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Stone Chariot – Vittala Temple, Hampi

One of the main attractions that shouldn’t be missed in Hampi is the popular Vittala Temple. Built in the 15th century during the reign of King Devaraya II, Vittala Temple is the most baroque of the Vijayanagara temples. The temple has many attractions of which one of them is the Stone Chariot or Ratha that stands in the courtyard is actually a shrine designed in the shape of an ornamental chariot.  Interestingly the wheels were once capable of turning but unfortunately not anymore.

 

Vittala Temple, Hampi

Stone Chariot – Vittala Temple, Hampi

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