Hampi or Pampa or Kshetra or Kishkindha. The name was derived from the old name of the Tungabhadra River which was Pampa, so the name Hampi is the adapted version of the Kannada name Hampe. The city is bounded by the Tungabhadra River on one side and Anjaneya, Malyavanta and Matanga Hills by the three sides. According to Ramayana, it is believed by Hindus that Hampi was a kingdom of Monkeys before Vijayanagara Empire when the city was known as Kishkindha. Sri Virupaksha Temple, Matanga Hill, Vijaya Vitthala Temple are the famous tourist places in Hampi
Flying to Hampi: Hubli Airport (168 km away) is nearby airport to Hampi offers domestic flights from regions like Hyderabad, Kannur, Kochi, Goa, Bangalore, Mumbai and Tirupati.
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