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Hampi: Complete Travel Guide To The Enthralling Land

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A treasure trove of history If you have ever wished to travel to a spectacular heritage site, then Hampi welcomes you with open arms. The ruins of the great Vijaynagar Empire of 10-12th century AD open windows to India’s glorious past. Remaining largely ignored till its rediscovery in the mid 19th century, Hampi comprises of the sacred zone, urban/royal zone, and the Vijaynagar Empire. It is one of the World Heritage sites which reflect rich multi-religious and multi-ethnic diversity. So, enchant your senses in the magical land of Hampi. The mythical land of epic tales On my trip to Hampi, I was astonished at the view of the widespread Vijaynagar ruins which has about 1600 monuments. Another thing that surprised me was the number of stories surrounding the same. Here, I am sharing some of them: The story behind the name: As per the local folklore, the name Hampi originates…

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