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The Virupaksha Temple

After watching several times on Travelxp I couldn't resist myself for this beautiful temple. Yeah I... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Abhinav K
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New Delhi, India
Humbling heritage and culture

This temple is the only temple amidst the entire ruins of Hampi, where the idol is worshipped. It... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Mandira D
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Hyderabad, India
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Hampi, India
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Reviewed 1 week ago

After watching several times on Travelxp I couldn't resist myself for this beautiful temple. Yeah I am talking about the Virupaksha temple Hampi. The temple is pure marvel of architecture and history. Though you would find very rare lord Shiva temple in south india and...More

Thank Abhinav K
Reviewed 1 week ago

This temple is the only temple amidst the entire ruins of Hampi, where the idol is worshipped. It seems the attackers were surrounded by pigs, which made them flee away and the idol was saved. The architecture will make you gape in awe, still excavation...More

Thank Mandira D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is the largest functioning temple in Hampi. You'll get to see the main Idol Virupaksha(Shiva) being worshiped inside the huge temple. You'll also get to see several other deities inside and the temple elephant for a photo-op.

Thank Harish B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Most temples in Hampi were destroyed by invaders. Idols were destroyed and temples left in ruins. Virupaksha still has its idols intact and worship on. The temple is beautiful. Some restoration work was on. Laxmi the elephant is in Virupaksha. My heart goes out to...More

Thank Sumitaaryan
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The setting rays of the sun against the main entrance is a truly majestic sight to behold. We went sometime in the evening (mainly to avoid the April heat) and were happy to find not too much crowd. We got a good darshan, watched the...More

Thank PaporiR
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a very important temple in hampi....construction activity is goin on there as of now....footwear is not allowed inside the premises.

Thank Amit_1742
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great temple with its tall tower and i loved to visit there. The ambience was great and and it is not much rush there. there are some other temples also to visit but this is the only where wordship is done other temples are ruins...More

Thank kashyap927
Reviewed 17 August 2017

It was so serene . cool and scintillating place. visit once to experience the beauty. the carvings done will simply amaze you.

Thank AVNEET K
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

Amongst the temples we ve seen in Hampi, this is the only temple where prayers are being performed for the deity as bahmanis have destroyed all the other idols. The front most gopuram is taller ( said to be the tallest in Karnataka) and is...More

Thank Chandana R
Reviewed 7 August 2017

The Virupaksha temple is still an active temple - meaning you can pray and offer your prayers here. The structure is huge and its stunning with all the fab architecture. Approaching the temple from its back - i.e. from the small Ganesha statue is the...More

Thank Zoozoo_R
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alekhya t
12 August 2017|
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Response from Raju1954 | Reviewed this property |
The above details given by Mr. Chaudhari are exhaustive. Stay at KSTDC. Good Clean rooms and food. Auto is a good form of travelling. Negotiate a per day rate. It would taake a good two days to cover Hampi and Anegundi... More
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bankasathyanarayana
30 July 2016|
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Response from Krisanu G | Reviewed this property |
do you have any question.i dont understand this comment.how can photos be enough to understand Hampi.
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Ruchicka
18 October 2015|
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Response from bankasathyanarayana |
For information of the travelers/visitors, I am giving the important monuments to be visited in a chronological order. From Hospet, if one hire's a taxi or rides on the bicycle, the order of visiting the Monuments are... More
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