Hampi Hopping, Sacred Center: King’s Balance Area

Between the Narasimha Temple area and Vitthala Temple lie the King’s Balance and adjoining monuments.

Gateway near King’s Balance

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Looking towards King’s Balance from the gateway

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King’s Balance and adjacent shrine

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Adjacent structure

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The Tungabhadra near King’s Balance area. The ruined stone bridge is from the 14th c AD. We can see another monument across the river. The structure built on the riverbed is known as Purandaradasa Mandapa

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Base and frame-columns of a ruined gateway, known as Raya-Gopura, with beautiful sculpture work

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