HAMPI

Hampi belongs to Hospet taluk of Bellary District. Tourists must come to Hospet and then go to Hampi. There are buses to Hospet from all comers of Karnataka. Some trains connect Hospet to Hubli, Hyderabad, Bangalore, Timpati and Miraj. There are good lodges in Hospet and Hampi. Hampi is about…

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SADASIVARAYA

After the death of Achyutaraya, his son Sadasivaraya succeeded him to the throne. Since he was a boy his uncle Sakalarasa imprisoned him. Ramaraya came to Sadasiva’s rescue and waged war against Sakalarasa who died after four battles. Sadasivaraya ruled from 1543 to 1571. He was only a nominal king.…

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ACHYUTARAYA

After Krishnadevaraya his step-brother Achyutaraya came to the throne. He wore the crown first at tirupati and then at Kalahasti in 1534. After the death of Ismail the dispute that had started between Mallu and Ibrahim helped Achyutaraya to comquer Raichur. During his rule the chieftains of Madurai, Tanjore and…

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Krishnadevaraya

He ascended the throne on 8th August 1509, on the eve of Krishnashtami. At the time of coronation he was just twentyfive. Though there were marks of small pox on his face he was handsome. He was hospitable to foreigners. He was an embodiment of politeness. He was a just…

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