Sunset over Tungabhadra river and part of the ruins of the former Vijayanagar empire at Hampi in Karnataka, India. Photo: Alamy

Hampi: how to explore the temples and ruins of ancient Indian village in a weekend

  • Part of the legendary Vijayanagar empire, Hampi was once a prosperous city, and its shrines, monuments and forts bear witness to centuries of history
  • It has always been on the radar of travellers, but a new airport nearby and luxury hotel openings have put it on the global travel map
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Sunset over Tungabhadra river and part of the ruins of the former Vijayanagar empire at Hampi in Karnataka, India. Photo: Alamy
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