Queen’s Bath in Hampi, India

Queen’s Bath is an ancient royal spot which is simple on outside but incredible within. It is situated in Hampi in Bellary, Karnataka. The Queen’s Bath is a colossal bath that exemplifies the architectural excellence prevalent during the days of the Vijayanagara Empire. It is located close to the entrance of the Royal Enclosure in Hampi.

Constructed during the reign of the Vijayanagara Empire, the Queen’s Bath impresses visitors even today, more than 500 years after it was built. The name Queen’s Bath itself defines the luxurious bath which includes a big verandah with a rectangular pool surrounded by extended balconies and carved domes where Vijayanagara Kings and Queens used to take bath. Although called Queen’s bath, the pool was used by both Kings and Queens. Tourists can visit the place on all days from 8:00am to 5:30pm and the visiting period is of 40 minutes.

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