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Review of Virupaksha Temple

Virupaksha Temple
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Ranked #7 of 51 things to do in Hampi
Certificate of Excellence
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Reviewed April 4, 2018

It is not only a majestic temple but also one of the very few in Hampi that has maintained a regular practice of worship right from the days of the Vijayanagar empire till today

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Reviewed March 30, 2018

One of the few places which can be done without a guide, visit the temple complex anyhow. Gives a historical feel to the place and is the first point to begin seeing Hampi.

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Reviewed March 28, 2018

This one of the main temples in Hampi, which is dedicated to Lord Shiva and is home to famous female elephant of hampi ,”Lakshmi” . It is situated just near the hampi bazar and its quite easy to reach over here via bus from hospet.

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Reviewed March 26, 2018

Must visit place when in hampi. This place is also close to many good eateries which just makes the trip all the more worth while!!

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Reviewed March 24, 2018

The temple is the largest building in Hampi - but not the largest complex! Situated at what one may call "Hampi". The bazar and such have been removed to better protect the monumemts.

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