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Hampi e

  1. 1. The Capital ofVijayanagara Empire
  2. 2. Pattabhirama Mandir
  3. 3. Hampi was ruled by four dynasties viz Kadambas, Chalukyas, Rashtrakutas, Hoysalas and Mohmammed Tuglaq before brothers Harihar and Bukkaestablished the famed Kingdome of Vijaynagar in 1336.
  4. 4. One of the three stone chariots of India. The other two are at Konark and Mahabalipuram
  5. 5. The wheels could turn untiltourists almost dislodged them;.
  6. 6. Barter trade of horses and diamonds with Chinese and Portuguese traders
  7. 7. These pillars produced musical notes
  8. 8. Hampi saw the Golden Age during the twenty year regimeof Krishna Devaraya, (1509-1529) the most famous king of the empire of Vijayanagr Chandrashekhara Temple
  9. 9. Queen’s Bath
  10. 10. Stepped Tank
  11. 11. Mahanavami Dibba a raised platform from where the king witnessed various ceremonies.
  12. 12. Public bath near Mahanavmi Dibba
  13. 13. Hazaara Rama mandir
  14. 14. The Ramayana is depicted on the walls of this temple in the form of sculptures
  15. 15. Watch tower guarding the zenana enclosure
  16. 16. Lotus Mahal, a fine example of Indo-Saracenic architecture
  17. 17. Stables for elephants
  18. 18. …and for their Mahouts
  19. 19. Mahouts’ barracks now house a museum
  20. 20. A visit to Hampi will make every Indian proud of our glorious heritage.

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