Hampi is a village in the northern side of Karnataka. Hampi is situated on the banks of the Tungabhadra River. Hampi is basically located within the ruins of Vijayanagara, which was the former capital of the huge Vijayanagara empire. Hampi is a very religious village and centre. The village possesses many religious centres like temples and much many more. The picturesque city of Hampi is also known as “The City of Ruins”. According to the history of Hampi, it is said that Hampi formed one of the cores of the capital of the Vijayanagara empire from the year 1336 to the year 1565.
The tourist spots include Chakratirth, Coracle crossings, Achyutaraya Temple/Tiruvengalanatha Temple, Anegondi, Akka Tangi Gudda, Anjeyanadri Hill, Bhojanasala, Aqueducts and Canals, Badava Linga, Balakrishna Temple, Chandrashekara Temple, Hampi bazaar,Ganagitti Temple, Jain temples, Bhima’s Gate, Mahanavami Dibba, Kadale Kalu Ganesha, Malayavanta Raghunatha Temple, Purandaradasa mandapam, Pattaabhi Rama temple, Saraswati Temple, Sita Konda, Zenana enclosure, Vittala temple, Uddana Veerabhadra temple, The Underground Temple, Rishimukh, Bala Krishna Temple, Statue of Yoga Narasimha, Hazara Rama Temple, Stone chariot, Palace Watchtower, Yeduru Basavanna and the list goes on and on.
All the Temples in Hampi, Karnataka are a feast for the eyes, but the above four of Hampi temples are a must watch and should no way be missed out while on a tour to Hampi.