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Hospet is located at a distance of 325 kms from the capital city of Bangalore which has a place of its own on the tourist map of Karnataka in India. The significance of Hospet lies in its propinquity to the World Heritage Site of Hampi, the site of the medieval Vijayanagar Empire, situated about 13 kms away. The Tungabhadra Dam here harnesses the sweet waters of the Tungabhadra River . At the base of the dam is a garden styled along Japanese lines. Hospet is well-connected by road and rail to Bangalore , Bellary , Hubli-Dharwar , Gadag and Bijapur.

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Hospet Tourist Attractions
Chitradurga

Chitradurga is regarded as the Kallina Kote that means the Place of Stones. There is a famous Chitradurga Fort here built by Hyder Ali and his son Tipu Sultan. Seven walls encircling the fort and nineteen gateways providing entry and exit points to visitors present a fine example of military architecture.

Virupaksha Temple

This temple bears the stamp of the Vijayanagar architecture and it stands as a shrine of worship in Hampi. It has a 160 foot high gopuram from the 16th century. This temple dedicated to Shiva has several mandapams and murals. Some of the shrines in this temple go back to the 12th century.

Cave Shrine of Hidimbeshwara

Hidimbeshwara is the oldest temple, which happens to be dedicated to Goddess Uchchangtamma who was the patron goddess of the Paleyagars. The temple has a two-storied building and boasts of a unique swing arch and tall lamp-pillar.

Harihar

There is the ancient town of Harihar . The holy Harihar is situated on the banks of the Tungabhadra River . The pilgrims believe that the dip in the following along the Harihar will cleanse them of the sins owing to the association between Lord Vishnu and the Tungabhadra River.

Archaeological Museum

At the Archaeological Museum you may check out the remnants of the historic wars, coins and manuscripts. Jogimatti happens to be one of the highest points in the area.

Himavat Kedaya Waterfall

The visit to Jogimatti is an experience in itself with the wondrous view of the Himavat Kedaya waterfall on the way.

 
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