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Archaeological Museum Hampi| Archaeological Museum

Hampi, the ancient capital city of the powerful Vijayanagar Empire, was founded by Harihara and Bukka in 1336, but was annexed by the Muslims in 1565, in the Battle of Talikota. Archaeological Museum Hampi,Archaeological Museum,archeological museum of hampi,Archaeological Museum in Karnataka,Archaeological Museum in Hampi,Karnataka Museums This ancient city of Hampi soon was abandoned and left in ruins. Being a world heritage site, you can feel the pulse of the ancient dynasty that ruled the people of Vijaynagar.

It is the world's largest open-air museum. The ruins are located in two areas, generally referred to as the Royal Centre. The Archeological Museum in Hampi is under the Archeological Survey of India.

On your tour to Hampi, which is situated in the ravine between two hills, the city offers you a picturesque scenario. Archaeological Museum Hampi,Archaeological Museum,archeological museum of hampi,Archaeological Museum in Karnataka,Archaeological Museum in Hampi,Karnataka Museums The rugged terrain of Hampi has the Tungabhadra River flowing in the north and rocky granite cliffs on other sides. Amidst these natural surrounding stands the ruins of Hampi, an eternal architectural splendor. So aptly, the royal Muslim envoy, Abdul Razaq had commented about Hampi being incomparable to any other, when he traveled to its ruins in 1443.

There are two archeological museums in Hampi exhibiting sculptures, inscriptions and artifacts from the period between 1480 and 1680 when Adil Shahi Sultans ruled Deccan.Archaeological Museum Hampi,Archaeological Museum,archeological museum of hampi,Archaeological Museum in Karnataka,Archaeological Museum in Hampi,Karnataka Museums The exhibits include miniature paintings, manuscripts, porcelain artifacts, coins, carpets and armory. Stone sculpture and inscriptions in Devanagari, Kannada, Arabic and Persian are also found in the Archeological Museum in Hampi. Architectural specimens of the structures in Aihole and Badami are also displayed in the second archeological museum of Hampi.

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Karnataka Government Museum and Venkatappa Art Gallery
Karnataka MuseumsEstablished in 1865, the museum houses sculpture from the Hoysala, Nolamba and Gandhara periods. Also on view are antiquities from Mohenjodaro and terracotta from Mathura. The painting section includes miniature paintings from the Rajasthani and Pahari schools. there are also traditional paintings from the Among the miscellaneous items are ivory carvings and inlay work, sandal-wood caskets and other ohjeci-and arms and armoury.

Visvesvarya Industrial and Technological Museum
One of the few museums of its kind in India, the Visvesvaraya Technological Museum has within its portals various scientific disciplines. Exhibits are placed behind glass panels, with buttons which are pressed for the experiments to begin. The Electrotechnic Gallery has various electrotechnic experiments and the history of the development of telephone technology. There is also a wall display of long distance telephone operations along with all its essential components. The Timber, Paper and Metals Gallery has a life size model of a man and woman tending a plant. There is a fascinating wall model of the map of India which is a console with various buttons.

Sri Jayachamarajendra Art Gallery
Built in 1861 as a formal entertainment palace for the Mysore royal family, the Jagan Mohan palace became a museum 1915 under the patronage of the maharaja. The entrance hall has a photographic depiction of royal activities in the erstwhile state. A quaint but popular exhibit is the French calendar clock where a group of soldiers play music to indicate the hour. The Mysore Royal Family Gallery has life size portraits painted by Indian and European artists attached to the court. An oil painting by Wesksler, the Wedding Durbar of late His Highness Krishnaraja Wodeyar IV (1900) is spectacular. Another interesting exhibit is a genealogical table of the Mysore kings from 1399 till today, painted in a leaf form in the Mysore style of art. Karnataka Museums

Tipu Sultan Museum
The Tipu Sultan Museum lies within the portals of the Daria Daulat Palace, once his summer palace and later appropriated by Arthur Wellesley. Constmcted mainly in wood, the structure rests on a vast plinth. The walls and ceilings are elaborately painted. The murals on the outer walls depict scenes from Tipu's wars while the interior walls are ornately painted with abstract designs and floral motifs. An open verandah surrounds the central edifice and green blinds protect the murals from the elements.

Archeological Museum 1
The Adil Shahi sultans ruled the Deccan from Bijapur between 1480 and 1680. The museum consequently houses antiquities from that period. These include armoury, porcelain, coins, Miniature paintings, manuscripts and carpets. On view are stone sculpture and inscriptions in Kannada, Devanagari, Arabic and Persian.

District Museum
The Museum at Hassan, established in 1977, houses a major collection of archaeological antiquities. On view are sculpture, both stone and bronze, inscriptions and coins. Also displayed are paintings, arms and weapons.

Archeological Museums 2
Karnataka Archeological MuseumsBoth these museums are under the Archaeological Survey of India. The Chalukya kings were prolific builders, as is evident from the structures at Aihole and Badami. Consequently both the museums house stone sculpture, panels and architectural fragments.

Archeological Museum,Hampi
Hampi, the capital of the Vijayanagara empire, is a highly impressive complex of monuments. On view at the museum are stone sculpture, architectural panels and lintels. Also displayed are gold coins, copper plates and illustrated palm leaf manuscripts.

 

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