Top Historical Monuments and Landmarks in Hampi

Hampi is full of historically important monuments and is perhaps the best place to witness history unfold. The wonderful monuments and the rich history attached with the destination make Hampi one of Top Historical Destinations in the world. Hampi is a very historically important place and thus sees a lot of tourists every year. Whenever you are planning to visit a historical monument in Hampi or a place of historical significance, it is always good to know a little information about the place, its opening and closing times, the ideal duration of visit and the need of tour guide to visit the historical monuments of Hampi. Explore the historical monuments of Hampi with a guided tour or opt for in-depth information of its historical account, this Hampi guide is your go-to option for free. Move to things to do in Hampi page for the complete list of attractions and activities.

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Let's witness the history of Hampi with these top historical monuments and landmarks:

  1. Vithala Temple Complex

    #1 of 18 Historical Places in Hampi
    Vithala Temple Complex

    Tags: Religious Site, Temple, Historical Site

    Address: Near Kalyan Mandapa, Hampi, Bellary, Karnataka- 583239, India

    Timings: 08:30 am - 05:00 pm Details

    This Vithala Temple Complex is situated on the North Eastern part of Hampi and is one of the most predominant attractions of this place. One of the most beautiful parts of the temple complex is the Ch...Read more

  2. Vijayanagar

    #2 of 18 Historical Places in Hampi
    Vijayanagar

    Tags: Religious Site, Temple, Village, River

    Address: Hampi, Karnataka, India

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Among the beautiful surroundings of the golden brown boulders and the green banana fields lies the ruin of the “City of Victory” or Vijayanagara. It is in present times known as Hampi. The...Read more

  3. Elephant Stables

    #3 of 18 Historical Places in Hampi
    Elephant Stables

    Tags: Art And Culture, Religious Site, Temple, Historical Site

    Address: Hampi, Bellary, Karnataka, India

    Timings: 06:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    Among the least destroyed structures of Hampi, the elephant stable is the major one. This is the place which was used as the place to keep the royal elephants. There are 11 tall domed chambers and som...Read more

  4. Monkey Temple

    #4 of 18 Historical Places in Hampi
    Monkey Temple

    Tags: Religious Site, Temple, River, Historical Site

    Address: Anjaneyadri Hills, Anegondi, Hampi, Karnataka, India

    Timings: 06:00 am - 09:00 pm Details

    The hill top Hanuman Temple is said to be the birthplace of Lord Hanumana. This is located in the center of the Anegondi area. The hill is also known as Anjaneyadri, which means the Hanuman Hill as Ha...Read more

  5. Matunga Hill

    #5 of 18 Historical Places in Hampi
    Matunga Hill

    Tags: Temple, Trail, River, Historical Site

    Address: Matanga Hill, Hampi, Karnataka, India

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Matunga is the most popular hill of Hampi. It is located in the heart of the city and is the highest point here. This is the main reason for its popularity as it provides the best view of the whole ci...Read more

  6. Statue Of Ugra Narasimha

    #6 of 18 Historical Places in Hampi
    Statue Of Ugra Narasimha

    Tags: Temple, Historical Site, Statue

    Address: Hampi, Bellary, Karnataka, India

    Timings: 06:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    The Ugra Narasimha Statue is the largest statue in Hampi that is situated in the Lakshminarasimha Temple complex. Here, the Lord Narasimha who is an avatar of Lord Vishnu and is a depiction of half ma...Read more

  7. Queen's Bath

    #7 of 18 Historical Places in Hampi
    Queen's Bath

    Tags: Outdoors, Historical Site, Heritage Building

    Address: Hampi, Bellary, Karnataka, India

    Timings: 08:30 am - 05:30 pm Details

    The name of this place has some unknown mystery behind it. This place was a part of the royal enclosure for the kings and their wives. It looks like a plain rectangular building from outside but has a...Read more

  8. Shivlinga

    #8 of 18 Historical Places in Hampi
    Shivlinga

    Tags: Religious Site, Temple, River, Historical Site

    Address: Sacred Center Foot of Matanga Hill, Hampi, Bellary, Karnataka- 583239, India

    Timings: 05:30 am - 09:00 pm Details

    This is the largest monolithic Shivlinga in Hampi and is established in the Badavilinga Temple here. It is housed next to the statue of the fierce Narasimha in a chamber with a front opening. If you l...Read more

  9. Tungabhadra River

    #9 of 18 Historical Places in Hampi
    Tungabhadra River

    Tags: Art And Culture, Temple, Water Body, River

    Address: Hampi, Karnataka, India

    Timings: 08:30 am - 06:30 pm Details

    Tungabhadra is a very important river in this region and most of the political and cultural history is significant due to this river. At this region the river takes a number of twists and turns due to...Read more

  10. Lotus Palace

    #10 of 18 Historical Places in Hampi
    Lotus Palace

    Tags: Art And Culture, Religious Site, Temple, Garden

    Address: Hampi, Bellary, Karnataka, India

    Timings: 08:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    This is one of the most special parts of the royal enclosure or the zenana. The Lotus Palace or the Lotus Mahal is built inside the royal complex. The actual purpose of this palace is not known but it...Read more

  11. Achyutaraya Temple

    #11 of 18 Historical Places in Hampi
    Achyutaraya Temple

    Tags: Religious Site, Temple, Outdoors, Ancient Ruin

    Address: Sacred Center Foot of Matanga Hill, Hampi, Bellary, Karnataka- 583239, India

    Timings: 05:30 am - 09:00 pm Details

    The Achyutaraya Temple was built in the 16th century by a high level official of the court of Achyutaraya and thus the name of the temple was given. This temple is the finest example of Vijayanagara a...Read more

  12. Hazara Rama Temple

    #12 of 18 Historical Places in Hampi
    Hazara Rama Temple

    Tags: Art And Culture, Religious Site, Temple, Historical Site

    Address: Hampi, Bellary, Karnataka, India

    Timings: 06:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    This temple is not very large but is the most important temple that was built in the royal complex and served as the king’s private temple. Its importance is evident from its central location. T...Read more

  13. Stepped Tank

    #13 of 18 Historical Places in Hampi
    Stepped Tank

    Tags: Religious Site, Historical Site, Architecture , Archaeological Site

    Address: Hampi, Bellary, Karnataka, India

    Timings: 06:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    The stepped tank of Hampi is a part of the royal enclosure but does not date back to the early Vijayanagar times. It emerged when the archeologists dug till the bottom for evidences and when water was...Read more

  14. Vijaya Vitthala Temple

    #14 of 18 Historical Places in Hampi
    Vijaya Vitthala Temple

    Tags: Religious Site, Temple, Landmark, Historical Site

    Address: Near Kalyan Mandapa, Hampi, Bellary, Karnataka- 583239, India

    Timings: 08:30 am - 05:00 pm Details

    The Vijaya Vittala Temple is the most beautiful attraction of Hampi. The beauty of this temple is beyond words. The temple is built as a huge campus and consists of many halls, rooms, pavilions and to...Read more

  15. Hemakuta Hill Temple Complex

    #15 of 18 Historical Places in Hampi
    Hemakuta Hill Temple Complex

    Tags: Religious Site, Temple, Water Body, Landmark

    Address: Hampi, Bellary, Karnataka, India

    Timings: 06:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    The collections of temples that together form the Hemakuta Temple Complex on the Hemakuta Hills are majorly mistaken for Jain temples though most of these are dedicated to Shiva worship. The reason be...Read more

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