places to visit near hampi

1. Badami

Badami is located about 3 hours away from Hampi. The Badami Cave Temples, dedicated to Hindu, Jain, and Buddhist deities, are a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

2. Pattadakal

Pattadakal is famous for its group of 8th-century Hindu and Jain temples. It's about a 3-hour drive from Hampi.

3. Aihole

Aihole is located around 2 hours away from Hampi. It's known as the "cradle of Indian architecture" due to its diverse temple styles.

4. Hampi Island

 Hampi Island offers a tranquil escape from the crowds. Visitors can relax on the riverbank, explore local villages, and enjoy activities like coracle rides.

5. Bijapur

Bijapur is known for its stunning Islamic architecture, including the Gol Gumbaz, a mausoleum with the world's second-largest dome.

6. Anegundi

Just across the Tungabhadra River from Hampi, Anegundi is a picturesque village with ancient temples, boulders, and ruins to explore.

7. Tungabhadra Dam

Hampi, the Tungabhadra Dam offers scenic views and opportunities for boating and picnicking.

8. Daroji Sloth Bear Sanctuary

Hampi, this sanctuary is home to a population of sloth bears. Visitors can take safaris to spot these fascinating creatures.