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Place of chariot festival, Hampi Village

Archaeological Discoveries of India(Ep.3)

Context:

well, so it is our third episode of 'archaeological discoveries of India' so today we will discuss about Hampi village, Hampi is an ancient village in the south Indian state of Karnataka. It is carrying the medieval history of Indian monuments, sculptures are so fascinating for archaeologists or, a blog reader who loves archaeology. well so let's jump into the main portion.

Source

Found by:

Colin Mackenzie


Location:

East-central Karnataka.


History:

Hampi was the capital of the Vijayanagara Empire in the 14th century. It is better-known for the wealthy archeology of the once-prosperous town of the currently extinct kingdom and therefore the vastly marvelous Virupaksha Temple. Hampi served as a significant sturdy hold of the Vijaynagar Kings throughout the ordinal and therefore the sixteenth centuries and is understood for its many Hindu Temples. aside from the temples, the positioning contains varied civil buildings and structures like the Zanana Enclosures, Elephant Stables, The king’s balance, canals and Aqueducts, Lotus Mahal, and a number of other archaeologic findings