The Virupaksha Temple is a Hindu temple, located in Hampi in the Ballari district of Karnataka, India. The establisher of the temple is Chalukyas. This temple was constructed in 7th century. The main god of the temple is Lord Shiva. The best months for visiting the temple are December to February. The temple will remain open from 9 am to 1 pm and from 5 pm to 9 pm. You can worship Lord Shiva and as well you can do the sightseeing inside the temple.
According to the best time to visit the temple, you can plan your Virupaksha tour. The temple is so nice to view from above and around. Once you step into the temple, you do not want to come out that much the temple and its architecture will be jaw dropping. You can visit the temple either with your friends or family people or as couples that depends on you. This temple was constructed by Lakkan Dandesha, a nayaka under the ruler Deva Raya II of the Vijayanagara Empire.
You can reach the temple by roadway, railway and airway. If you want to take flight, you should reach Ballari airport and from there reach the temple by cab. If you want to travel in train, you need to reach the Hospet railway station and from there you need to reach the temple by cab or bus. If you want to travel by road, you need to reach Bangalore and from there go to Hampi by bus. Plan your traveling route based on your console.
Virupaksha Temple 360 view