The ancient city of Hampi in the heart of Karnataka and a must-do on any backpacker's itinerary in India. Here's a guide of what to do in the city.

A Backpacker's Guide to Hampi

The ancient city of Hampi in the heart of Karnataka and a must-do on any backpacker's itinerary in India. Here's a guide of what to do in the city.

Hampi, India, was home to one of the largest Empires of the World: Vijaynagara Empire. The Hindu temples have resisted the Islamic Invasion although many were destroyed by the invasion. In the year 1325 Muhammad-bin-Tughluq led several attacks towards south India, particularly Hampi. The Vijaynagara Hindu Empire was created to protect India from the Invasions. After numerous Islamic attacks, over 200,000 Hindus were killed. Today what we see in Hampi are the remaining parts of this…

Hampi, India, was home to one of the largest Empires of the World: Vijaynagara Empire. The Hindu temples have resisted the Islamic Invasion although many were destroyed by the invasion. In the year 1325 Muhammad-bin-Tughluq led several attacks towards south India, particularly Hampi. The Vijaynagara Hindu Empire was created to protect India from the Invasions. After numerous Islamic attacks, over 200,000 Hindus were killed. Today what we see in Hampi are the remaining parts of this…

HAMPI - A unique destination which is a pilgrim’s delight, a backpacker’s hub, a historian’s riddle and a geologist’s venture – Hampi’s got it all! Except for one thing. We did not see a single resort and we hope it remains this way. Here is a list of 11 KILLER things to do in this little village in Karnataka, India. http://drifterplanet.com/hampi-awesome-things-to-do/

HAMPI: 11 AWESOME Things to Do In This Land of Mystery

HAMPI - A unique destination which is a pilgrim’s delight, a backpacker’s hub, a historian’s riddle and a geologist’s venture – Hampi’s got it all! Except for one thing. We did not see a single resort and we hope it remains this way. Here is a list of 11 KILLER things to do in this little village in Karnataka, India. http://drifterplanet.com/hampi-awesome-things-to-do/

Vijaya Nagara, India | Centuries-old temples and statues surround Hampi, in southwest India, making up what’s left of the once-powerful city...

Vijaya Nagara, India | Centuries-old temples and statues surround Hampi, in southwest India, making up what’s left of the once-powerful city...

Hampi, Hampi, India - Temple ruins at Hampi in Karnataka, India

Hampi, India — by Mahesh Srinivas

Hampi, Hampi, India - Temple ruins at Hampi in Karnataka, India

The Virupaksha temple is the main center of pilgrimage at Hampi. India

The Virupaksha temple is the main center of pilgrimage at Hampi. India

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