Hospet is the city of the ancient ruins. Hospet trip will allow you to explore this tiny quaint town with amazing architectural designs of magnificent structures. This town was constructed during the reign of Krishna Deva who ruled the Vijayanagar Empire and it was built in the memory of his mother, Nagambalika. It is the perfect mélange of the modern world and the past world. It is because of that there are modern technological marvels on one side and the ancient monuments on the other that gives a unique identity to Hospet. Also, Hospet is one of the largest producers of steel and iron. Thus, Hospet is also called the “Steel City” or “Iron City”. Our Hospet Tourism Guide helps the people to plan their perfect and memorable holiday trip with their family, friends, or loved ones.
Hospet is 12 km far away from the UNESCO World Heritage Site which is the ancient ruined city of Hampi. Hospet Travel Guide contains many tourist attractions such as the Tungabhadra Dam, temples to Panchamukhi Hanuman and Shaneshwara, ancient forts, any number of virgin hills, and other dams in the neighborhood that visitors love to discover. Here, tourists can easily indulge in various adventurous activities like coracle on the river, bird watching, riverside stroll, tour the Hippie Island, explore Daroji Bear Sanctuary, and trekking and many more.
Numerous temples and monuments throw light on the rich past of this ancient city. Hospet is the home to the Vijayshree-theme Village where rural India comes to life. This place is based on the culture of Rajasthan so that it is enlivened by folk music and dances. Some spectacular attractions like Harihara, Chitra Durga Fort, Tungabhadra River, Huligemma Devi Temple, Krouncha Giri Temples, Bellary Fort, Jambunatheshwara Hill Temple, Lakshmi Narasimha Temple, Hazara Rama Temple, Ananthashayana Temple, and Virupaksha Temple, etc. must be visited during a stay in Hospet.
Apart from it, the local markets of Hospet are a treasure trove of folk handicrafts and arts such as caskets, pendants, beads, and perfumed wood crafts that are made from sandalwood. Here, tourists can shop for handloom fabrics from Guledgudda and Bijapur and Lambani jewelry.
There are several varieties of accommodations to choose from and people easily get numerous hotels according to their budget. The hotels have well-furnished rooms and provide room service that makes their holidays comfortable. It offers a wide variety of North Indian cuisines and local dishes of the Hospet.