MAHANAVAMI DIBBA

11 is a platform 80 square feet in area and })\ i in height. It was built by Krishnadevaraya in memory of his conquest of Orissa. The carvings on  this  platform are just like those in the Hajara Kama Temple. They are also similarly tiered. I hose pictures are all embodiments.…

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HAJARA RAMA TEMPLE

This temple is adjacent to the palace. The reason for this name is not clear, it could be that it is located so close to the palace and the royal family offered worship here. Krishnadevaraya built it in 1513 in memory of his expedition. It is replete with engravings of…

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PATALESWARA TEMPLE

Since it is below the ground level it is known as Pataleshwara Temple (Patala means bottom). Its ceiling is at the ground level.There are steps at the eastern door to godown to the temple. On the basis of the architectural style it is judged to have been built during the…

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VEERABHADRA TEMPLE

This temple was built during the regin of Ramaraya of Araveedu Dynasty.  Formerly it v as called “Mudda Veeranna”. it got distroyed in the spoken language and came to be called “Uddana Veerabhadra”. It is 12 Ft. in height. There are weapons in its hands. By its side there is…

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UGRA NARASIMHA

It is very close to Bdavi linga . it is the biggest idol in Hampi . its height is 22Ft. This was carved by a brahmin during krishnadevaraya’s  regime. Invaders broke this idol. Behind the head there is a serpent with its hood open. Though the statue has no temple…

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BADAVILINGA

Moving towards kamalapur from krishna Temple, we see this Linga. This the biggest of all Lingas in Hampi . This gorgeous  linga is made of biack stone . it is nearly 12Ft. in  height . its inner sanctum has no ceiling . It is aiways in water since a  canal…

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KRISHNA TEMPLE

This temple is on the road to Kamalapur. It is 320 ft. long and 200 ft. broad. It is a formidable temple protected by a fort. It was built by Krishnadevraya in 1523 in memory of his Triumph in the war against Gajapatiraya. This idol of Balakrishna was brought from…

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KADALEKALU GANAPATHI

It is a monolithic sculpture. It is 18ft tall and has a big inner sanctum. In the front there is a rangamantapa. On the right side we find Sasivekalu Ganapati. It has been installed in an open mantapa without an inner sanctum. This 12ft high statue is monolithic.

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