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Photo blog of Hampi Monuments – Places to Visit

Photo blog of Hampi Monuments – Places to Visit

This is photoblog of Hampi Monuments – Places to visit. There are so many structures and monuments scattered all around Hampi, some structures are still in good shape but mostly turned into ruins. While we were riding around to see the known monuments, we came across many non-descriptive small places. Below is the photo blog of some of the monuments on bazaar side of Tungabhadra river. For more details about Hampi please see this Hampi Village- UNESCO’s World Heritage site…

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Dhanushkodi – The City of Dead

Dhanushkodi – The City of Dead

I traveled for 2 weeks with my parents to the south of India and during the last leg of our journey, we reached Rameshwaram. We reached Rameshwaram by early morning train and have booked the train for next day evening. So, we have practically 2 days to explore the town and surrounding areas. I have planned to go to Dhanushkodi next day morning and decided to spend first day in Rameshwaram visiting the main temple, small temples, and boating in…

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Sarnath Stupa – From Varanasi

Sarnath Stupa – From Varanasi

How can I miss Sarnath Stupa, when I am in Varanasi. Sarnath is approx 12 km from Varanasi city and a day trip is best option to explore. One morning after breakfast, I decided to go to Sarnath stupa and hired an auto rickshaw (tuk-tuk) for going and return. It is the most popular & economical mode of transport. Autorickshaw charge around 500 for to & fro journey from Varanasi and wait for approx 3-4 hrs in Sarnath. I started…

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Hampi Village – UNESCO’s World Heritage site

Hampi Village – UNESCO’s World Heritage site

Hampi is known for its temples and ruins. It’s a UNESCO’s world heritage site. These ruins are spread on both sides of Tungabhadra River and there is so much to see. Most of these ruins are in bazaar side of the river and another side has comparatively lesser places to visit. The other side of the river is more popular among those foreign and Indian travelers, who just want to relax in the middle of paddy fields. This side is…

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