The ancient stone chariot in Hampi

Hampi –the city of ruins –is a UNESCO world heritage siteis located on the banks of the river Tungabhadra near the Karnataka –Andhra state border. The terrain of this region is as mysterious as the ruins itself, surrounded by boulders of different sizes and hills.

Surrounded by 500 ancient sites, temples and monuments, this place is sure to take one back in time to the medieval Hindu kingdom of Vijayanagara. The Hindu style of architecture in the region reflects on the amazing spectacle that the empire is amidst the rugged landscape of the city.