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Resort to stay at Hampi - Hyatt Place Hampi

We had been planning a trip to Hampi for a very long time and were delaying the trip mainly due to the paucity of hotels. Hampi is part of the erstwhile Vijayanagara Empire which was one of the most prosperous empires down south. 1,035 more words


Don’t Worry, Be Hampi

After a strange feverish travel of 1 taxi, 1 bus, 3 tuk-tuks, 1 train and a boat we finally arrived in the peaceful place of Hampi. 666 more words


"All architecture is political"

I think about these words often, a quip that stuck with me from my very first art history course. We were studying architecture found at Hampi, the opulent and glamorous capital city of the Vijayanagara kingdom, when Professor Kerin noted that even the less ornate temples were making a political statement—perhaps to throw off invaders who wouldn’t bother looking in understated places? 724 more words


Hampi Diaries

Hampi is a small village located in the ruins of the Vijayanagara city in the state of Karnataka built by the Vijayanagara Empire. It is one of the most religious cities in India. 824 more words


One way ticket to Hampi: Part 3

As it happens with me every time, plans changed paving way to exciting surprises. I decided to start the day with sunrise instead of temple visit. 1,022 more words


Hampi - The Ancient City That Speaks

Day 1

The burning morning sun and the dust agitated by the passing vehicles made me think if I should have listened to my roommate. 1,169 more words


Don't worry, be Hampi! 5 Things to do in Hampi, India

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“Don’t worry be Hampi!”

Hampi was my first weekend trip in India and it was incredible. Nestle in the ruins of the city of Vijayanagara which was the former capital of the Vijayanagara Empire. 553 more words