Hampi - Saraswathi Temple

Hampi – Saraswathi Temple

Saraswathi Temple is located near Octagonal bath, at the far east-end of Royal Enclosure, Hampi, Karnataka.

The temple is said to have been built in 14th century CE. The pillars inside are richly carved.

There is no deity in Garbhagriha.

Location: https://goo.gl/maps/W4tqVf3cddhwxJC36

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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!

 

Hampi - Saraswathi Temple
Hampi – Saraswathi Temple
Hampi - Saraswathi Temple
Hampi – Saraswathi Temple
Hampi - Saraswathi Temple
Hampi – Saraswathi Temple
Hampi - Saraswathi Temple
Hampi – Saraswathi Temple
Hampi - Saraswathi Temple
Hampi – Saraswathi Temple
Hampi - Saraswathi Temple
Hampi – Saraswathi Temple
Hampi - Saraswathi Temple
Hampi – Saraswathi Temple
Hampi - Saraswathi Temple
Hampi – Saraswathi Temple
Hampi - Saraswathi Temple
Hampi – Saraswathi Temple
Hampi - Saraswathi Temple
Hampi – Saraswathi Temple

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