Elephant Stables, Hampi
Categories: Historic Sites, Landmarks, Tourist Spots
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 style building, its domed chambers where the elephants were held, and the elaborate and 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. Take a look at our Hampi family vacation planner to schedule your visit to Elephant Stables and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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Amongst the group of monuments where the elephant stables stand, they're perhaps the only monument which haven't been damaged much & withstood the test of time.. Worth seeing.
At the back of the complex containing Lotus Mahal, are the stables that were constructed to keep the royal elephants. The place is very clean & green and is well kept by the ASI. One must visit it whe... read more »
A mention of the elephant stable might evoke little interest upfront , but the mystique of this place and the good work done by ASI makes it a compelling recommendation . Its a mix of Islamic and Drav... read more »
Elephant Stable during Sri. Krishnadevarayalu vari times was also very grand. It reflects the importance and significance given out to the Royal elephants.
after seeing this place felt ..in that history time the total empire would be so big and massive..impressive restoration by our Indian archaeological department, hats off to them!!
Padma latha Bhadriraju
Most beautiful place in the world
huge stables for elephants with a near by museum, its very interesting place. Unlike other monuments in Hampi, this place has dome structure.
Lots of greenery, nothing much of activity except for elephant stables completely made of stone for the war elephants !!! Don't miss the architectural marvels behind it but need to walk a lot around !!
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