Hampi Archeological Ruins

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    Location: SH 131,Hampi,Karnataka 583239,India
    Estimated Visiting Time: 2 hours

    Hampi is a city full of beautiful archeological ruins and famous places to visit. The traditional culture of Hampi will drag your mind to be a witness of this architecture and culture for sure. There are so many archeological ruins in Hampi and these are:

    1. The Vittala Temple.

    2. The Lotus Mahal.

    3. The Virupaksha Temple.

    4. Shiva temple.

    5. Krishna Temple

    And so on.


    These are the famous archeological ruins in Hampi. Lotus Mahal is one of them. So here are so Information on the best archeological ruin that is Lotus Mahal. Let’s Know about this Mahal.


    The main attraction of this place is surely the architectural design. This palace is very much important and symbolic for Hampi. A large number of people visit this palace Because of its Mahal structure and architectural works. This Mahal is mostly loved by history. Photo fanatics people also can take photo shots of Amazing natural sights and beautiful structures. For people who love to visit ancient palaces, this place is perfect for them.


    Beautiful ruins in Hampi India at sunset.

    Lotus Mahal is a place where the royal family of the Vijayanagar Empire resided and it was a part of the zenana enclosure. This Mahal was designed as a palace for royal ladies and it also served as a meeting point for the ministers and the King. Most people said that In this Palace Krishna Deva Raya’s wife used to spend most of the time seeking peace and pleasure. Musical programs and other recreation activities were held in this Mahal.

    Inside/Outside Views

    The archeologists dug the ground at its end point and the tank emerged.

    Lotus Mahal is only a handful few astonishing buildings which had not been damaged amid an attack on this city. This Mahal’s unmistakable design is the main highlight of this palace. Outside this Palace is covered with many shady trees which is providing a cool environment in this palace. When this mahal is lit up in the evening that’s the best view for the visitors. Inside this palace is a two-storied building and it’s surrounded by a rectangular wall and four towers. This structure was so good and these towers are in shape giving like Lotus. The pillars and walls are designed beautifully with patterns like birds and sea creatures.

    Opening Hours

    From 8.00 Am to 6.00 Pm is the visiting time of Lotus Mahal. Visitors should visit evening time in this Mahal. So that they can enjoy the lighting of Lotus Mahal.

    Entry & Others Fees

    • INR 10 for the Indians.
    • INR 250 for the Foreign tourists.

    (Entry is free for children under 15 years)

    How to Reach

    By air: Though Hampi does have no Airports so the nearest airport is Bellary.It’s almost 35 km. When you reach Bellary airport then you can take a car or bus or cab to reach Hampi


    By rail: The nearest railway is Hospet Railway Station. It’s 12km.


    By road: By road is the easiest way to reach Hampi and it’s only 13km. You can hire any type of vehicle to reach Hampi and that’s the easiest way.

    Tips for Travellers

    You should carry water bottles and your necessary things.


    Que: Is it safe to visit Lotus Mahal?

    Ans: Yes, its safe to visit lotus Mahal

    Google Map: https://maps.app.goo.gl/bueUbeBXfk9ujgJa6

    Que: Are there any parking facilities in this Mahal?

    Ans: Yes parking facilities are available there. It’s free of cost for the visitors.


    Que: Is there any cost of keeping shoes or sandals before entering the Mahal?

    Ans: No, there is no cost of keeping shoes or sandals before entering this mahal. This is free of cost for all the visitors.


    Que: Are there any restaurants inside the Mahal?

    Ans: No there are no restaurants inside the mahal. so everyone does carry water bottles.


    Que: Is photography allowed in Lotus Mahal?

    Ans: Yes photography is allow allowed there ( no extra charges)


    Que: What is the best time to visit Lotua Temple?

    Ans: November to February is the best time for visiting this Palace.


    Que:How many days in a week this Mahal remains open?

    Ans: It’s open all day a week.

    We wish you all the best for your journey. Happy Travel!!!

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