About Hampi

The austere, grandiose site of Hampi was the last capital of the last great Hindu Kingdom of Vijayanagara. Its fabulously rich princes built Dravidian temples and palaces which won the admiration of travelers between the 14th and 16th centuries.”-UNESCO-WHC

Abdul Razzak the Persian envoy who visited the ‘Vijayanagara Empire’ during 1443 A.D. and described it as ‘ The City of Bidjnagar is such that the pupil of the eye has never seen place like it, and the ear of intelligence has never been informed that there existed anything to equal it in the world’ .

These Two descriptions, one in 1980’s and the other in 1443 are sufficient to glorify the Heritage of Hampi, the capital of the erstwhile Vijayanagara Empire.