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  Model over Hampi Valley
by MalenaN

It was British officers that first collected sculptures from the ruins around Hampi and they put them in the Elephant Stables for display. The Archaeological Museum has been at its present location since 1972.
At the museum there is a large model over Hampi Valley and the ruins. It is good to get this view from above to see how the ruins and hills are located in relation to each other.
At the museum there is also a collection of sculptures, on display both inside and on the lawn outside. Among other things you can see is weapons from the 16th century and Neolithic tools.

The museum is open on Saturdays - Thursdays between 10 -17.
Admission is Rs 5 (June 2010), but with my ticket from Vittala Temple it was free.

After lunch in Hampi Bazaar I took an auto rickshaw to the archaeological Museum in Kamalapuram. It was Rs 50. After visiting I started my walk back to Hampi Bazaar, visiting the Royal Centre on the way.

Directions: In Kamalapuram.
Phone: 08394 - 241561
Website: http://asi.nic.in/asi_museums_hampi.asp

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  • Written Oct 30, 2010
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