Hampi and Gokarna

30

Mar
2020

Hampi And Gokarna – A Historic Tour

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The historical monuments are the time travelers whose legacy goes beyond years. The monuments of the land their architecture carve out the beauty of the place. India has a rich cultural background of kings with dynasties and the monuments that inspire the creativity of the place. Amongst these are the Hampi and Gokarna in the state of Karnataka.

Hampi. 

As the name derived from the pampa Devi the incarnation of goddess Parvati named the place as pampa or Hampi. Situated in the Ballari district of Karnataka can be easily accessed by roadways. Hampi temple is recognized as the UNESCO world heritage site which has many reasons to visit. The reign of the Vijayanagara Empire that ruled over the 14century BC

Hampi

From temples comprising the architecture of Dravidian style temple with huge Gopurams and Mandapas. Following the Vaishnavite and Shaivism, the literature of the place is seen in every corner. The relics of king Ashoka, the stories of Ramayana, Mahabharata still has the significance in daily life. 

The Hampi tour stretches over more than 4000hectares. Located at the bank of river Tungabhadra the Places to visit in Hampi are…

The Virupaksha Temple.                                                                                         

Built by Krishnadevraya during the 11th century marks the incarnation of Lord Shiva. Having the huge Gopuram with the stairs leading to the sanctum of the temple. The architecture carved out the mythology stories if Ramayana and Mahabharata. Following the Advaitism Vedanta, the place embarks the strict management for worshipping.

Virupaksha Temple Hampi
The Virupaksha Temple

The Vitthalla Temple complex.

The Vitthalla temple lies to the northeast of the Virupaksha Temple. Devoted to Lord Vitthal, the incarnation of Lord Krishna. The Gopuram marked with the pillared entrance on either side. The Mandapas having the carving depicting the life of Lord Krishna. The chariot centered on the temple premises is the famous attraction of the Hampi called the Garuda shrine.

Vitthalla Temple Hampi
The Vitthalla Temple

Hemakuta Hill Monuments.

The hill lies to the south of Virupakasha temple and the north of Krishna temple. The hill comprises of 30 small temples with the Phamsana style architecture, the small Vimana with the globular body. The deities in the temple belonged to the reigns of the Rashtrakutas, Chalukyas. 

Hemakuta temple
The Hemakuta Hills

The Hazara Rama temple. 

The temple devoted to Lord Rama built during the 15th century AD by devraya1. Hazara Rama Temple in Hampi is an important shrine in Hampi. This small but beautiful temple and is located at the center of the royal area. It was originally built as a simple structure. It consisted of only a sanctum, a pillared hall, and an Ardha Mantapa.

Hazara Rama temple hampi
The Hazara Rama Temple

The Lotus Mahal and The Elephant Stable.

The kings of south India marked elephants as the prestige of the empire. The huge stables tell you the tales about how the elephants were trained and nurtured… On the other hand, the lotus palace built in Persian style with the vimana in the Hindu style. The echoing power of the palace will make you wonder about the architecture built so symmetric.

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The Lotus Mahal, Hampi

Pattahirama temple. The 100 pillared halls made to feed the people over festivals. There are many Jain temples like the Hemkut Jain temples, Ratnaykrut temple, Parshvanath charan, and the Ganagitti Jain temples. 

Elephant stable
The Elephant Stable

The Muslim monuments like the Ahmed khan tom, varying mosques, and dargahs lying in the vicinity of the Hampi temples. The reign of the Muhammad Tughlaq and the sultans of Deccan’s have the inscriptions over the pillars of Hampi.

Gokarna

A small town located over the coast of Karnataka. Gokarna is the holy place comprising of temples having the legacy of coastal culture. Goa to Gokarna distance160km can be traveled through railways and roadways. One can easily access the place through roadways from Bangalore. Murudeshwar to Gokarna at 78.3km.

Gokarna

Situated by the coast of the Arabian Sea the Gokarna is the best destination to spend the summers. The place facilitates the Gokarna international each resort and other best hotels in Gokarna. The places to visit in Gokarna are…

The Mahabaleshwar Temple. 

The Gokarna Mahabaleshwar temple is one of the pilgrimage centers in India, also known as the Dakshin Kashi. Devoted to lord shiva Hindu community comes over this place for various holy rituals. Built by the Kadamba dynasty the architecture belongs to the Dravidian style. Other attractions of the place like the Gogarha, Maha Ganapathi temple is most visited by people.

mahabaleshwar temple
The Mahabaleshwar Temple, Gokarna

The Gokarna Beach 

The Gokarna beach makes it a magnificent place to spent the day by the sea. Many sports activities like snorkeling, banana boat ride, bumper boat rides. The blue sea with the blue sky makes the place attractive. The Gokarna beach resorts under the shadows of the coconut have a way different experience than of Goa.

Gokarna beach
The Gokarna Beach

Kudle Beach 

Near to the Gokarna each lies the Kudle each. One of the quiet each where the solitude can be sensed. The Kudle beach in Gokarna makes the place romantic with the sunset. The waves washing sand beneath feet drowning you to the coolness of the sea. 

kudle beach
The Kudle Beach

The camping experience y the sea with the overnight stay under the dazzling sky. The barbeque and the bonfire lightening up the spirit of the campaigners. Having one of the best scenic view making you capture the moments. The play over the water with amazing water sports.

Paradise Beach.

Paradise each Gokarna is the stretch over the Om beach and the half-moon beach. These beaches are separated by small cliffs. The beauty of the beaches lies at night. When the sea illuminates with planktons. Having the starry view over the sea makes it the romantic places of all time. The least crowded beaches over the western coast of India.

Paradise-Beach
The Paradise Beach

Yana Caves.

Lying in the western gats the yana caves depicts the raw untouched nature. The greenery dwells with a sense of coolness. The raw roots carving over the caves gives you the best Gokarna adventure. 

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Yana Rocks Caves

Gokarna tourism and Hampi tourism with swayourway with amazing deals over the seasonal visits. Over many accommodations sources like hotels and resorts. Swayourway offers with reasonable travel to Hampi and Gokarna. Easy to access from Goa, swayourway gives you the offers over the trip in Goa. Traveling from north Goa to south Goa and varying water sports adventures. 

Corals watch in scuba diving with the snorkeling in Goa making you float. Swayourway gives you the best camping experiences over many hill stations in India. All around the seasons of the year, we offer new travel packages and the places of the worth visiting. 

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