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Virupaksha Temple - Hampi

Thought to date back to the 7th century and attracting large numbers of Hindu pilgrims, the Virupaksha Temple is likely to be your starting point for any exploration of Hampi. 413 more words

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Coolest heritage sites in India - Part 2

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VIRUPAKSHA TEMPLE, Hampi, Karnataka

The 9-tiered tower is about 50m high.  Commissioned in the early 16th century, it stands as the only unspoilt structure in the middle of the vast ruins of an ancient city. 240 more words

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Virupaksha Temple

Virupaksha Temple is located in Hampi, 350km from Bengaluru, in the state of Karnataka.  It is part of the group of monuments at Hampi, designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site. 393 more words

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Cycling around Hampi!

Destination: Hampi, Karnataka            Distance: 740km             Number of days: 5               Number of travelers: 2


Hampi had been on my travel wish-list for a while. So what better chance could have I got to visit this scenic temple town, other than to relieve some post exam stress? 1,895 more words

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Cycling around Hampi!

Destination: Hampi, Karnataka            Distance: 740km             Number of days: 5               Number of travelers: 2 Hampi had been on my travel wish-list for a while. So what better chance could have I got to visit this scenic temple town, other than to relieve some post exam stress? 1,908 more words

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The Land Out There Brings Backpacking Culture to India

Sherwin Rebello and Divya Pai were both born in the booming metropolis of Mumbai, India. In a city of almost 12 million people, it was likely their paths would never cross—it was even less likely they would start a business together. 987 more words

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Bride & Groom

……and having seen the temple bells in yesterday’s post, here we see one of the happy couples as they step out of the temple ready to be greeted by family and friends.

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