Hampi is a part of northern Karnataka . Hampi was serves as the capital city of vijayanagar empires. Now hampi is a quaint village with remainings of past history. The ruins includes more than 500 monuments. It is a world heritage site. The famous picnic spots in hampi are – monolith bull, virupaksha temple, vithala temple, queen ‘s bath, lotus mahal , zanana enclosure. Etc.
Hospet is the nearest railway station in hampi. it is about 13 km away from hampi. about 10 daily trains from bangalore. the train tickets are available from ticketing offices. the reservations can be made with the help of authorised travel agents.
virupaksha temple: it is built during 12 th century. the temple reflects excellent architecture
vitthala temple: the temple is dedicated to lord vishnu. it is near to thungabadra river. this temple is also famous for its architecture.
jain temple: it was built during ad 1385. it is one of the earlist temple in hampi.
hampi is an excellent picnic spot in south india. hampi is small town with all facilities like telephone, broadband internet etc. only bsnl mobiles have connectivity in hampi district. the tourism development corporation of karnataka government is located in the hampi bazaar. the nearest hospital in hampi is government hospital located at kamalapur. this is a multispeciality hospital with 24 hours ambulance service. the hampi police station located very near to virupaksha temple.
airport: hampi doesn’t have an airport , the nearest airport is at bangalore.
rail: the nearest railway station is at hospet, about 13 km from hampi