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Purandaradasa Mantapa

Near Vijaya Vittala Temple, Hampi, India
+91 99860 50416
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Temple for poet Purandara das

This temple is dedicated to famous musician and poet from Vijaynagar Purandara Das .The temple is... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Nikhil P
,
Vapi, Daman and Diu, India
Mantapa for Father of Carnatic Music

It’s a well-known fact that the great 'Father of Carnatic music' - Sri Purandara Dasa, composed... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Lakshman S
,
Bengaluru, India
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Near Vijaya Vittala Temple, Hampi, India
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+91 99860 50416
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This temple is dedicated to famous musician and poet from Vijaynagar Purandara Das .The temple is situated along the Tungabhadra river and can be easily crossed via small boats . One can also view the ruins of old bridge across the mantap.

Thank Nikhil P
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It’s a well-known fact that the great 'Father of Carnatic music' - Sri Purandara Dasa, composed songs while he was in Vijayanagara and he sang in the Durbar of King Krishnadevaraya. This mantapa has been erected on the banks of River Tungabhadra and it is...More

Thank Lakshman S
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Reviewed March 17, 2018

The mandapa is located along the riverside and it is advisable to visit the temple during summer since the water levels might be low. During rains, it will be difficult to visit the temple and there are chances of flooding since the temple is very...More

Thank Arun R
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Reviewed January 29, 2018

This mandapa is almost in the middle of the river with several pillars. Its a good visit. You can either reach this place from the Kodandarama Temple from near Virupaksha Temple of from Vitthala Temple.

Thank rakhsup
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Reviewed November 14, 2017

It is a open pillarred mantapa on the banks of Tungabhadra river dedicated to peot Purandaradasa. It is on a simple trek route from Hampi Bazaar to Vitthala Temple near King's Balance. It is believed that the great poet composed his creations here which were...More

Thank rat_astro
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Reviewed July 13, 2017

You'll come across a lot of mandapas when roaming around Hampi. The structures are still intact, which is surprising!

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Reviewed July 13, 2017

Further ahead to the kings balance is this mantapa, with several pillars erected in between the river situated near to Vitthala temple complex. Its quite a far walk to this place but worth the time spent.

Thank Anson_Cabral
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Reviewed June 8, 2017

this is behind the vitthala temple after crossing the kings balance.nice view.calm atmosphere.we walked to reach there for 15 minutes.best time to visit here is in the evening.

Thank raja p
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Reviewed July 17, 2016

We will see several pillars erected in the middle of the river. This is the Pillard bridge constructed at the time of Krishnadevaraya for transportation from this place to the other place which is approximately away by a kilometer. Top of the bridge is completely...More

Thank bankasathyanarayana
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Reviewed January 6, 2016

Accessibility is a bit difficult to this place. But the walk from Vittala temple is rewarding. One can opt for coracle ride here.

Thank SreeHarsha S
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