Hampi is undoubtedly one of the most interesting, mysterious and historically rich places in India. Declared as a UNESCO World Heritage Site and protected under the Archaeological Survey of India, this beautiful city is attracting thousands of tourists from all over the globe.
Hampi is a small and enchanting ruined city in Karnataka. Situated on the banks of river Tungabhadra, this place is a history buff’s paradise. Before I start off with the major attractions of this ruined land, it’s important that you learn about Hampi’s history: a journey from unimaginable wealth to destruction. Check it out in The History Behind the Ancient City of Hampi.
You can easily reach Hampi via public transportation like a bus. It’s readily available, and there is absolutely no hassle to reach here. You can also visit Hampi and many other South Indian states by the luxury train, Golden Chariot. Read all about it in Take a Ride on the 5 Most Luxurious Trains in India. October to February is the best time to explore Hampi due to the pleasant weather.
Now if you’ve decided to visit, here are some of the major sights to see in Hampi that you cannot miss.