Hampi Hopping, Sacred Center: Vitthala Temple Subsidiary Structures

There are specific elements of the Vitthala Temple that are of historic and artistic importance, and many of these are present in the subsidiary structures. A prime example is the Garuda chariot (which is a Garuda shrine) in front of the main temple, which graces the back of the new Rs50 notes. I visited the temple on a busy day, and many people were taking photos holding out the currency note in front of the chariot. Continue reading