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It was so serene . cool and scintillating place. visit once to experience the beauty. the carvings... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Well preserved monument of vijaya nagara empire

Amongst the temples we ve seen in Hampi, this is the only temple where prayers are being performed... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Reviewed 6 days ago

It was so serene . cool and scintillating place. visit once to experience the beauty. the carvings done will simply amaze you.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amongst the temples we ve seen in Hampi, this is the only temple where prayers are being performed for the deity as bahmanis have destroyed all the other idols. The front most gopuram is taller ( said to be the tallest in Karnataka) and is...More

Thank Chandana R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Virupaksha temple is still an active temple - meaning you can pray and offer your prayers here. The structure is huge and its stunning with all the fab architecture. Approaching the temple from its back - i.e. from the small Ganesha statue is the...More

Thank Zoozoo_R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Virupaksha Temple is a active Temple of Lord Shiva and this is the reason it is most preserved. The inside architecture and paintings on the ceiling and top are very beautiful and from Hindu mythology. Even the pillars have beautiful carvings. You can sit in...More

Thank Ruchi S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a functional temple. The entire temple architecture is just awesome. Book a guide so they explain the details.

Thank Sriluck
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This temple is an incredible place to visit and view. It is a sacred pilgrimage place for many Hindus, and they are very welcoming and accommodating and even as a tourist it's easy to fit in and have a wonderful, fun and holy experience here!...More

Thank RonnieFriend
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you visit Hampi, and do not visit The Virupaksha temple, your visit is incomplete. We hired a guide and he told us about the history and it was astonishing. How during the the sunset, the reflection of the temple is reversed on a wall...More

Thank Aniketh B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Virupaksha temple is a Shiva temple with an imposing gopuram in the Dravidian style. Right now the beauty is spoilt due to scaffolding for painting/renovation of the gopuram. It is believed that as the gopuram has also some elements of Moghul architecture and there...More

Thank damvilram
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

As per my perception, this is the only temple in Hampi among the ruins, where regular pooja's take place. Hence it will be crowded, as there will be tourists as well as local people. Very huge and beautiful temple.

Thank HithaPrasad
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

One of the main temples built by Vijayanagar kings on the banks of beautiful Tungabhadra river...Good place to take river bath if one likes...one of the tallest gopurams like Madhra Meenakshi temple

Thank VYBABu
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Response from Raju1954 | Reviewed this property |
The above details given by Mr. Chaudhari are exhaustive. Stay at KSTDC. Good Clean rooms and food. Auto is a good form of travelling. Negotiate a per day rate. It would taake a good two days to cover Hampi and Anegundi... More
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Response from Krisanu G | Reviewed this property |
do you have any question.i dont understand this comment.how can photos be enough to understand Hampi.
18 October 2015|
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Response from bankasathyanarayana |
For information of the travelers/visitors, I am giving the important monuments to be visited in a chronological order. From Hospet, if one hire's a taxi or rides on the bicycle, the order of visiting the Monuments are... More