An Easy Tours' Photo Essay

Hampi was the capital of the Vijayanagar Empire

The Vijayanagar Empire thrived between the 14th and 17th centuries. The created numerous temples and works of art like this stone chariot

Even the emperor’s Elephant Stables were beautifully constructed

The Lotus Temple is one of the few structures that remained intact after the Golcanda Kingdom’s conquest of Hampi

The Golcanda spent five years were spent destroying the entire city, leaving on the temples standing

Though the Vijanayanagar Empire is long gone, its descendants still dot the countryside