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Virupaksha Temple

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Address: Hampi, India

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What architecture :)

Amazing Gopuram, Pinhole camera concept in architecture. Elephant will bless you for 10 bucks and overall enjoyable

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
New Delhi, India
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New Delhi, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Amazing Gopuram, Pinhole camera concept in architecture. Elephant will bless you for 10 bucks and overall enjoyable

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Bengaluru, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The visit to this temple was awesome. I felt that the authorities could have done a better job by cleaning the surroundings and the temple but it was ok. The bus service to go there was fine but the auto cost is a bit to high. i think it is a great place to visit so enjoy!

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Gatineau, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This temple has been an important pilgrimage center for worshipers of Lord Shiva. It is visited by a lot of tourists and pilgrims.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This temple is indeed majestic as far as it gopuras, inner courts and resting halls for visitors are concerned. The elephant Laxmi, blessing the visitors, the yantra near the tower placing lamps where you place your palm and make a wish and the monkeys all around - all this makes the place unique.Please do not visit in the afternoon as... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing Temple....With a stunning gopuram....The maintenance is also good...Main highlight of the Hampi trip..Jus loved it

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Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went ere with really high expectations. but a disappointment. just a crowded place. go there only if you are really religious.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was amazing to learn that what you can see of the Virupaksha temple from afar is only the archway of the entrance gate. It just makes you wonder what this civilzation was like at its zenith. The inner areas are very very interesting, do go with a good guide. Lakshmi the elephant gave us her blessings inside as well.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful, unbelievable architecture and design..... Very much creative.... Photography allowed... Lots of visitors...

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Bengaluru, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The entire area gives a feel of the richness of culture in Indian history. The temple is very artistic. In fact the entire group of monuments here is simply a treat to eyes. It could be a nice place for educational trips or a family trip with growing children (teens) who are interested to know Indian history, culture and art.

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Bangalore, Karnataka, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Sri Virupaksha temple, the most famous and important temple of Hampi, is located at the western end of Hampi Bazaar in Hampi. It is situated on the southern bank of the Tungabhadra River and it is part of the Group of Monuments at Hampi, designated as an UNESCO World Heritage Site.

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