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Hampi stands as an ancient yet very important village in the state of Karnataka, India. The place is a UNESCO World Heritage site, which is enough to describe the nature of this village. The village is looked upon as the Group of Monuments, that holds innumerable ruined temple complexes dating back from the Vijayanagara Empire. The ancient village is thought to be flourished on the banks of river Tungabhadra as a prosperous, wealthy and grand city. This golden city was once adorned with numerous functional temples, lush green farms and the marvelously trading markets. It became the country’s richest city and had a name in the international platform as well. To its misfortune, that it this preparing city was conquered, destroyed and left into ruins by the sultanate armies in 1565. Still, the city has its name in the maps of Hindu pilgrimage for holding some important Hindu temples. One can visit here to witness the glorious past of the city, the ruins of numerous monuments and some still functioning important Hindu temples.

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