Elephant Stables, Hampi

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Must see · Architectural Building · Historic Site
Discover a piece of Indian history at Elephant Stables, part of the World Heritage-listed set of monuments at Hampi. The long, imposing structure dates from the 15th century, built to house the Vijayanagara Empire's royal elephants. Admire the Indo-Islamic architecture, its domed chambers where the elephants were held, and the elaborately detailed decorations that adorn the walls. Step into one of the arched doorways and imagine it in its past glory, when it used to contain the highly revered animals. Our Hampi trip maker tool makes visiting Elephant Stables and other Hampi attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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  • Good place in monuments. This place shows that how elephants were in royal palaces to grow Royal feel in kingdom. Those elephant's caretaker were also staying at same place.  more »
  • There is special building for King's elephant and beside there are same accommodation for other elephants too. Also beside elephants shelter there is Mahut's home too. Nice lawn is laid in front of...  more »
  • Beautiful monument. They used to keep elephants here. Well maintained. Open & camera allowed. Avoid hot summer noons.
  • This is an amazing structure, it was as used stables for royal elephants. It’s next to Lotus Mahal. You can sit and relax here under lush green trees and enjoy the breathtaking view.

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