HAMPI CONSERVATION STUDIES - National Institute of Design, India

INITIATOR: NID, AHMEDABAD. DSQ Principal on the Study Team

Hampi is a UNESCO World Heritage Site located near Hospet in the Karnataka. Hampi attracts thousands of tourists and pilgrims every year. Vast stretches of boulder-strewn hills make the backdrop of Hampi unique.Dotted around the hills and valleys are 500 plus monuments. Among them are beautiful temples, basements of palaces, remains of aquatic structures, ancient market streets, royal pavilions, bastions, royal platforms, treasury buildings - the list is practically endless! In Hampi at every turn there is a surprise. As an open museum, Hampi has numerous popular locations which are a must see for every tourist and devotee!