Anegundi - Krishnadevaraya Samadhi Mantap

Anegundi – Krishnadevaraya

Krishnadevaraya Samadhi Mantap is located in Anegundi, on the other side of river Thungabhadra from Hampi, Karnataka.

Krishnadevaraya ruled Vijayanagara Empire from 1509 to 1529; His period is considered golden age, for during his rule, the art, music, architecture, culture, trade and economy flourished and peaked to its pinnacle!

Vijayanagara empire got extended to most of South, East and West parts of the Indian sub-continent during his time.

The samadhi of Krishnadevaraya is situated in river Thungabhadra – a Mantap with an array of columns – measuring about 50 feet x 50 feet.

Krishnadevaraya was indeed a great Emperor, a Mahan.

Location: https://goo.gl/maps/sL8idhQBd2rz7u9d8

#drive #nature #heritage

 

About Hampi:

Hampi (Kishkinda), Karnataka is situated on the banks of river Tungabhadra 340 km north of Bengaluru.

With more than 1,600 monuments covering ~40 sq kms, Hampi is a World Heritage Site and World’s Largest Open-air Museum.

Hampi, referred to as Kishkinda in Ramayana, has ancient history traceable to thousands of years.

Most of the current day ruins were built by Vijayanagara kings during 1336 – 1565 CE.

Hampi at one time was most prosperous and considered to be the largest city in the World. As per the chronicles of European and Persian travellers, Hampi had dedicated trading markets for diamonds, pearls, silks, brocades, and had opulent palaces, marvelous temples, royal quarters, embassies for foreign emissaries, massive fortifications, large pools, baths, water management systems, aquaducts, pavilions, stables, riverside features, pillared halls, Mandapas, memorial structures, gateways and defence check posts.

Hampi – it’s a living museum!

 

Anegundi - Krishnadevaraya Samadhi Mantap
Anegundi – Krishnadevaraya Samadhi Mantap
Anegundi - Krishnadevaraya Samadhi Mantap
Anegundi – Krishnadevaraya Samadhi Mantap
Anegundi - Krishnadevaraya Samadhi Mantap
Anegundi – Krishnadevaraya Samadhi Mantap
Anegundi - Krishnadevaraya Samadhi Mantap
Anegundi – Krishnadevaraya Samadhi Mantap
Anegundi - Krishnadevaraya Samadhi Mantap
Anegundi – Krishnadevaraya Samadhi Mantap
Anegundi - Krishnadevaraya Samadhi Mantap
Anegundi – Krishnadevaraya Samadhi Mantap
Anegundi - Krishnadevaraya Samadhi Mantap
Anegundi – Krishnadevaraya Samadhi Mantap
Anegundi - Krishnadevaraya Samadhi Mantap
Anegundi – Krishnadevaraya Samadhi Mantap
Anegundi - Krishnadevaraya Samadhi Mantap
Anegundi – Krishnadevaraya Samadhi Mantap

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