Hampi Hopping, Royal Center: Around Lotus Mahal Enclosure

To the immediate south and east of the Lotus Mahal enclosure and elephant stables are a scattering of interesting smaller structures. These lie on a road that started from the front of Hazara Rama Temple at the center of the Royal Center and led out of the center via a gateway to the east.

Ranga Temple to the south of the Lotus Mahal enclosure

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Ranga temple shikhar, Lotus Mahal enclosure watchtower with elephant stables behind, and more structures on the hillock in the background

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Jain temple from the early 15th c AD

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Jain temple facing small temples/mandaps on the other side of the road

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Small mandap

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Mandap and temple

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Temple

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Gateway leading eastwards out of the Royal Center

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Another gateway, leading northwards out of the Royal Center towards the Sacred Center

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