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Vitthala Temple

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The Vittala Temple is a an ancient monumental temple in Hampi. Located near the banks of Tungabhadra river, it is one of the most prominent structures in the Hampi. This ancient temple's construction can be dated back to the 15th century. It was built when the Vijayanagara empire was at its peak, during the reign of Devaraya II.

The Vittal temple known for its exquisite carving done with precision and finesse. The temple still exuberates grandeur it had ages ago. It depicts the sense of creativity and the brilliance of the artisans of the bygone era. This temple is built in a typical Dravidian style of architecture, with incessant carvings, and full attention to detail. The Vittala temple attracts thousands of visitors annually. The tourists are awestruck by the spellbinding beauty of this temple. If you are anywhere near Hampi, this a destination you do not want to miss out

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Location:
Hampi
Karnataka, India
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Ticket / Cost / Expenses
₹10
Time people usually spend here:
1.5 hours
Latitude / Longitude:
15.3422811°N, 76.4751499°E
Distance from Hampi city center to Vitthala Temple
-- km
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Read traveller's reviews about Vitthala Temple..

Overall Rating:4.6

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  '5' out of 5
"Mind blowing sculptures. The only place in hampi where I would suggest one hire a guide. There are many unique features like sculptures of Chinese and European traders which we usually miss as we don't expect it there and much more."
  '5' out of 5
" I have visited this place .Amazing architecture during those times. The sounding pillars is main part of this temple. Really hampi is an amazing place to be visited."
  '4' out of 5
"Vittala temple complex is definitely the main attraction of Hampi - it is a testimony to the stupendous architectural achievements of the Vijayanagara era. It is home to one of the only three stone chariots in India. Also, the nritya mahal (a separate building for dance and other recreational activities) is also interesting for the use of acoustics to generate different melodies from the stone pillars - this goes to show how advanced the civilization was! It is recommended to hire a guide (300 INR as of 2015) to get a better understanding of this historical site."
  '5' out of 5
"Awesome architecture and archeological department is doing its best to preserve this ancient marvel. Must see place in Hampi. Take a guide who are available near temple for better understanding of the place. "
  '5' out of 5
"One of the main attraction temple in Hampi, Amazing "

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