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Hampi City Map

 

Introduction

Hampi is famous for its ruins belonging to the erstwhile medieval Hindu kingdom of Vijaynagar and it is declared a World Heritage site. The temples of Hampi, its monolithic sculptures and monuments, attract the traveler because of their excellent workmanship. The Hindu style of architecture found at Hampi reflects the splendor of the Vijaynagar Empire. The rugged landscape adds to the historic ambience of this site.

Air: The nearest airport is Bellary-77km, regular flights from Bangalore takes off for the town. Belgaum-259km is connected by Indian Airlines flights to Mumbai. 
Indian Airlines and Vayudoot flights link bangalore-353km to most parts of India.

Rail: The nearest railhead is Hospet-13km, which is connected to Bangalore, Hubli and Guntakal.

Road: Hampi is connected by road to Aihole-156 km via Hospet, Hungund. Frequent bus services to Hospet runs from Hampi that also connects other places like Anegondi, Badami, Bagalkot, Bangalore, Belgaum, Bijapur, Hyderabad, Guntakal, Kamalapur, Mantralaya, Munirabad, Mysore, Mangalore etc. Tourist bus or taxis can be hired from Hospet.

Excursion From Hampi

Tungabhadra Dam -17 Km
Tungabhadra Dam makes an excellent travel excursion from Hampi. The dam is about 590m long and 49m high constructed across the Tungabhadra River. The reservoir has a storage capacity of 1,32,559million cu.ft. of water spread over an area of 379 sq. km. There are regular bus services available from Hospet for the dam site