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Vithala Temple Complex

Bellary District, Hampi, India
+91 82773 35218
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stunning Heritage

Astonishing ruin complex, one of the must visit. Well maintained & photographer's paradise. Set up... read more

Reviewed 21 May 2017
F0xtraveller
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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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This place is nice but you have to pay 500 rupees for the entrance if you are a foreigner. I have... read more

Reviewed 20 May 2017
Полина Н
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  • Very good24%
  • Average3%
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“stone chariot” (174 reviews)
“vithala temple” (111 reviews)
“musical pillars” (146 reviews)
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Bellary District, Hampi, India
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+91 82773 35218
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Reviewed 21 May 2017

Astonishing ruin complex, one of the must visit. Well maintained & photographer's paradise. Set up in a beautiful ambiance, will win your heart.

Thank F0xtraveller
Reviewed 20 May 2017

This place is nice but you have to pay 500 rupees for the entrance if you are a foreigner. I have been to many places in Hampi and, as for me, this is not the best one. However, it is worth seeing because being in...More

1  Thank Полина Н
Reviewed 19 May 2017 via mobile

The maintenance and the carvings are great. The government is maintaining this land so well and creating employment for more women in the village who drive buggies. It's a great heritage sight.

Thank DavidSonia94
Reviewed 17 May 2017

Few tourists, amazing places... like doing Indiana Jones. I can only recommend to dedicate a day/ half a day to visit the whole area. By the way, it is super fine without local guide, and reading the notes of Lonely planet

Thank werci
Reviewed 15 May 2017

The Vittala Temple or Vitthala Temple in Hampi is an ancient monument that is well-known for its exceptional architecture and unmatched craftsmanship. ... The iconic temple has amazing stone structures such as the incomparable stone chariot and the fascinating musical pillars.

Thank Veeral P
Reviewed 15 May 2017

A masterpiece of Vijayanagara Architecture. Only remains are there now, still worth seeing Must visit.

Thank Sanjay_maheesan
Reviewed 6 May 2017

How rich we were in Infra....unless n untill u visit u can't get to know. Please hire a guide to know the history and making of it. Try to visit early morning.

Thank Rohan M
Reviewed 28 April 2017

Do take a knowlegable guide, there are many licensed guides from the archeological society of India available, who can take you around and describe not only the history but also point out the effects of various dynasties on the architecture, and point out little nuances...More

Thank usk
Reviewed 27 April 2017

A massive site full of monuments and artifacts that could take at least half a day to explore fully. Make sure you are protected from the sun and carry water!

Thank Scrumbie
Reviewed 27 April 2017

This temple seemed to be more than what met the eye. With a structure that seemed to have supported water passages and fountains, and expansive dance or other utility halls, this seemed to be more of an entertainment or community centre of yore rather than...More

Thank madzsen
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bankasathyanarayana
Yes tickets are must. But not for infants. Even if you use public transport, you have to get down at the entry, then have to take electrically run vehicles. Public transport vehicles are not allowed to reach this place. Available, run by locals at the road side.
11 April 2017|
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Response from kinjalshah2017 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, That's correct, You need to purchase locally run Golf cart tickets
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Shekhar K
When is there holiday or closure of complex
21 February 2017|
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Response from bankasathyanarayana | Reviewed this property |
You should have been very specific about your question. You can visit all the monuments in all 365 days, from 6 AM to 8 PM. Only two places are protected with doors and fencing are, 1) Vittala complex and 2) Royal enclosure... More
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Sharon C
I'll be going to the Hampi site in April 2017, can the whole site be seen in one day, if not I'll stay an extra day. Thanks a million, Sharon Carlson
24 December 2016|
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Response from Narendar N | Reviewed this property |
Hey Sharon, if this question was about all the sites in Hampi, it will be kind of tough.. There are too many places and all of them are equally good.. If you are really interested to know in detail then I would suggest... More
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