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Underground Temple

Near Noblemen's Quarters | Near Hampi Bus Stand, Hampi, India
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Ruines of shiva temple

This temple is much below the ground level but not underground. It must be filled during monsoon... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Anoop_ind
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Hyderabad, India
Interesting visit

Nobody knows how this temple was built, except for that it was built to safeguard itself from... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Lotuspearl
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good46%
  • Average23%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
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“ground level” (17 reviews)
“bit smelly” (2 reviews)
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Near Noblemen's Quarters | Near Hampi Bus Stand, Hampi, India
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"ground level"
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"knee high water"
in 2 reviews
"bit smelly"
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"stagnant water"
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"offer prayers"
in 2 reviews
"bat poop"
in 2 reviews
"medieval times"
in 2 reviews
"lord shiva"
in 5 reviews
"water canal"
in 2 reviews
"visit this place"
in 5 reviews
"sanctum sanctorum"
in 2 reviews
"rainy season"
in 2 reviews
"worth a visit"
in 3 reviews
"bats"
in 20 reviews
"roof"
in 7 reviews
"monsoon"
in 5 reviews
"moss"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This temple is much below the ground level but not underground. It must be filled during monsoon season, probably that's why named as underground temple. There is nothing as such in temple but the group of pillar supporting roof in front of temple to look...More

Thank Anoop_ind
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nobody knows how this temple was built, except for that it was built to safeguard itself from invaders.

Thank Lotuspearl
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Awestruck by the hardship that would have gone into its construction! Due to stagnant water around the main deity area, its stinky and full of moss - these should be addressed

Thank sxgupta
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Reviewed 4 June 2018

I visited Hampi with my family in June, 2017 end and while touring various places of archaeological interest, we visited the Prasanan Virupaksha aka Underground Siva Temple around its closing time of 3:00 / 4:00 pm. The architectural marvel has been constructed below ground level...More

Thank MadMaxIndia
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Reviewed 12 April 2018 via mobile

Renovation was going on in March 2018. In the dry season it may seem like any other temple of Hampi but apparently the main chamber is filled with water during the monsoons.

4  Thank Payal G
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Reviewed 11 April 2018 via mobile

Its in hampi of kamalapura and 12 km from hospet .its siva temple no lingam in the temple .when monsoon it filled with water .

Thank Gopigsr
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Reviewed 9 April 2018

This temple is devoted to Lord Shiva and has idol of Nandi inside. The temple is abandoned one and no religious ceremonies are conducted here. Though many people think this is the only underground temple of Lord Shiva, there is another underground temple of Lord...More

Thank Nikhil P
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Reviewed 19 March 2018

The top of this temple is at the ground level and the rest of the temple is below the ground level. In parts the temple may be submerged, specially during the rainy season but during the winter months it is mostly dry. It is an...More

Thank arundhatib72
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Reviewed 20 February 2018

The temples in hampi are all abandoned. Not at all maintained. No priest or gods present. This temple is just any other temple in hampi. Its filled with water. Beware of snakes when you visit this place.

1  Thank Jayram G
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Reviewed 12 February 2018

We nearly missed this temple as there was so much else to see in Hampi. But thanks to our auto driver, we ended up visiting it. Most of the temple is sunken in the ground and if you visit in the monsoon, the water can...More

1  Thank Bijoy V
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