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Karnataka Tourist Spots – Hampi the Magical Land of Pleasure

India is a country with rich culture and tradition. Karnataka is one of the famous and most visited tourist destinations in India. There is never ending list of tourist attractions in this state. Hampi is one of the famous pilgrimage centres in Karnataka Tourist Spots. Most of the sites in Hampi are built during the 16th century. The place Hampi is also known as ‘The City of Ruins’.  The place is 353km away from Bangalore, which is the capital city of Karnataka. The Hampi is also called as Hampe in Kannada language. This is the basic language here. But also the local people can understand Tulu language. The place Hampi is founded by two brothers Harihara in the year 1336 AD. They are also familiar with the name Hakka and Bukka. Hampe is situated on the bank of the river Tungabhadra.  Every year thousands of people from the globe are travel to Hampi to see the tourist attractions.

There are never ending tourist destinations are there in Karnataka. These include museum, temples, heritage sites, pilgrimage centre, historical places, parks and Gardens. Hampi is a treasure house of absolute pleasures. Hampi is also a last kingdom of Vijayanagar. This was one of the finest places for Hindus. Hampi is famous for the temple Vittala. It is one of the most famous monument attractions in India. The main hall of this temple has 56 pillars. Sometimes these make a musical sound when they are struck. Other attractions in Hampi are Virupaksha temple, Achyutaraya temple, Elephant Stable, Lotus mahal, King’s balance, Bhima’s Gate, Sugriva’s cave etc.  If you plan a trip to Karnataka Tourist Spots then must include these beautiful places in your list. You can enjoy the beauty of the place only when you visit the place. Beauties of the Hampi will never ending one.

The most famous and poplar festival which is celebrated in Hampi is Hampi Utsav. This is also called as Vijaya Utsav. This festival is celebrated every year in the month of January. If you visit this place during the month of January the place Hampi is fully crowded. Hampi is also a beautiful place in Karnataka Tourist Spots where there is another classical musical festival called Purandaradasa Aradhana is held in the month of January and February. This festival is to celebrate the birthday of the great poet Purandaradasa. This festival is also very important. Another most interesting and beautiful festival in Hampi is Virupaksha car festival.  This is to celebrate the marriage of gods and goddesses. Visit the place and feel the energy with the lovable sights of sunrise and sunset. The best time to visit Hampi is between the months of November to February. It is very hot in the month of March. Hampi is one of the must visit tourist destinations in Karnataka Tourist Spots. It is not a suitable time for visiting. Get into this travel filled experience and come back with Hampi delights.

      

 
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Posted by on October 10, 2012 in Travel

 

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