Big bells at the Virupaksha temple, Hampi

12:30 AM / Posted by li i /


Curious children trying out the two ancient and large bells in the Virupaksha temple coutyard ,Hampi, Karnataka state. These bells were cast during the reign of king Krishna Devaraya . He was a great patron of art, poetry and music. He also built the famous Vithalswami and Hazara temple in Hampi. These temples and many other more are magnificent specimens of the Vijaynagar style of Hindu architecture.

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