Stepped Tank, Hampi
Categories: Landmarks, Tourist Spots
Learn about the ancient technological achievement in terms of collecting the rain water at Stepped Tank. Because of the dry and rainy periods, people of the region had to come up with a way to preserve the excess water, and prevent flooding in the same time. Thus, this tank was built, half a millennium ago. Besides being useful, it’s also an example of marvelous architecture through almost perfect symmetry of the stones laid in the ground to form a pit where the water is kept. Arrange your visit to Stepped Tank and discover more family-friendly attractions in Hampi using our Hampi travel itinerary maker.
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When I was about this place in a travel brouchere on reaching Hampi , I earmarked this place on my excursion list . On visiting it I was not at all disappointed , it is so wonderfully done at that poi... read more »
The stepped tank is almost in the centre of the Vijayanagar Ruins. One can have a look at the various attractions there. Hiring a local guide who would charge Rs 100/- is a must. The tourists must be ... read more »
watching this stepped well is so mesmerising..cold not get enough of it. beautifully aligned steps during that era.. this is my favorite place in the entire collection of the Hampi monuments
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