Hampi, India, was home to one of the largest Empires of the World: Vijaynagara Empire. The Hindu temples have resisted the Mughal Invasion although many were destroyed by the conquests. In the year 1325 Muhammad-bin-Tughluq led several attacks towards south India, particularly Hampi. The Vijaynagara Empire was created to protect South India from the Invasions. After numerous Mughal attacks, over 200,000 Indians were killed. Today what we see in Hampi are the remaining parts of this…
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 - 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 Guide! One can spend hours in the hot sun taking a rickshaw from temple to temple, or hire a guide to tell you about each one. We saw a parrot hiding up in one of the temples. You’ll walk through the mazes of boulders (the ruins of Vijayanagara) wondering how in the hell this all came to be (apparently volcanoes and erosion). The hills and boulders surrounding Hampi made for a great hide out for Kings of Inda’s past.