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Achyutaraya Temple

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Address: Bellary District, Hampi 583239, India

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one of the best monuments in Hampi

one accesses this temple via female driven golf carts. the architecture is amazing. get a good guide to demonstrate the musical pillars

Reviewed 6 days ago
Tejas P
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

one accesses this temple via female driven golf carts. the architecture is amazing. get a good guide to demonstrate the musical pillars

Thank Tejas P
Boonville, Missouri
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Reviewed 14 April 2017

Just walking through this large opening was exciting, the carvings were gorgeous, if your in love with India, take this walk.

Thank Sharon C
Bengaluru, India
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Reviewed 3 April 2017

This temple located on the back of the Matanga hill, need to walk some distance to reach it. After seen many things in Hampi we got bored like Oh come on!! How come they built like this and many times??

Thank vignesh d
Udupi, India
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Reviewed 3 April 2017

Distroyed temple, it was empty, no crowed at all. Amazingly bult and if you are into architecure, history...this one is must visit...

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Reviewed 14 March 2017

Achyutaraya temple complex is one of the amazing piece of architecture of its times.It is quite magnificent in its scale. It can be best viewed from the top on the way to Matanga hill and one can experience the grandiosity in one shot. Burnt sienna colour contrasting with the blue sky. It is very peaceful and quiet. Intricate carvings on... More 

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Kota, India
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Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

Guides, Travel books, Google or pictures of this Achyutraya Temple Complex cannot do justice to OTS ethereal aesthetics. History: built 1534 between Gandhamadana & Matanga hills. Located: behind the Monolithic Bull as also between this & Vijaya Viththala Temple. The best of all the temples- be it the Virupaksha/ Viththala/ Krishna/ Hazararama or Pattabhirama. Tips- from the car park walk... More 

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Reviewed 14 February 2017

Achyutaraya Temple complex is one of the bigger temple complexes in Hampi. But this complex is not visible when you move around and so very few people actually visit the site and so you won't see the crowds like in Virupaksha and Vitthala Temple. It is very peaceful and quiet and you can take your time to see every detail.... More 

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Reviewed 9 January 2017

Golds, burnt sienna, tawny beige. Blue blue sky. Achutaraya Temple lies just over the crest of the hill next to the Monolithic Bull. A security guard gingerly walks around in bare feet as his black socks dry in the sun. One couple strolls around. Two Indian couples carefully study the carvings that cover the outside of the temple, the pillars... More 

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Reviewed 21 December 2016

We reached this complex by climbing over the hill from the Monolithic Bull - well worth the effort even on a steaming hot day. It's a bit out of the way so very few people there and not so much in the way of precision maintenance. Excellent temples and carvings

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Reviewed 30 November 2016

The Achutaraya Temple at Hampi is one the larger temple complexes such as the Vitthala, Krishna, Virupaksha, Pattabhirama etc. It is a bit difficult to get to mainly because of no obvious route but you can get to it via the route near the Monolithic Bull.

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