Stone Chariot

Considered as the most popular attraction of Hampi, this architectural marvel is located within the Vittala Temple complex. It is actually a shrine built in the form of a chariot and rests on a platform that is about a feet high. The shrine is dedicated to Garuda who is the carrier of Lord Vishnu. This stunning piece of architecture is among the three famous stone chariots in India, others beingKonark (Odisha) and Mahabalipuram (Tamil Nadu). The carvings and sheer beauty of this structure make it a ‘must-visit’ attraction of Hampi.

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