Thursday, January 28, 2010

Hampi Festival - Karnataka

Hampi in Karnataka is one of the most important historical site in South India. Hampi shows the ruins of VijayaNagara Empire. Hampi has once been the capital of VijayaNagara Empire. It has ruins of temples, palace, barracks and stables. Hampi has been well noted for large structures, pavilions and carvings. Most of these structures were built by Krishna Deva Raya druing 16th century. Every year Hampi Festival is celebrated during November. But this year Hampi is celebrating its 500th Anniversary. It take place from 27th January to 29th January 2010. During this Hampi Festival 2010 one can enjoy watching dance, music, fireworks, music and more.

How to reach Hampi

Hampi is about 353km from Bangalore. The nearest airports are Bangalore, Bellary , Bijapur, Hubli. The nearest railway station ins Hospet.

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