Virupaksha Temple Hampi - Karnataka
About Virupaksha Temple Hampi
The Virupaksha : This temple is located in hampi about 350 Kms from Bangalore at the foot hills of Hemakuta hill & is dedicated to lord shiva. This temple has history from about 7th Century which was developed by Vijayanagara rulers into a large complex. It has 9 storied gopuram. Lakshminarasimha, Badavilinga and Ganesha Images are also land mark of this site.
The other places of tourist interest are the sacred Pampa Sarovara, Aramane (a ruined palace) and the Ranganatha Temple . In the case of Hampi, it’s best just to go there and see for yourself. There is a lot more to say about Hampi.
13 km from Hospet and 365 km from Bangalore.
How to Reach Virupaksha Temple Hampi :
By Air : Bellary is the nearest domestic airport, which is about 60 km away and Bangalore is the nearest international Airport, which is 350 km away
By Rail : Nearest Railhead is Hospet about 15 Kms
By Road : Hampi is well connected by KSRTC & Private bus services. It is connected to all major cities nearby.