spouse of the local deity Pampa, who is associated with Tungabhadra river. Every year, thousands of devotees and history aficionados, head to Virupaksha Temple, Hampi, to witness to the exuberant revelry of the betrothal and marriage festivities of Virupaksha and Pampa devi held in December. The famous Chariot festival is another riveting fete which is celebrated with much fervour and pomp. Undertake a trip to Virupaksha Temple, Karnataka and capture a sight of this glorious relic of Southern India.
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Shravanipola's 3 days trip to HampiThe hotel which I stayed in have problem of not getting hot water.
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Thakkark's 5 days trip to HampiEverything was best right from cooperation of agent Ms. Shristi, from foxplore to supporter Ms. Pallavi Sharma n Kunal from Travel triangle, i rlly appreciate. Thank u Travel triangle n Foxplore for all your support n making this trip the best for us.
Sharmapooja's 5 days trip to HampiThe trip was awsome...my travel agent Ramya is very cooperative with us. Hotel was good . But the driver sethu raman is quite unprofessional and didn't know anything about coorg....not as much satisfied with that...otherwise the whole trip is really good.
Hulkund's 4 days trip to HampiNice trip thanks holidaypackage Awesome places Ooty and Coorg
Marcia's 6 days trip to HampiMueen the agent and Rihan the cab driver were very approachable and friendly. They made this trip a very memorable experience for the both of us. Really enjoyed every single day. Irupi falls and Dubare elephant camp
Kalpana's 3 days trip to HampiEverything was fantastic. I recommend this travel triangle to all. You just have to schedule date and book it rest all the things will be taken care. Many thanks to Madhu driver he was professional and took care of us till the drop point. This was our 1st experience and was mind blowing.. Would like to visit again for sure... Thanks Divya for clear explanation about package. Thanks siva for assistance with good driver madhu.. Finally thanks to Pallavi from ur dreams (trave triangle ) for responding to my queries in detail without hesitation. Visiting Ooty and spending time with my love in coorg.. And all the single thing during this trip will be my most memorable trip.. Unforgettable memories experience!! Thank you !!!
Neeturohilla's 3 days trip to HampiTrip was good. Places included in package was good. Cab and driver allotted for our trip was really great. Driver Umesh was very cooperative during full trip. Specially, during our long journey, music played was really amazing. Hotel stay was fine. The only concerned part was food service at hotel which was not upto the mark. Overall it was a nice trip. Rakesh planned it well. Amazing music in cab.. we absolutely enjoyed it.
Chiragksarvaiya's 6 days trip to HampiThe only problem we faced was a proper plan should have been arranged from the travel agent side and not left on us to decide which places should be seen when. Due to this lacking of coordination between driver and Syed we were not able to see Bandipur National Park or Mudumalai National park, we were in the impressions that we would get a chance to see any one of the place, overall good experience, good hotel @ Mysore, and Ooty was average and good resort at Coorg. Driver Inayat was not that decent, sometimes he even drove rash, we clearly told him that we had a kid with us but he didnt listen to that and drove as per his convenience. He was not cleaning the cab on daily basis, we had to remind him for that.
Nsundaresan's 5 days trip to HampiThe hotel booked in Murudeshwar and Mangalore was not upto the mark. Places that were mentioned to be visited were not completely covered. Could have been a better one.
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Virupaksha Temple is approximately 353 kilometers from the city of Bangalore.
Visiting hours of Virupaksha Temple are from 9 am to 1 pm and 5 pm to 9 pm.
Lakkan Dandesha, a nayak of Vijaynagar Empire, built this temple during the 7th century.
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