Elephant Stables, Hampi

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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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  • Beautifully preserved stables for the Royal elephant with arches and domes in the Interior. The dwellings of the guardian is immediately adjacent.
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  • This place should definitely be in your list of places to see in Hampi. First time I saw an elephant stable as compared to horse stables that are common. When our guide explained that the arches in th...  more »
  • The Royal Elephant Stables are situated behind the Zanana Enclosure; you walk through the Zanana Enclosure and past the Lotus Mahal, down the path and into another large enclosure at the end of which ...  more »
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