Hampi: The Lost World: Pictures & Photos
Hampi is in news as the film, The Myth starring Jackie Chan and Mallika Sherawat, will debut internationally at the 58th Cannes Film Festival 2005
700 years back Hampi, on the banks of tungabhadra in karnataka, was the glorious capital of the Vijayanagara empire full of architecture and art wonders.
Unfortunately it was destroyed by Moghul invaders in 1565.
Hampi finds mention in the epic Ramayana as kishkinda. It was the kingdom of Bali, Sugriva's brother.
Recently Hampi was declared a World Heritage Centre.
Hampi is time travel. Hampi offers to the tourist a remainder of the greatest land in the whole world. Every rock, every path and every monument at Hampi speak the same language; a language of glory and beauty.
Detailed info on all the monuments, buildings and temples can be found here